Today, many are feeling the economic depression all across the United States no matter what age an individual is. Many older Americans have to take money out of their retirement accounts in order to pay taxes on things that they once did not have to. Younger Americans are being immediately handed many tax fees to pay, as well as face having to pay higher interest on many things that they purchase unlike in the past. As a result, many individuals are making sure that they not only have a job, but also are keeping their job in order to bring in the paycheck.
However, when you are on the job you need to make sure that you understand worker’s compensation and what the common injuries in the work place in the event that you happen to be injured on the job and need to know what individual’s with the similar situations have done in the past.
The top work place injury is overexertion, which occurs 25.1% percent of the time. This injury is thanks a job that physical requires a lot of an employee, which can easily range from lifting large, heavy objects to or having to push and pull things as well.
Falls on the job rake in close to 25% ranging from same level falls being when individuals fall on a surface that is level with their current position, or falls on a lower level where an individual falls to a surface lower than their current physical position.
10% accidents can be seen contributed to by bodily reactions. When you stand up and slip, bend a part of your body, or slipping or tripping without falling you can easily sustain many injuries that result in broken bones, brain damage, and even severe cerebral spine damage as well.
When you are on the job it is extremely important that you demonstrate great safety techniques and understand and comprehend the environment in which you work. One wrong mistake could easily result in your injury in an instant. However, when you are injured make sure to contact an experienced workers compensation claim attorney today to see what options you have when it comes down to your damages.
Changes are constantly made within the field of employment, so if you plan on filing a workman’s compensation claim, it would be best to seek professional help. It is important to have someone on your side that knows the law and knows how to make it work for you. Michael R. Lawless, P.A., Attorney at Law specializes in these types of case. He provides a free consultation, including evenings and weekends by appointment, at their offices in Lenexa, Kansas or Grandview, Missouri offices. Call today at 1-800-734-3771, 913-681-5566 or 816-966-0099.