The problems you described may be related to your job. Your doctor's opinion about whether your injuries are related to your job will be significant. However, due to certain time limitations under Alabama law as well as having to prove that your injuries are work-related, you need to contact an attorney specializing in workers' compensation claims.
No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers. Rule 7.2, Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct.
In order for your claim to fall under workers' compensation, your treating physician must be of the opinion that the injuries you described above were caused from either an accident at work or from a repetitive motion or activity you perform at work. Even then, you will likely have to file a lawsuit and allow a judge to decide whether the claim is compensable. It sounds like you need to consult with an attorney experienced in these matters.
Alabama State Bar, Rules of Professional conduct, Rule 7.2 (e), requires the following language in all attorney communications: No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.
You need to discuss all of this with your doctor. No attorney will be able to do you any good unless your doctor is able to render the opinion that your work activities caused or contributed to the injuries which are being treated.
An experienced Workers' Compensation attorney can help to guide you through this process.
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