A back injury suffered on the job can have long ranging symptoms that may affect your ability to work. A workers' comp lawyer can answer questions about a claim and assist with the filing process.
Unfortunate news in the world of Wisconsin worker's compensation: the agreed-upon bill is dead. A post-mortem can be found at WisconsinWatch.org ("Titans clash, worker's comp changed die"). It is a near certainty that no changes to the worker's compensation law will happen this year.