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Schaumburg Repetitive Injuries Attorneys

Schaumburg IL repetitive injury attorney

Workers' Compensation Injury Lawyers in Cook County and Surrounding Collar Counties

Many workplace injuries occur from a "single" accident or event but not all of them. Sometimes workers can be injured from performing similar activities over and over again which are repetitive. Repetitive injuries occur gradually over time and can have a serious impact on your ability to do your job as well as other daily activities. Such injuries entitle the worker to worker's compensation benefits.

At the workers' compensation law firm of Grauer & Kriegel, LLC, we can help you obtain the benefits you deserve. We have represented injured workers for over 40 years, and we have the skill and experience to effectively guide you through the workers' compensation process.

Workers' Comp. for Repetitive Injuries in Illinois

In order for a repetitive injury to qualify for workers' compensation benefits it must be sustained in the course of employment. The repetitive action that led to the injury must also be job-related. There are numerous professions that are prone to repetitive injuries including:

  • Office Workers – The repetitive strain of using a keyboard or computer mouse is a common cause of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome which affects the wrist.
  • Construction Workers – Workers who use jackhammers and other vibrating tools are at risk for repetitive injuries.
  • Forklift Operators – Generally require repetitive neck rotations when driving the forklift that can cause injuries.
  • Meatpackers and Butchers – Constantly cutting and slicing meat in a repetitive fashion can cause injury.
  • Factory Assembly Line Workers – Who perform the same assembly action repeatedly without variation can sustain injury.
  • Bakery Workers – Kneading dough for extended time periods can cause a repetitive injury.
  • Massage Therapists – With their continual use of hands and fingers in massaging can cause injury.
  • Grocery Store Checkers – Doing repeated motion of scanning bar codes at the check out can lead to a repetitive injury.

If you have sustained a repetitive injury while on the job, contact us at 847-240-9010 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your worker's compensation benefits. One of our attorneys will explain your rights and what you can expect from the claims process. Our office is located in Schaumburg, Illinois, just blocks from Woodfield Mall. We represent clients throughout the area including in Cook County and the surrounding collar counties. We handle our cases on a contingency basis. There is no risk in pursuing maximum compensation for your injuries as we only charge attorneys' fees after we have secured your recovery.

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