When you were rushing into work that morning, you did not expect that by the end of the day you might be in need of a workers compensation lawyer Wheaton MD community members can be represented by.
It does not matter if you were injured while you were on your way in or out of work or if you were in the middle of your work day, if you were injured on an employer’s property there is a chance that you are entitled to compensation for your injury (or illness). If a job requires a lot of travel, there are some instances where an employee can seek compensation for a job related accident or illness even though they were not physically on the employer’s property when they were afflicted.
Workers compensation laws are complicated and involved. Successfully proving that a victim of a workplace injury or illness is entitled to compensation takes a lot of time, patience, and knowledge of Maryland workers compensation insurance, disability insurance and the laws that govern workplace accidents and illnesses.
If you have been injured on the job or become ill because of being at your job, you may find it helpful to discuss your situation with an experienced workers compensation lawyer Wheaton MD workplace victims and their families can rely on.
Workplace Injuries and Illnesses
There are many different kinds of workplaces in Wheaton and there is a wide range of injuries that can happen because of workplace accidents. There are many kinds of illnesses, both physical and mental, that can be the result of a workplace environment.
Workplace injuries occur in work environments where people are working with heavy machinery, toxic gases and fumes, while up on high buildings or precipes, etc.. They can also occur in environments that seem more safe than the jobs (like the aforementioned) whose risks are more apparent. People get injured while working in offices, shops, restaurants, schools, medical facilities, libraries, on buses, trains and planes, and many places not mentioned here.
If you or someone you love is suffering from a job related injury or illness, you can start to protect your and your family’s rights by contacting a workers compensation lawyer Wheaton MD community members can trust.
Common workplace injuries and illnesses include but are not limited to:
- Sprains and strains
- Broken bones
- Torn ligaments, tendons and muscles
- Back injuries
- Brain injuries
- Repetitive stress injuries
- Trip and falls
- Slip and falls
- Carpal tunnels
- Partial or complete hearing loss
- Partial or complete loss of eyesight
- Loss of mobility
- Loss of cognitive abilities
- Upper respiratory diseases and illnesses
- Severe anxiety or depression
If you or someone close to you is suffering from any of the above work related injuries and illnesses, or many not mentioned here, you may find it helpful to discuss your situation with an experienced workers compensation lawyer Wheaton MD people have gotten help from in the past.
Talking to an attorney is probably not going to make your workplace injury or illness go away but it may help to start you and your family on the road to getting the compensation you deserve. At Cohen & Cohen, we believe that a workplace injury or illness victim should have all of their medical expenses, loss of wages and when applicable, pain and suffering, compensated by the negligent employer who caused them.
If you are looking for an experienced workers compensation lawyer Wheaton MD residents can depend on, contact Cohen & Cohen for a free case evaluation any time of the day or night, 365 days a year.