What Causes Leg And Knee Injuries In The Workplace?
Construction, manufacturing and warehouse jobs often require workers to perform physically demanding tasks that can lead to leg and knee injuries. These injuries can occur for various reasons, including slips and falls, overexertion, repetitive motion and accidents involving heavy machinery.
Types Of Leg And Knee Injuries
Leg injuries in the workplace can range from minor sprains to severe fractures and amputations. Knee injuries can include torn ligaments, dislocation and patellar fractures. These injuries can significantly impact a worker’s ability to perform their job and require long-term medical treatment and rehabilitation.
Understanding Your Rights After A Leg Or Knee Injury
If you have suffered a leg or knee injury while working, it is essential to take immediate action. Report the injury to your employer and seek medical attention as soon as possible. Under workers’ compensation law, you may be entitled to medical treatment, wage replacement, and other benefits to help you recover from your injury and return to work.
Supporting Work Injury Victims
The attorneys at Overholt & Ring, LLP, understand the devastating impact a leg or knee injury can have on a worker’s life. Our experienced attorneys will help you navigate the complex workers’ compensation system and fight for the benefits you deserve. They will gather all relevant information regarding your injury, help you with workers’ comp filings and appeals, and fight for the most favorable outcome for your case.
Contact Overholt & Ring, LLP, Today
If you or someone you know has suffered a leg or knee injury while working, do not hesitate to contact the lawyers at Overholt & Ring, LLP. They are dedicated to fighting for injured workers’ rights. They can help you get the compensation and benefits you deserve. Schedule a free consultation in San Diego by filling out the online form or calling 619-908-1563.