Lower Back Injuries
Nearly everyone experiences lower back pain at some point in their lives. Even very mild back pain can be prohibitive to accomplishing everyday tasks. According to the National Institutes of Health, most lower back pain occurs following an accident or trauma. Depending on the severity of the injury, lower back problems could cause ongoing pain and suffering and may prevent the injured person from working, completing daily activities, or enjoying hobbies and recreation.
If you have suffered a lower back injury while at work, you may be entitled to financial compensation to help with your medical bills and rehabilitation. To discuss your situation, contact the Morehead City workplace injury attorneys from the Law Office of Sam Scudder, today at 919-851-3311.
Causes of Lower Back Injuries
Lower back injuries can occur during various accidents or activities but often occur on the job. Some ways that people sustain lower back injuries include:
- Heavy lifting
- Contact stress (repeated contact between the lower back and a sharp or heavy object)
- Lack of proper safety equipment
- Heavy machinery accident
An injury to the lumbar area of the spine may cause ongoing physical pain or disability, which have the potential to lead to emotional or financial problems as well. You and your family should not have to face these difficulties alone.
If you have sustained a lower back injury through while at work and believe you were not fully responsible for your injury, call 919-851-3311 today. The Morehead City workers’ compensation lawyers of the Law Office of Sam Scudder, have experience assisting those suffering in similar situations and can help you in seeking any compensation you are due.