Injuries such as muscle strains and sprains and slipped or herniated disks are common ailments for many people. These types of injuries can occur as the result of accidents on the job, or by overdoing it while performing other activities. They can take weeks or months to heal, and are often vulnerable to re-injury.
It is not uncommon for a pre-existing injury to be aggravated by accidents, repetitive tasks, or overuse while on the job.
Are these types of injuries covered under Georgia workers’ compensation?
While there are a number of variables involved which should be discussed more in depth with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney, oftentimes the answer to this question is yes.