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What Is a Shoulder Injury?

A shoulder injury is any type of injury to one or both of a person’s shoulders. A shoulder injury can be particularly debilitating, since they often affect the person’s use of their hands and arms. Shoulder injuries can also develop in connection with head, neck, or back injuries. 

Some common causes of shoulder injuries may include:

Finally, shoulder injuries may also be caused directly through criminal acts or civil tort acts such as assault and battery.

Is It Possible to Be Compensated for Losses Caused by a Shoulder Injury?

Depending on the nature of your shoulder injury, you may be able to recover various losses that were caused by a shoulder injury. In general, most persons can recover the following financial costs in relation to a shoulder injury claim:

If the injury is due to a work-related accident, the injured person may need to file a claim with a government agency in order to obtain relief. In some states, a person cannot file a work-related lawsuit unless they first file with such an agency. A lawyer may be needed in order to file the claim with the agency. 

What Type of Evidence Do I Need to File an Injury Lawsuit?

If you have suffered a shoulder injury, you should take the following steps to make sure that you have enough evidence to satisfy a claim:

In some personal injury claims, the testimony of an expert medical witness may be required. The expert witness may be requested to verify the extent of a shoulder injury. An attorney can help brief you on how to cooperate with expert witnesses.

Do I Need a Lawyer for a Shoulder Injury Claim?

Shoulder injury claims can often be complex. They may involve several weeks or months of research and analysis. This means that your claim may be processed some while after the actual injury occurred. You may wish to work with a personal injury lawyer, who can help you compile all the documents and evidence that will be used in your case.   

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Last Modified: 08-05-2015 03:15 PM PDT

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