It is not uncommon to suffer a shoulder injury in the work place as a result of your on the job responsibilities. Candidly, should injuries suffered on the job are again some of the most common on the job injuries an employee is likely to incur, as told by statistics reported under the Florida Worker’s Compensation Laws. Of these shoulder injuries suffered while working, over half involve problems with the employee’s rotator cuff. Not all shoulder injuries, however, are obvious. In some cases, you may have injured your shoulder on the job subtly, or more likely, over time by doing the same, repeated motion or task that has gradually caused you shoulder damages. Indications you have likely suffered a shoulder injury are:

  • Limited range of motion in your shoulder coupled with pain
  • Stiffness with an inability to freely rotate your shoulder
  • Shoulder feels dislocated (or could pop out)
  • Lack of strength to accomplish daily, routine activities

While some of these work-related shoulder injuries can heal in short amount of time, others lead to permanent damage that might require surgery for repair. That is why it is important you treat any possible job-related shoulder injury seriously: if you do not have it looked at properly and quickly, it will only get worse and cause more damages. Further, if not obvious, surgery on your shoulder can keep you away from work for a long time . . . time away needed to heal. In fact, a serious shoulder injury can be a career ending injury, depending on your profession. If you are in the construction, landscaping or manufacturing industries, such career consequences could even be described as commonplace. If after your injury, your employer will not accommodate work restrictions ordered by a physician, contact one of LeavenLaw experienced worker’s compensation attorneys to discuss your rights and a possible case today. We are here to help.


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.