Suffering an injury while on the job can be difficult, especially when the injury is severe enough to require expensive medical intervention and prevent you from working. Fortunately for many workers in this situation, workers’ compensation insurance is available, helping them deal with the financial consequences of this unfortunate situation. Sadly, not only is the process of getting workers’ compensation coverage often difficult, but many employers and insurance companies act in ways that are intended to prevent injured workers from receiving the compensation to which they are entitled.
At Joe Miller Law, Ltd., we know how frustrating it can be for employees in Norfolk to deal with a work-related injury. However, as workers’ compensation claims may be filed for a wide range of different causes of injuries, including car accidents which occur while performing work-related tasks and occupational illnesses which develop over time, many injured employees are able handle the injury and its effects.
Unfortunately, there are many different ways in which a worker can be injured while on the job. Some of the most common types of injuries and the repercussions of these injuries include:
Getting workers’ compensation for these and other work-related injuries or complications can help an injured worker and his or her family better cope with the medical expenses, lost wages, and other financial burdens associated with such an injury.
If you have suffered a workplace injury in Norfolk and need help filing a workers’ compensation claim or fighting for the coverage you should be owed, our legal team at Joe Miller Law, Ltd. can provide the help and guidance you need. Find out how an experienced and skilled member of our team can work with you by calling Joe Miller Law, Ltd..