This post looks at average workers’ comp payout for shoulder injuries in Maryland such as a torn labrum or torn rotator cuff. We will look at some of the most common types of workplace shoulder injuries and examine how the typical course of treatment for these injuries can impact their workers’ comp value in Maryland.
Workplace Shoulder Injuries
The shoulder is a vitally important part of the body with a lot of moving parts. The shoulder joint is where the large ball at the top of the upper arm bone (humerus) connects into the shoulder socket (glenoid). The labrum is a cartilage disc that lines the shoulder socket and functions as a stabilizer to restrict the movement of the humerus ball in the socket. The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles that closely encase the shoulder socket basically hold everything in place.