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Carpal Tunnel Injury

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Injury Attorney Steven J. Malman

Chicago, IL Carpal Tunnel Injury Lawyer

Carpal Tunnel Worker’s Compensation in Illinois

If you have developed carpal tunnel syndrome(CTS) as a consequence of ajob-related injury, the Chicago Illinois job site injury and workers’ compensation attorneys here at Malman Law may be able to help right away.

An injury to the median nerve of the hand, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can create pain, numbness, or paralysis. Sufferers may also experience tingling or burning in the fingers – particularly the index and middle fingers –pain in the wrists and hands, and a weakened grip. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is thought to be caused by pressure on the wrist and is sometimes confused with arthritis. But an important distinction is that carpal tunnel has been linked to jobs that require repetitive motions, such as factory or industrial work.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), has regulations in place regarding “cumulative trauma” disorders like Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but the relationship between CTS and work is controversial. Insurance companies and employers will often fight such cases, so you need an advocate on your side.

Employee Benefits Related to Carpal Tunnel Injuries

If you have developed Carpal Tunnel Syndrome as a result of performing your job, it makes sense to speak to a qualified Chicago work injury lawyer at Malman Law. You may be entitled to a wide variety of benefits, such as:

  • Lump Sum Settlement: After completing your treatment, and your doctor has sent you back to work, you may be entitled to compensation your time off.
  • Medical Expenses: Your medical expenses can possibly be paid in full. This can include first aid, emergency room services, prescriptions, doctor’s fees and insurance deductibles.
  • Choice of Doctor: You may be able to select your treating physician or health care facility.
  • Temporary Disability: You may be able to collect disability insurance during your recovery period.
  • Vocational Schooling: If your doctor has determined that you cannot return to your line of work, you may be eligible for additional job training.

Obviously, it can be complicated to trace the events leading to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. That’s why it’s a good idea to sit down with a Chicago worker’s comp professional at Malman Law, PC. We employ a doctor with a law degree to help us strengthen our legal approaches based on sound medical advice. We’ve provided legal service to over 20,000 Chicago area workers’ compensation and personal injury clients, and we have enjoyed a 95% success rate. See our verdicts page for some of our most rewarding cases.

Contact us today by calling our office to set up a confidential and free consultation regarding your Chicago workers’ compensation Carpal Tunnel injury. We are ready to fight for your rights.

Firm Awards & Recognitions

Steven Malman was selected to the list. The list is issued by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

  • Steven Malman was selected to the list. The list is issued by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

  • Steven Malman was selected to the list for 2018-2019.

  • Only the top 100 trial lawyers from each state or highly-populated regions of certain states who are actively practicing in civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law are eligible for invitation. Invitees must demonstrate superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a legal professional. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process based upon objective and uniformly applied criteria which includes peer nominations combined with third party research.

    Prospective members of The NTL are carefully screened prior to receiving an invitation for membership.

  • Top Attorneys Diamond Member

  • Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020

  • The American Institute of Trial Lawyers is an invitation only professional organization composed of premier trial attorneys from each state. These attorneys exemplify the very best qualities and qualifications of an attorney. Each attorney must meet stringent qualifications as a civil or criminal trial attorney. These attorneys practice in a variety of fields to help and promote the ethical and elite practice of law. Selection is based on a thorough multi phase process which includes peer nominations and third party research. Each member must be in good standing with their local compliance organization. Membership is extended to only a select few in each state and/or region.

  • As the founder of Steven J. Malman and Associates, P.C., Attorney Steven Malman has 21 years of experience handling personal injury, nursing home, medical malpractice, premises liability, construction and workers’ compensation cases. Mr. Malman is one of Chicago’s leading authorities on personal injury law and has taken a special interest in defending the elderly from neglect and abuse. He has personally handled over 10,000 cases successfully, and collected hundreds of millions dollars for his clients.

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