Back injuries due to on the job related accidents or functions can be caused for a wide array of reasons. From a slip or fall to repetitive motions, the injuries suffered can be long lasting, affecting a person and their family’s quality of life for years to come.
Common job related back injuries include:
On some occasions, the full severity of the back injury may not reveal itself for months or even years after an accident. This is why seeking the guidance of a legal professional becomes essential. If you are suffering from a debilitating back injury, you may be entitled to compensation.
While your back injury may be the result of an array of factors, its cause may be linked to the negligence of another party. In these cases, the negligent party can often be held accountable. In addition to falls and hazardous working conditions, the Mayo Clinic (1) sites other common causes of workplace back injuries such as force, repetition, stress and posture.