When falls happen on-the-job in Florida, knee injuries can occur and lead to a painful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. Knee injuries can also happen due to twisting, pivoting the wrong way, or from a direct blow to the knee. Although knee injuries are very common types of injuries, they are also very painful and may require surgery and months of rest, rehab and therapy to get back to where you once were.
Most people know when they suffer an ACL knee injury at work in Florida because they often fall to the ground immediately and cannot put any weight on their knee. Other symptoms of this type of knee injury can include: