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Common Workplace Injuries

Depending on the nature of the job in question, a wide variety of workplace injuries can occur. Workplace injuries are usually divided into two main categories:

  1. Those that are caused by a specific accident
  2. Occupational conditions that occur after continuous exposure to toxic substances, or long-term strain and stress on your body.

Some examples of common workplace injuries include:

  • Back injuries
  • Lung damage
  • Repetitive motion injuries (e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis)
  • Stress fractures
  • Neck injuries
  • Hand injuries
  • Brain injuries

Any physical injuries sustained on-the-job are most likely covered under the workers’ compensation system – especially if your injury prevents you from adequately performing your job duties. If you have been injured at your workplace, or while performing your job in any other capacity, our experienced Newport News employment attorneys can help you file an accurate, effective claim for workers’ compensation benefits, and guide you throughout the process. Contact Kalfus & Nachman PC today if you need help with your workers’ compensation claim. We represent clients throughout Norfolk, Newport News, and Roanoke, Virginia. Se habla Español.

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