Shoulder injuries are common for individuals who perform heavy manual work or repetitive lifting. Construction workers, warehouse employees, delivery workers, painters and builders are among those who are susceptible to sustaining a shoulder injury at work.
A serious shoulder injury can prevent an individual from performing his or her work duties. In fact, workers who have shoulder injuries often require an extended break from work to heal. Some are never able to return to their full capacity, even after surgery and therapy.
If you suffered a shoulder injury at work or if you aggravated a pre-existing injury by performing work duties, the experienced attorneys at Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty will make sure you receive the maximum amount of compensation from the insurance company for your medical care and lost wages in your shoulder injury lawsuit.Delaware Work Injury Claim Lawyers
The most common types of shoulder injuries include:
- Shoulder impingement
- Rotator cuff tears
- Biceps tendon tears
- Dislocated shoulders
- Shoulder fractures
Treatment options include surgery, physical therapy and pain management.
The workers' compensation process can be complex. Mistakes can result in denied claims and force you to appeal the process. We are committed to standing by our clients throughout every step of their case until a settlement or judgment can be reached.
If your employer or your employer's workers' compensation insurance carrier denies injuries or attempts to downplay its severity, our Wilmington shoulder injury workers' comp settlement lawyers explore all options for proving the injury and obtaining rightful benefits.
We can review the facts of your case and provide a straightforward assessment during a free consultation. Call 302-856-9868 or email us to schedule an appointment.