Neck Injury Claims

Discuss Your Injury with a St. Petersburg Workers' Compensation Lawyer

Another common workplace injury involves the head and the neck. This is true because the neck is, again, an easily injured party of the body. Any part of your neck, namely its muscles, vertebrae, other bones, joints, tendons, or associated nerves, if injured on the job, can cause you significant pain and easily interfere with your ability to satisfactorily perform your job functions. Neck pain may also originate from your shoulder, jaw, head or upper arms, if they are injured. Pain from a work-related injury may also be caused by tears in muscles or injuries to the joints between vertebrae. Neck injuries are frequently seen or incurred in jobs that involve lifting or moving, done repeatedly. If you have suffered a neck injury as the result of a workplace-related accident in the Tampa Bay area or the State of Florida, please Contact the work comp lawyers at LeavenLaw for assistance. Types of Neck injuries include:

  • Herniated discs
  • Fracture
  • Broken neck
  • Neck laceration
  • Sprains or strains
  • Spinal cord injury in neck area
  • Puncture wound to neck of shoulder area
  • Animal bite to neck

LeavenLaw’s experienced worker’s compensation team receives many inquiries for help regarding workplace-related neck injuries. This is true, in part, because neck injuries are immediately painful as soon as they are incurred. Unfortunately, however, the long term effects of a workplace-related neck injury are not always immediately able to be ascertained. If you injured your neck on the job, you are likely concerned about your ability to do your job competently enough to return to work . We understand your concerns and will outline your valuable legal rights and your timeline for returning to work.

On the job neck injuries can create the following problematic and painful symptoms which should be fully evaluated by a medical professional to evaluate the full possible extent your potential damage:

  • Tingling in your fingers, arms or hands
  • Numbness of one or both of your arms
  • Pain in the neck area commencing after any blow to the head or upper shoulders
  • Sharp pain that shoots down one or both arms

Occupational Neck Injuries

The cause of occupational neck injuries are often complex, hard to determine and can in fact be caused by many things. Possible caused be related to poor posture, the sedentary nature of a desk job, and weak spinal muscles surrounding the pelvis and shoulders. Further, if your job requires heavy or repetitive lifting, you are vulnerable to neck problems and injuries. These situations make workers susceptible to suffering a workplace-related injury making worker’s compensation coverage for such injury possible.


LeavenLaw is a consumer protection law firm that helps hurt workers receive just compensation for their workplace related injuries and losses that result therefrom. LeavenLaw is not just another law firm; it is a highly experienced law firm with an excellent track record at handling workers’ compensation cases throughout Central Florida. Assisting hurt workers and dealing with on-the-job Injuries is what it and its attorneys do for a living, and do very well. LeavenLaw serves clients throughout the State of Florida from its centrally located offices in Tampa Bay and Orlando, Florida to best meet your needs.

If your workplace injury is serious, it is imperative that your legal rights are protected. This is where LeavenLaw can help you. It is critical that you do the research to find a reputable and capable worker’s compensation attorney to assist you in the is imperative, trying time. A law firm with experience, resources and a long-standing track record of success is what you need. LeavenLaw believes its success is based not only on its previous client results, but is based upon the personal relationships it has built with its clients over the last four decades.

To assist you, LeavenLaw’s website discusses its overall legal practice and its attorneys’ credentials. It further provides powerful educational information on Florida Workers’ Compensation Law. Remember, every hurt worker’s case is unique and deserves to be evaluated on its own, independent basis. Please contact LeavenLaw for a free consultation before making a decision about legal representation. You will speak with an experienced worker’s compensation attorney directly, not a staff member.

In the end, LeavenLaw welcomes the challenges offered by difficult cases involving serious injuries and complex issues. If you have been injured on the job due to a workplace related incident, do not hesitate to call and talk to us. You deserve to know your valuable Legal Rights.