A work injury is any injury which takes place while an employee is on the job, sometimes including injuries which occur while on the way to or from work. On the job injuries may be the result of negligence, workplace violence, or a number of other causes. The injury victim may suffer from a range of injuries, from minor to catastrophic. Listed below are just a few work related injuries which occur to innocent employees who are the victims of serious occupational accidents:
- Broken bones
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Chemical burns
- Head trauma
Many Washington work related injuries and diseases which should be covered by Workers’ Compensation laws. Across the country, injured workers who are unable to perform job duties depend on Workers’ Compensation benefits to assist in bill paying and medical expenses.
Depending upon your specific situation, you may be eligible for Workers’ Compensation benefits, but the laws involved are very complicated, which is why you should hire an experienced Seattle Workers’ Compensation attorney from Bernard Law Group.
Workers’ Compensation benefits are typically granted to injured workers or the dependant family members of workers who have died as the result of an on the job injury. The benefits which may be received from Workers’ Compensation include weekly or bi-weekly income, medical benefits, vocational rehabilitation, permanent disability compensation and death benefits. For more information regarding Washington’s Workers’ Compensation laws, click here.
Bernard Law Group has years of experience in work injury and Workers’ Compensation matters. Our skilled team of Washington work injury lawyers will provide you with excellent legal representation and keep you informed of all aspects of your work accident case. If you or a loved one has suffered as a result of an on the job injury call Bernard Law Group.
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