When a worker is injured on-the-job, the injury itself is frustrating enough. But workers also have to consider the implications of being unable to work until they have recovered. During that time, the worker may experience some financial challenges due to lost wages and the medical bills.
A Pittsburgh man had been working for the city when he suffered a neck injury at work in 1992. Though he went back to work, he couldn't perform the same duties and was given a different job. He continued working until he was laid off several years later.