Workers compensation lower back settlements often involve a spinal segment, two vertebrae separated by an intervertebral disc, the nerves that leave the spinal cord at that level, and the small facet joints that link each level of the spinal column.
Workers Compensation lower back settlements involve the lumbar spine anatomy made up of 24 spinal bones, called vertebrae. Vertebrae are stacked on top of one another to create the spinal column. The spinal column gives the body its form. It is the body's main upright support.
Workers comp lower back settlements are based on many factors, legal and medical. The next series of blogs will outline the medical aspects of low back pain and their relationship to Wisconsin worker's compensation law.