Working Hard for the Hardworking People of Connecticut

January 2018

Does Workers’ Comp Cover Repetitive Strain Injuries?

If you have ever worked at a job that expected you to perform the same motions over and over, every hour of every day, you likely have felt the pain of a repetitive strain injury, commonly known as an RSI. RSIs are very common in many workplaces—from offices to factories. When these injuries arise, victims often wonder whether workers’ compensation entitles them to receive benefits to cover their medical expenses.