Types of Work Injuries
Brevard County Workers' Compensation Attorneys
After you've sustained a work-related injury, you may find yourself
unable to perform the tasks you formerly completed at work. With a drastically
altered quality of life, you do not want to deal with
denied medical claims and inability to pay for your medical expenses. Thankfully,
workers’ compensation insurance is in place to ensure that you recover the proper monetary damages
you deserve to take care of yourself during this time.
At Henderson & Futchko, P.A., our Brevard County workers' compensation
attorneys can manage the aftermath of a work injury for you. We negotiate
with insurance companies and with your employer in order to ensure that
you receive quality care in the wake of your accident. Though not all
injuries that happen on the job will clear a workers' compensation
claim, many do qualify you for coverage.
Knowing your rights and the standards surrounding these claims is the first step in protecting
you and your future.
Schedule your free consultation with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer to get started
on a claim and ensure that you are covered during this stressful time.
How can I be injured on the job?
There are numerous ways that someone can obtain an injury during the course
of their employment. Some job conditions are hazardous, while other injuries
occur over time due to recurring and difficult actions. You have the right
to a safe workplace, and if your job conditions were unsafe or the negligent
actions of another person resulted in your injuries, you have the right
to recover compensation!
Types of injuries that occur on the job and are often involved in workers'
compensation claims include:
- Slip and fall accidents
- Staircase accidents
- Building maintenance negligence
- Carpal tunnel syndrome and other joint-related injuries or diseases
- Diseases and cancers related to toxin exposure while on the job
- Construction injuries
- Truck driver accidents
- Spine and neck injuries
- Head and brain trauma resulting from falling objects
- Hearing loss and damage
- Muscular injuries resulting from strain
- Broken bones
Being harmed on the job can have devastating and life-changing effects.
Not only are you personally affected, but your family may also be impacted.
Do you know what to do in the event of an injury?
If you were injured while on the job, the first step is to seek medical
care as soon as possible. Depending on the severity of the injury, you
may need to leave work or call for assistance. Make sure the accident
is appropriately reported to your supervisor or employer. For assistance
with contacting your employers' workers' compensation insurance
and dealing with your own insurance,
contact our office and we can walk you through the appropriate procedure.
Our Melbourne worker’s compensation attorneys have over 70 years
of combined experience working to ensure that workers across Florida have
the right to a safe workplace. When you work with Henderson & Futchko,
P.A., you can be sure that we will fight to recover fair and reasonable
compensation for medical bill, lost wages, pain and suffering, and any
other relevant financial need.
Speak with a dedicated member of our legal team by
contacting our office. We offer free consultations to discuss your case and find out how you
can benefit from our services!