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Workers' Compensation Injuries

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!

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No matter how complex or minor a legal matter may seem, it is always best to be informed of your rights and options before it is too late.