Workplace injuries are more common than many people realize. In fact, in 2014 alone nearly three million workers were injured on the job in the United States, with almost one million suffering injuries so severe that they were forced to miss work. Sadly, another 5,000 workers lost their lives to work related injuries that same year. If you or a loved one is among those who were injured or killed on the job, you may be entitled to a substantial amount of compensation to help cover the costs of things like lost past and future wages, medical bills, pain and suffering, and funeral expenses. Our law firm can help you learn about your legal options and will aggressively pursue your workplace injury claim so you can achieve the financial compensation that is rightfully yours.
When individuals are injured on the job, many are under the impression that they must accept the initial decision made by their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance representative. Unfortunately, insurance companies don’t usually make fair and just decisions, which can leave injured workers and their families to settle for compensation that is often significantly less than what is deserved. Disturbingly, some victims are denied benefits altogether, and are left to face the financial burdens that accompany serious injuries alone. Our firm can help you determine what your injuries could really be worth, and we will not just pursue workers’ compensation claims, but other possible recovery options as well. Some common legal options include:
Workplace injury claims are not limited to the injured worker. In many situations, the surviving spouse, children and sometimes even parents can file claims as well. It is important to remember that workplace injuries are not restricted to injuries sustained in certain occupations. Our firm understands that serious injuries and even death can occur in almost any field, and we offer compassionate, hands-on legal assistance for victims of:
Contact Kathleen Sigurdson today for a FREE consultation about your unique case. Our team will thoroughly investigate the circumstances surrounding your workplace injury, attempt to negotiate a settlement that offers you fair financial compensation, and if necessary, litigate your case to ensure that you receive the maximum benefits available. There are never any fees unless you win.