Settlement workers are the lifeblood of our legal system. From drafting and reviewing contracts to testifying in court, these individuals play an essential role in transporting justice to the individual. Unfortunately, this work is not without its risks. Steroid injection is one of those risks. Settlement workers receive injections of corticosteroids, which can increase their risk of developing settlement worker’s compensation (SWC) injuries. In fact, a recent study found that steroid injections are associated with an increased incidence of SWC injuries. Given these risks, it’s important for employers to be aware of them and take steps to mitigate them as much as possible. By doing so, they can reduce the chances that their settlement workers will suffer injury on the job and need to file a claim.
Background of Steroid Injection
Steroid injection has been used as a treatment for a variety of conditions such as arthritis, joint pain, and tendonitis. In recent years, steroid injections have also been used to treat various sports injuries. Steroid injections are typically given by a doctor in the form of a shot or an injection into a muscle. Steroid injections can help reduce inflammation and improve pain relief.
Settlement workers’ compensation benefits are typically based on the average wage for the type of work that the worker was doing at the time of their injury. If someone receives a steroid injection to treat an injury, their settlement benefits may be increased because steroid injections are considered medical treatment.
Settlement Workers’ Compensation and Steroid Injection
Settlement workers’ compensation pays benefits to individuals who are injured or become ill as a result of their work. In order to qualify for settlement workers’ compensation, you must be employed by a company that is covered by the workers’ compensation program. Settlement workers are typically contract employees who provide services to a particular client or customer.
Settlement workers may be subject to steroid injection during the course of their job. Steroid injections are often used in order to enhance the appearance and performance of muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Steroid injections can also be used in order to treat various medical conditions such as chronic pain, joint inflammation, and muscle weakness.
In general, settlement workers’ compensation benefits will increase if steroid injection is involved in your injury or illness. The extent of the benefit increase will depend on many factors including the type and amount of steroid injected, your occupation, and the severity of your injury or illness.
The Effects of Steroid Injection on Settlement Workers’ Compensation
Steroid injection has been shown to increase settlement workers’ compensation benefits. This is because steroid injection can help reduce the amount of pain and inflammation that is felt by a worker. The use of steroid injection can also speed up the healing process, which can lead to a quicker resolution of the workers’ compensation claim.
Settlement workers face many dangers while they are working, but steroid injection may be the most dangerous. Settlement workers who receive injections of steroids are at an increased risk for developing tendon rupture, which can lead to long-term disability. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of receiving steroid injection, please don’t hesitate to contact our office for legal representation. We will do everything we can to help you receive the compensation you deserve.