Work Place Accidents (Workers’ Comp)
Springfield, Missouri Workers Compensation Attorney
Workers’ Compensation insurance is NO FAULT insurance. This means, that even if your injury was partially, or even fully caused by your own mistake, you have may have a right to recovery. According to the Missouri Department of Labor, there was over 105,000 Missouri work place injuries in 2012 alone. If you have been injured in a work place accident, you should seek out a Springfield Workers’ Compensation lawyer immediately.
Work place injuries come in all forms, ranging from injuries caused by repetitive movements, to injuries resulting in death. Common workplace injuries include but are not limited to:
- Carpel tunnel
- Hand or finger crush injuries
- Slip and falls
- Automotive accidents
- Electrical shock
- Broken bones
- Brain injuries
- Back injuries
- Knee injuries
- Neck injuries
If you have been injured in a workplace injury, you may be entitled to:
- TTD – Temporary Total Disability (2/3 of average weekly pay with a maximum amount)
- PPD – Permanent Partial Disability
- PTD – Permanent Total Disability
- Medical Care
- Other compensation for your loss or injuries.
What to do
Workplace injuries can be devastating. A workplace injury can take away your ability to earn income and support yourself and your family. As a former insurance defense attorney, I can tell you Insurance companies are not out to “help you” despite what they my tell you.
If you or loved one has been involved in work place accident call The Sims Law Firm, LLC. for your free consultation with a Workers’ Compensation lawyer today. I understand that your injuries may prevent you from meeting at my office, which is why I’m happy to meet with you at your home or even the hospital if necessary.