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Explaining The Term “Frozen Shoulder”

It’s not surprising that frozen shoulder is an injury quite familiar to Columbia workers’ comp attorneys, as many jobs require workers to use their arms for heavy and/or repetitive lifting. Putting out a hand to brace a fall is another common cause of a shoulder injury. Shoulder Injuries Cause the Most Missed Work Days A 2014…

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Our Workers’ Comp Attorneys Can Help Injured Nurses

The lifting and moving of overweight patients by hospital nursing staff is an occupational hazard and becoming more so with the increase in obesity. Some disquieting statistics published by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show that each year hospital nursing employees suffer approximately 35,000 musculoskeletal-type injuries. A serious injury results in missed…

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3 Signs That Your Workers’ Comp Case Isn’t Being Handled Properly

If you have recently been hurt while you were on the job, you might have filed a workers’ compensation claim. In the best of circumstances, these cases are handled quickly, professionally and properly. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Luckily, the Columbia workers’ comp attorneys at Harris & Graves, P.A. can help you. These are a…

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