The meniscus cartilage has no nerve endings, so small tears may not be obvious until they get larger and the area around it becomes swollen and painful. The knee injury might be treated with ice, anti-inflammatory medicines, physical therapy and rest. Serious tears may require surgery.
If you suffered a knee injury at work because of sudden twists to the knee because of too much weight or pressure on the knee, or some other work-related cause, then you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. An experienced workers’ compensation attorney can review your injury with you and help you get the benefits you need — medical treatment and payment for lost wages.
At the Eley Law Firm in Denver, we have helped hundreds of Colorado workers obtain the workers’ comp benefits to which they are entitled.
It Can Start With A Sharp Twist Of The Knee
Bending the knee and reaching out to catch a falling box, lifting and twisting the leg at the same time, stepping into an unexpected hole on a construction site — there are many ways a knee injury may happen. Sometimes the pain is immediate. More often, the knee injury may not be painful at the time it happens.
An attorney who understands knee injuries and who knows doctors who can explain the problem to an insurance carrier or an administrative judge can help you get the benefits you need and deserve.
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If your knee injury happened at work, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Call our office in Denver at 303-785-2828 for a free case evaluation. You may also fill out the email form on the Contact page, and a representative from our office will be in touch with you shortly. We look forward to hearing from you and working with you on your case.