Addressing Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder injuries can be debilitating, making the injured person unable to lift, twist or even use the arm effectively. Moreover, the pain of these injures is often very severe. Treatment that repairs the injury or alleviates the pain is available in the form of surgery, physical therapy, medications or combination of all of these. However, treatment often requires a lengthy recovery period during which the injured person is unable to work.
Medical and other bills do not stop when a person is unable to work following a shoulder injury. The injured person should talk with a knowledgeable attorney to learn about options that can compensate for medical costs, lost wages and other expenses.
Assisting Injured Workers After Shoulder Injuries
At the Davenport law firm of Tyler & Associates, PC, attorney M. Leanne Tyler helps clients who suffered shoulder injuries on the job. She assists injured workers with workers’ compensation applications, hearings and appeals, seeking benefits for their lost wages and medical expenses. She also helps clients injured by third-party negligence file personal injury lawsuits for compensation to supplement the workers’ compensation award.
Shoulder injuries can take several forms, including:
- Separated or dislocated shoulders
- Muscle and tendon tears, including rotator cuff tears
- Arthritis caused by repeated lifting
An attorney since 1981, Ms. Tyler has the knowledge and experience to advise clients about their best options and help them obtain the benefits they need. She seeks compensation so clients can focus on healing after shoulder injuries, rather than worrying about how bills will be paid.
Causes of Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder injuries can be caused by falls, repeated lifting and twisting, and throwing or tossing. They can also arise after car or truck accidents or incidents involving industrial machinery. The firm represents clients injured while working in warehouses, hospitals and factories. Attorney Tyler helps clients understand their options and provides them with sound advice about the best course of action.
To learn more about the Davenport shoulder injury lawyer at Tyler & Associates, PC, call 563-275-4793 toll free. The firm offers free initial consultations in workers’ compensation and personal injury matters