Neck Injuries in the Workplace
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Neck injuries on the job are typically the result of sudden trauma or cumulative
stress involving compressed nerves, strained muscles, or even worn joints.
Neck pain can extend to the shoulders and back area.
Common causes of workplace neck injuries include the following:
- Slips, trips, and falls
- Falling objects
- Repetitive motion
- Limited range of motion
Smolich & Smolich, we are committed to guiding you through the
workers’ compensation process in order to obtain the benefits you deserve. If your workers’
comp benefits do not cover all of your medical expenses and lost wages,
we can determine if you are eligible to file a personal injury lawsuit
against a negligent party.
Types of Neck Injuries
The neck is also known as the cervical spine, which is considered the most
exposed part of the spine, consisting of seven vertebrae. When your neck
suffers substantial force or trauma, it can lead to a wide variety of
severe short- and long-term health issues.
Common types of neck injuries include:
- Neck sprain
- Herniated disc
- Neck fracture
- Muscles strain
- Spinal cord injury
- Cervical dislocation
Ready to Protect Your Rights & Best Interests Today
In many cases, obtaining workers’ compensation in California can
be complex. Sometimes the initial workers’ comp claim is rejected
due to failure to provide adequate information or a missed deadline, or
the benefits are not enough to cover for all the injury costs. This is why our
Sacramento workers’ comp attorneys can ensure that your claim application is accurate and completed in a
timely fashion. Even if you received a claim rejection, we will find alternative
ways to help you make the best recovery possible.
Contact us and request a
free consultation today.