Work Related Strains and Sprains

Most strain and sprain injuries in Kansas City occur at the workplace. In many cases, this type of injury should be covered by workers’ compensation. The U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), has specific guidelines governing workers’ comp, including:

  • Giving workers assistance to proactively address work-related ergonomics

  • Conducting workplace inspections

  • Making possible hazards visibly identifiable

  • Issuing citations when violations occur or are found

 

In many cases, a work-related strain or sprain is caused by some of the following events or activities:

  • Slips and falls

  • Performing new tasks with old methods

  • Inadequate or non-existent training protocols

  • Forceful, repeated, prolonged, or awkward movements related to job duties

  • Heavy or frequent strenuous lifting or carrying heavy loads

 

If you have a concern or you suffered a strain and/or sprain, you need to bring this to the attention of your employer (or, in some cases, the union or co-workers). If your employer makes no changes and the conditions remain problematic, you may need to seek out a worker’s compensation attorney experienced with employment laws.

Seek Justice By Calling G. Gray Law

If your strain or sprain is affecting your ability to work (or if the injury has led to more serious issues), you rightfully deserve compensation for any damages incurred, including medical expenses. In some cases, the  insurance company may not offer fair and reasonable compensation. In cases like these, call us immediately for assistance with your personal injury or worker’s compensation case.

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Strains & Sprains

Although some strains and sprains may not cause debilitating consequences, others can cause substantial discomfort and can greatly affect an individual’s ability to work.

Whether your injury was due to another’s negligence or was incurred in the normal course of your employment, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses.

 

The attorneys at G. Gray Law are prepared to take on your case and, using our decades of experience, fight for the compensation you rightfully deserve.

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104. W 9th St. Ste 401
Kansas City, Mo 64105

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