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What Do Preexisting Injuries Mean For Workers’ Compensation?

When the demands of your job weigh heavily on your body, it’s not uncommon for work conditions to aggravate a preexisting injury. Your injury may have worsened over time due to repetitive tasks. Or perhaps you suffered an on-the-job accident that exacerbates an old ailment. Now you’re wondering if you’re entitled to workers’ comp benefits.

At Skibiel Law, we understand your concerns and are here to clarify your rights and options. Since 1992, our firm has been dedicated to the cause of fighting for injured workers in Jonesboro, Atlanta and beyond. We have successfully recovered over $100 million for our clients, reflecting our commitment and the trust placed in us by thousands of injured workers over the years. Here, you will be our priority.

Common Preexisting Injuries

Many people have a history of injuries that can be impacted by their work. Common preexisting injuries include:

Labor-intensive roles, particularly in warehouses and factories, can significantly worsen these conditions. Repetitive use and heaving lifting are also common culprits in the progression of these injuries.

What Are Your Options?

If you’re grappling with a preexisting injury that’s been aggravated by your job, don’t give up hope. You may still qualify for workers’ comp if your injury is now disabling and prevents you from working.

However, getting benefits can be a challenging and complex process. Your employer and their insurer will likely try to undermine your claim.

These challenges aren’t insurmountable, especially with our skilled lawyers by your side. Our lead attorney is a former insurance lawyer who knows exactly how to navigate these claims against powerful insurance companies and employers. You can count on our team to be your fierce advocates.

We Can Help You Move Forward

Don’t let worries about a preexisting injury hold you back from seeking guidance on workers’ comp. You may be entitled to valuable benefits. We’re here to help.

With our history of successful advocacy and a compassionate approach, we’ll ensure your case gets the attention it deserves. Reach out to us today at 770-400-0963, and let’s get you back on the path to recovery and financial stability.