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Aug 23, 2018

Emily Borg, a Chicago partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Workers’ Compensation Group, discusses how to successfully defend against workers’ compensation claims for repetitive trauma injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. She explains the factors for a repetitive trauma claim and the unique burden of proof challenges for a claimant. Emily then shares strategies for culling out non-meritorious claims. She uses two of her recent victories to illustrate three key elements for the successful defense of a repetitive trauma claim.