Even if you don’t have a particularly physical job involving a lot of manual labor, you may be more at risk of an orthopedic injury at work than you may think. Perhaps most commonly associated with construction, manufacturing, and jobs requiring a lot of heavy lifting, orthopedic injuries can happen anywhere, at any time. For example, you may slip or trip in the office and fracture a bone, or the work vehicle you’re driving could be involved in an accident. Whatever your job title is, and however you sustained your workplace orthopedic injury, it can be a traumatic, unsettling and expensive time. Workers compensation was introduced, for this reason, giving employees a way to cover some of the costs involved in being unable to work due to work-related illness or injury.
Before we explain how a top Los Angeles orthopedic injuries attorney could get you the compensation you deserve, can you guess what the most common orthopedic injuries we see are?
Unless you’re planning on making it your specialist subject in a quiz show, it doesn’t really matter if you guessed all, some, or none of the most common orthopedic injuries correctly. Apologies if you’re a competitive type and felt compelled to be the best.
Without further ado, some of the most common orthopedic injuries cited in workers compensation claims and, therefore, seen by this Los Angeles orthopedic injuries attorney, are:
If you have, you’ll know just how long and arduous the recovery process can be. Not only will you be in considerable pain, you may have temporarily limited mobility, and possibly can’t do your job until you’re fully healed.
If this is the case, a Los Angeles orthopedic injury lawyer could help you secure the compensation you’re entitled to, to ease the financial burden. Call today on 818-609-7005 for your free consultation.