Workplace injuries may be due to a specific event or may occur over time due to repetitive physical stress, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and leg problems. Injuries also include other work-related illnesses such as hypertension, heart disease, breathing problems or exposure to toxic chemicals or fumes. State-wide and federal laws are in place to protect the rights of workers and employees.
Unfortunately, many injured workers have their legitimate claims fully or partially denied, exposing them to financial hardship. Many workers are unaware of their rights and don’t know where to turn. Contact Apex Attorneys now for a FREE consultation and let one of our incredible personal injury attorneys help with your case.
The workers’ compensation system is designed to provide wage loss benefits, medical costs coverage and other benefits for those who have been injured in the workplace.
This system serves two main purposes: to ensure employees can secure benefits after workplace injuries and prevent lawsuits against employers when a worker is injured.
Nevertheless, in certain cases, legal advocacy may be required to ensure you receive the proper compensation for your case, especially if:
These are some of the different scenarios that may prompt legal action. A personal injury attorney can provide you with legal representation and guidance throughout the process of seeking compensation for your injuries. Call Apex Attorneys now for a FREE consultation.
When a workplace-related accident occurs, it is imperative to take the right steps after an accident in order to pursue justice for the pain you and your loved ones are going through.
After seeking immediate medical attention for your injuries, we strongly recommend that you reach out to a personal injury attorney to file your claim. There is a limitation period for all personal injury cases in every state, meaning that your claim must be filed within 2 to 4 years of the initial injury depending on the individual state’s laws.
The personal injury attorneys of Apex can help you strategize your claim and maximize your compensation. Don’t hesitate; reach out for a FREE consultation now by filling out the form below: