Anything that happens while you are on the clock or doing something on behalf of the employer. The legal terminology is that you were in the course and scope of employment. Workplace injuries can involve physical strain in muscles and tendons while lifting heavy items and injuries suffered from completing a regular task at work. Work related injuries can be accidental as well as intentional. Most likely any injuries that are sustained as a result of a work-based scenario can be entitled to compensation. Some work-based injuries can also come in the form of an illness. Such illnesses such as asthma can develop from unsafe work conditions and can be considered a workplace injury. If you suffered from an injury or illness you believe is caused from your workplace, please call us at (817) 335-5100 and we would be happy to hear your claim. 

Jim M. Zadeh
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