Most of us need our jobs to sustain ourselves and our families, and not all of our jobs take place in relatively safe offices. (Of course, not all office jobs are safe – injuries can happen anywhere.) If an injury happens while you’re at work, then your employer could be responsible for your recovery.
In an ideal world, employers would cover workplace injuries without making a fuss or denying responsibilities, but we don’t live in that world. In reality, employers often try to place the blame on their employees or minimize the damage done. They argue that they don’t owe anything if the injury wasn’t their fault or, even worse, that there wasn’t an injury to begin with. We’ve seen these tactics hundreds of times, and we know how insidious they can be.
Your Boss Shouldn’t Be Your Enemy
While we hope that your employer is trustworthy and ethical, they may not be. And even if they are honest, their insurance company may be reluctant to pay what they should. Without proper representation, you are unlikely to get the full compensation you deserve. Workplace injuries often affect not only your ability to do your current job, but future jobs as well. This can have serious implications for your future.
We step in when employers fail their employees. Our attorneys don’t take any nonsense, and we’ll fight to get you what you’re due, whether it’s compensation for medical bills or lost wages. Your livelihood should never suffer because of another’s failures.
Common Workplace Injuries
Workplace injuries often occur in construction and manufacturing jobs, but they can occur in any profession. For those employed in more industrial jobs, common injuries include:
- Broken/fractured bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Exposure to toxic materials
Non-industrial professions, such as office jobs, have different risks. Workplace injuries in these scenarios are often due to repetitive motion, workplace violence, or premises liabilities. No matter the situation, it is up to your employer to make sure that you are safe.
Your Case is Our Priority
If you feel like you have been abandoned by your employer, or you simply want to make sure that a deal you’ve been offered is actually good for you, Skinner Law Firm has your back. Our clients are often living through the most stressful times of their lives, and we strive to make things as easy as possible for them. When you choose to work with us, you become our priority. We speak in plain English, not legal jargon, and we look at all your options, not just the ones that benefit us. You should only be worrying about manipulation from one side, not from your own lawyer.