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Common Injuries That Can Lead To Workers’ Compensation Claims

Work-related injuries can take many forms, sidelining you from your job for weeks, months or years. Some of the most common include:

  • Back and neck injuries
  • Knee injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and head injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries (sprains, strains and tears)
  • Broken bones, spinal cord injuries, paralysis and other catastrophic injuries
  • Repetitive stress injuries like carpel tunnel syndrome

Any number of job conditions or accidents can cause those injuries. Examples include:

  • Falls
  • Slip and falls
  • Heavy lifting
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Heavy equipment accidents
  • Toxic chemical exposure
  • Shootings and workplace violence
  • Overexertion

After a workplace accident or injury, your first step should be reporting the accident to your employer and getting any necessary urgent medical treatment. After that, as soon as practicable, speak with an attorney. The Johnson Law Firm LLC in Freehold, New Jersey, can help you pursue the workers’ comp benefits you deserve.

Don’t Risk Delays Or Denials

The workers’ comp system can be complicated, and missteps could cost you valuable benefits at a time when you need them the most. Avoid those headaches by enlisting a trusted legal ally. Call our work injury lawyer Johnson Law Firm today at 732-333-8751 or send the firm an email to get started.