I was diagnosed with carpel tunnel syndrome two weeks after I was laid off. Since carpel tunnel is a gradual injury and not from one incident, do I have a workers’ compensation claim?

Posted  09-16-2010

Ann Kiernan replies:

Probably, especially if you had any symptoms (tingling, numbness, etc.) while you were still employed. Ask your former employer for a report of injury form, and take it to your doctor.

Good luck.


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