Back and Neck Injuries
Back and neck injuries are among the most common types of injuries that can occur.More than 4 million back or neck problems happen each year in the United States. Unfortunately, many of these types of injuries take place at work. If you’ve been injured on the job you may be wondering what to do next; At McManes Law we offer a free case review to answer all of your questions.
First, it is essential to seek immediate medical care. Your doctor will evaluate your injury to determine the proper diagnosis and course of treatment.The next step is to discuss the matter with an experienced back and neck injury attorney. Your lawyer will assist you in determining how to proceed. If the injury occurred at work or because of the negligence of another, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Common Back and Neck Injuries
Injuries to the back and neck can be painful and debilitating. Many of these types of injuries require long-term treatment and rehabilitation. In some cases, the patient may be unable to work for an extended period of time. Some patients may need surgery to relieve pain and restore a better quality of life.
Back and neck problems may occur quickly or may begin slowly and worsen over time. Some of the most common injuries to the back and neck include:
Your doctor will need to examine you and perform various tests in order to properly diagnose the problem. This may necessitate the use of x-rays, MRIs, and/or various other techniques. Back and neck injuries are often unpredictable and many months of treatment could be required to properly assess the possible outcome. Medical treatment and rehabilitation could become expensive—you should not have to pay for these costs.
Workers Compensation Benefits
Workplace accidents should be covered by workers’ compensation benefits. However, all too often benefits are denied. An experienced workers’ comp attorney will assist in filling out forms and filing paperwork in order to get the best results. When a claim has been denied it may require some additional medical details in order to be processed; your lawyer has the expertise and knowledge to help resolve the problem so the workers’ comp request can be resubmitted. If necessary, an attorney will handle a lawsuit to help you get the money you deserve.
Neck Injury Attorney
Injuries to the neck and back can be very serious. If you or a loved one has been hurt on the job, it is best to seek guidance from a neck injury attorney as soon as possible. Your lawyer will review the details of your injury, interview witnesses, and analyze the accident report. Specializes in handling neck and back injury and workers’ compensation cases. Call us today to schedule a free case review. You will not be charged a fee until you win your case.
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