Trauma from Repetitive WorkIf you work in a factory or a place where you are required to repeat certain movements for hours, you can suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be anything from sprains resulting from prolonged typing or trauma injuries due to repetitive hammering etc. Since these condition results from such jobs, your employer is legally obliged to pay you for damages. Even if you must stand for long periods of time to complete a job, the recovery from the strain is also covered.
Physical InjuriesYou can receive worker’s compensation for any physical injury you sustain in the course of your work duties. For example, if you burn yourself while soldering, fracture a bone after falling from scaffolding or get a cut trying to stop yourself from falling, you can recover benefits that can help you heal and recover faster.
What Worker’s Compensation Pays ForYou should be paid for the following as compensation for your injuries:
- First aid
- Hospital care
- Surgery, if needed
- Emergency services
- Special wheelchair
- Physical therapy or chiropractic care