Injured in a Workplace Accident?
Pennsylvania & Missouri Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
When a worker gets hurt on the job or while inside the workplace, the injury must be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. If you have difficulty filing a claim with your employer, call our workplace injury attorneys, who know the Pennsylvania and Missouri laws governing workers’ compensation. Our workers’ comp lawyers at Nicholas, Perot, Smith, Koehler & Wall have the experience to handle your litigation and get your injury covered.
The system was created to protect workers with no-fault treatment for work injuries, guaranteeing benefits regardless of how the injury occurred. Employers are protected, as well, avoiding legal claims of negligence and the cost of litigation.
Common Workplace Injuries
Despite protection from litigation, employers must provide a safe work environment to decrease the chance of workplace injuries. Most physically demanding jobs bring a risk of being injured, sometimes seriously, so employers and workers alike must stay on the lookout for hazards.
Some of the most common workplace injuries include:
- Burn Injuries
- Back Injuries
- Head Injuries
- Neck injuries
- Repetitive Motion Injuries
- Permanent Disability
- Slip and Falls
Many of the most common causes of injury in the workplace include:
- Equipment Malfunctions
- Falling Objects
- Improper Equipment
- Scaffolding Accidents
- Ladder Accidents
- Inadequate Training
Our workers’ comp lawyers at Nicholas, Perot, Smith, Koehler & Wall know the workers’ compensation system doesn’t always function as intended. We’ve helped many injured workers in Pennsylvania or Missouri, who were hurt on the job, then denied benefits, so we know some employers try to manipulate or ignore system procedures.
If you’re hurt at work and denied coverage, we’ll provide the aggressive representation needed to obtain complete compensation for your injuries. We’ll send a signal to employers that they can’t getaway with hazardous workplaces or blocking workers’ compensation claims.
Exercise your rights as a worker in Pennsylvania or Missouri and contact Nicholas, Perot, Smith, Koehler & Wall today for your free workers’ compensation case evaluation.
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