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Workers Comp Back and Neck Injuries

Injuries to the back or spine are some of the most common on the job injuries. These injuries can occur from a number of activities, including lifting, falling or turning.

Compensation for Neck and Back Work Injuries

Under the workers compensation laws, work-related injuries for back conditions are considered Body As A Whole ("BAW") or Man as a Whole ("MAW") injuries. In Missouri, injured workers can receive up to 400 weeks of compensation for these injuries. In Illinois, which uses the MAW terminology, a back injury may be compensated up to 500 weeks. The level of disability, typically expressed in terms of a percentage, is used to determine the compensation. Injuries such as herniated disks may result in significant settlements.

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