When do you need a workers’ compensation lawyer?

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Employees are often faced with various risks at their places of work. For example, those working in factories are at risk of being exposed to harmful chemicals. If such happens, you can hire a workers compensation attorney Champaign, IL to seek damages.

Types of worker’s compensation claims

1. Falls, slips, and trips

A majority of falls, trips, and slipping claims occur when an employee slips on a snowy walkway or wet floor. Groundskeepers, store Clarks and security workers are the ones most affected by this.

2. Overexertion

Overexertion normally happens when a person performs an activity that is beyond their ability or strength. Heavy lifts, pulls, pushes, or heavy lifts can dislocate a joint or lead to muscle injury. Such kinds of injuries are usually witnessed in factories.

3. Electrocution

A high voltage electric shock can harm your body in different ways. It can cause cardiac arrest, severe burns, nerve damage and organ damage. These types of injuries are normally experienced by crane operators, electricians, construction workers, or truck drivers.

4. Machinery accidents

Machinery accidents usually occur when heavy factory equipment or machines cause injury to workers by mutilation or crushing.

5. Workplace violence

It is estimated that close to two million Americans suffer from workplace violence every year.

When do you need a workers compensation lawyer in Champaign?

Personal injury laws can sometimes be complex. You need an experienced workers comp lawyer Champaign, IL to increase your chances of being compensated.

Although you can decide to represent yourself, chances are that you won’t get compensated or you will get a lower compensation amount.

Things can even be hard if you are working with a huge organization or influential employer.

You will need a highly experienced lawyer from Woodruff Johnson & Evans to present a strong case before the judge. A lawyer will also help you gather enough evidence.


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