Workers Compensation Benefits for Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder injuries are one of the most common work-related injuries that New Jersey workers file workers compensation claims for. Although a torn rotator cuff or a shoulder impingement may sound like a sports injury, the truth is that both of these shoulder injuries are relatively common. If you suffered a shoulder injury while at work, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
At the Law Offices of Dan T. Matrafajlo, our New Jersey workers comp shoulder injury lawyers are dedicated to getting you the maximum benefits available under New Jersey’s Workers’ Compensation law for your on-the-job shoulder injuries. When you are hurt at work, you are not alone.
Torn Labrum, Torn Rotator Cuff & Shoulder Impingement Claims
Work-related shoulder injuries can come in a variety of shapes and sizes. A shoulder injury may be as insignificant as a strain or as serious as a torn rotator cuff with an associated torn labrum. In order to determine the severity of a shoulder injury, it is often necessary for you to get an MRI.
Our New Jersey workers comp shoulder injury lawyers have considerable experience handling shoulder injury cases. We know the signs and symptoms to look for in determining when a work-related shoulder injury is merely a sprain or is something more serious requiring an MRI. When we are involved in the beginning stages of a shoulder injury case, we will ensure that your employer’s insurance carrier schedule a necessary MRI. If the carrier fails to schedule the MRI in a timely fashion, we will seek relief from the Court to ensure you get the benefits you deserve.
New Jersey Workers’ Comp Lawyers Experienced in Shoulder Injury Claims
Injuries to the shoulder should not be hastily dismissed as they may result in even more serious health problems with life altering consequences. Unfortunately, injured workers often find themselves without proper medical treatment and workers compensation benefits, even though they posses a valid right to both.
If you sustained injuries to your shoulder while working, you should contact a New Jersey workers comp shoulder injury lawyer. You may be eligible to receive compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and permanent damage, as well as other losses. At the Law Offices of Dan T. Matrafajlo, we are committed to getting you the full benefits that you deserve. We have offices in Elizabeth, North Brunswick and Newark, New Jersey to better serve you.
To schedule a complimentary consultation with New Jersey workers comp shoulder injury lawyer Dan Matrafajlo, call (908) 248-4404.