Work injuries are not uncommon, particularly in many high-pressure industries. Stress-related injuries are becoming better understood, and they can have serious impacts on a worker’s emotional and psychological health. Unfortunately, there are times when those who sustain a stress-related injury at work or denied coverage by their employer or the workers’ compensation insurer. The team at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. is ready to get to work investigating your case today. Our stress-related injury attorneys want to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
Stress injuries are becoming a growing problem in Missouri and throughout the United States. Not only will work-related stress affect your mental health and physical well-being, but this type of stress can affect your productivity and earning capacity at work.
When you think of the types of industries in which a person would be likely to suffer from work-related stress, you probably think of high-pressure jobs such as law enforcement, firefighting, emergency room workers, and other similar jobs. However, job stress can arise in virtually any career. In order for a stress-related injury to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, a worker will generally have to prove that the stress was caused by:
The causes of work-related stress injuries will vary from case to case but can include things like long work hours, overbearing supervision, constantly tight deadlines, a heavy workload, and more.
There are various signs and symptoms of work-related stress injuries, including both physical as well as psychological symptoms.
Physical symptoms of work-related stress injuries can include:
Psychological symptoms of work-related stress injuries can include:
No two cases of work-related stress injuries will be the same, and you should consult with a doctor about any signs and symptoms you are having.
If you are somebody you care about has sustained a stress-related injury due to the workplace, you may need to seek legal assistance. The team at Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. is ready to help if you or having trouble receiving the compensation you are entitled to. We will investigate every aspect of your injury and work to secure the following through workers’ compensation on your behalf:
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