WORKERS COMP HAND, WRIST AND ELBOW INJURY
Repetitive Stress Injuries to the Hand, Wrist and Elbow
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- tingling and numbness in the hand
- pain in the wrist
- loss of coordination
- weakening of the grip.
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- numbness and pain from the elbow to the hand
- numbness, tingling, or cramping in the small finger and the ring finger
- pain over the inside edge of the elbow.
- repetitive bending and straightening of the elbow
- holding the elbow bent for long periods of time
- performing tasks that resist straightening of the elbow (for example shoveling or pushing open heavy doors)
- using tools that vibrate (such as a jackhammer)
- leaning on the inside edge of the elbow or forearm against a desk or edge.
Hand, Wrist and Elbow Work Injuries in Workmans Comp are Serious Matters
An elbow, wrist, and/or hand injury on the job can leave the worker unable to function as an employee. Full recovery is the goal but may be difficult to achieve if the injury is serious. This is especially true if surgery is needed and the injured worker remains out of work for a long period of time. An experienced work injury lawyer in New Jersey can provide vital representation. The laws are complex and the court system is adversarial. Obtaining maximum benefits can be a fight. Last but not least, our contact number is (856) 596-8000.