According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the rate of workplace injuries in private industry was 2.8 per 100 fulltime equivalent workers as of 2019.
Of these cases, more than 28,000 of them were neck injuries. The occupations with the highest rates of injury were nursing assistants, operators of heavy trucks and trailers, laborers, and freight, stock and material movers.
To qualify for workers’ comp benefits in Louisiana with a neck injury, you must be:
If you’ve been injured on the job, talk to our workers’ comp law firm to discuss what you need to do to receive benefits—the maximum benefits available to you—as soon as possible.
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In addition to pain, neck injuries from work can cause numbness, loss of motion, balance problems and more. It can change your life, no doubt.
You can hurt your neck in many ways, all of them qualifying for workers’ comp if they happened at work, including:
After a neck injury on the job, in addition to having your medical treatment covered, workers’ comp provides different forms of partial paycheck replacement:
The center of any workers’ comp claim is proving that your injury happened at work. That can be tricky with a neck injury, especially if it’s the kind of injury that gradually built up over time.
Your workers’ compensation lawyer, however, will know what to do—what evidence to gather and how to present your information so your claim gets approved.
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