Accidents happen. It’s a fact of life and we all accept that. However there are situations where an accident occurs and it’s so serious that it prevents you from continuing on with your daily life. Perhaps you can no longer drive or are unable to perform the duties required for your job or need to take significant time off work in order to get medical attention such as surgery etc. Often times you can fully recover from your injuries but during the time you’re out of work, medical bills can pile up, homes can be lost and lives can be altered.Do you want to learn more? Visit Slominski Law
Surprisingly a lot of people accept these injuries as something unfortunate that happened to them and suffer silently with the consequences. They are not aware of their legal rights to workers compensation.
In one situation a woman who worked for a company that cares for people with disabilities experienced back and neck injuries after trying to control a patient with learning disabilities who had become upset. After the incident she needed to have rehabilitation in a center that does Orthopedic and Occupational Rehab. This woman did not realize she was eligible for workers compensation until she found the proper guidance.
An injury to the back is the most common injury that a workers compensation lawyer handles. Back injuries can be very painful and can range from the extreme of herniated disks to a sprain. However a bank injury can easily result in job loss, medical treatments such as surgery or life long disability.
There are instances where the workers compensation insurance companies will encourage injured clients to seek the advice of “insurance” doctors or try and manipulate or even contradict the treatments and diagnosis of your doctor. This sort of input from the insurance agency can be confusing and stressful. You need to remember that all back claims are entitled to receive compensation for the injuries.
Workers compensation laws can be confusing for an injury victim. Reaching out to a lawyer who specializes in workers compensation laws can help you get the guidance and advice you need. All injuries are different. Some occur over time due to repetitive motion such as carpal tunnel and others happen because of one accident. Either way a work injury attorney will know how to handle your case and get you the money you need and deserve. The sooner you bring a work injury attorney into the situation the better off you will be.