Any job has the potential to cause an injury, whether you work in an office, a restaurant or on a construction site. If you are injured on the job, you are likely entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits for your medical expenses and a portion of your lost wages.
We know that a work injury is stressful. You can rely on us for compassionate, knowledgeable representation throughout your case. We will help you with your workers’ comp claim, even if your claim has already been denied. James Adams has the experience to help with all claims, regardless of their complexity.
Some Of The Most Common Types Of Work Injuries
Repetitive tasks and muscle overuse can cause cumulative or repetitive trauma, while accidents can cause catastrophic injuries.
Some of the most common types of work injuries include:
- Back injuries
- Knee injuries
- Neck injuries
- Shoulder injuries
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Mental or emotional conditions that result from the injuries
Additionally, we can represent surviving family members who lost loved ones to death from a work injury.
If your injury prevents you from returning to work, you may be entitled to vocational training and job placement benefits. If you cannot return to any job, you may be eligible for permanent total disability benefits. We will explain how that works if it applies to your case.
As an injured employee, you have the right to:
- Seek benefits for a work-related accident or injury.
- Seek benefits for a work-related illness.
- Seek benefits without having to prove negligence on behalf of your employer.
- Seek disability benefits if you cannot go back to work.
- Receive income-tax free benefits.
- Seek these benefits without retaliation.
- Appeal any decisions made on your claim
Call Us Today
We are dedicated to preserving workers’ rights in Florida. No matter how large or small your case is, we have the skill to attack it from every angle to achieve the most favorable results possible.
Contact us at (813) 874-9116 to take advantage of our free, no-obligation case consultation.