There is a stigma against people who work indoors. They are told that they have cushy jobs that don’t require much physical activity. If you are working outdoors then it is completely believable that you will have a riskier job than if you are indoors. However, that doesn’t mean that people indoors don’t also have risks when it comes to getting injured on the job.
Thankfully California believes in a “no-fault” workers’ compensation claim. This means that when you create a claim you do not have to assess blame, prove employer negligence, or that there was legal wrongdoing in order for you to obtain your benefits. Whether you work outdoors or indoors, there are certain kinds of injuries that just happen:
When considering an office setting, the most common type of injuries is RSI. For example, if you are a computer technician then you are working on computers all day. Therefore your back is hunched, your shoulders round, and your wrists and fingers locked in the same movement. You try your best to move about every hour and shift your eyes every 25 min, but ultimately that affects your efficiency. It’s a wonky decision: protect yourself or keep up the pace of the job. Common injuries for those who work at the desk include
If these sound like anything that you have experienced, you have the right to start a workers’ compensation claim. Call 818-609-7005 or click here to start a conversation with our On The Job Injuries Attorneys at the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach in Los Angeles today. We are ready to support your needs and ensure that you are covered for the right kind of care needed. Don’t let stigma prevent you from getting the help you deserve. Our On The Job Injuries Attorneys are ready to help you today.