MA/RI Workplace Spinal Cord Injury Can Be Devastating and Deadly-Let Us Fight For Your Restitution
A spinal cord injury can have a significant physical, emotional and financial impact on workers and their families. It can be a very difficult time in their lives, and many workers aren't sure what to do next. The workers' compensation attorneys at The Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl fight to make sure injured workers get the full amount of benefits they deserve.
Because the spine allows us to walk and is directly linked to the brain, spinal cord damage can impact everything from mobility to speech. Anyone who has suffered a workplace spinal cord accident injury needs immediate medical attention and an experienced, aggressive Workers' Compensation attorney to handle the complicated Workers' Compensation benefits process. Job-related spine injuries can be caused by any number of workplace accidents, from a construction site fall to work-related car accidents. The medical problems that can arise due to a spinal cord injury can be catastrophic and life-changing:
- Breathing difficulties
- Bladder control problems
- Sexual function problems
- Numbness in outer extremities
- Impaired use of limbs
- Nerve damage
- Speech problems
- Hearing damage
- Vision loss
The workers' compensation system is designed to help injured workers with medical expenses and partial wages. But the claims process can be difficult to navigate. Claims can be challenged or denied. It can get especially complicated in cases involving spinal cord injuries, because there is a lot of money at stake.
Insurance companies try to keep their payouts to a minimum. They may dispute the extent of the damage, and question whether certain tests, procedures or treatment is necessary. They often want injured workers to have an "independent" medical exam with a doctor chosen by the employer.
Employers and insurance companies have lawyers looking out for their best interests. That's why you need an experienced workers' compensation attorney who will fight to get you the full amount of benefits you deserve. Our firm has been helping injured workers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island for decades.
For Spinal Cord Injury On the Job, Call a Tenacious Work Comp Attorney to Pursue Your Justice
Very often, spinal cord injury is accompanied by traumatic brain injury, since the brain and spine are in close proximity to each other. In some cases, a spinal cord injury at work results in a wrongful death, and because we represent all workplace injury victims, spouses and dependents can count on us for powerful legal representation as well.
If an at-work spinal cord injury has debilitated you or a family member, seek the trusted legal representation of a Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts law firm that has been successfully representing job injury victims for over 35 years. Call the Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl today at (508)677-4900 or contact us online for a free case evaluation. Every discussion with our workers' compensation attorneys is personalized and private, and there is no obligation. We help SCI victims from Providence and Fall River to Newport, Little Compton and Tiverton.