Workers’ compensation claims are more common in some professions and industries than in others. If you’re worried about how work injuries could affect your life, then you should know which industries carry the highest risk.
Two of the most common industries that see a high number of work injuries are the transportation and construction industries. Long hours, heavy machinery, dangerous tools, and job duties can all lead to increased workers’ compensation claims. If you were hurt during your shift, you should contact a workers’ compensation attorney to learn more about your rights under the law.
Working outdoors with the land can be dangerous. You could be injured by using sharp blades, heavy machinery, or while driving a company vehicle. That list certainly isn’t all-inclusive. You can likely think of jobs in those industries and think of other ways someone would receive a work injury. Even if your injury is caused by user error, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation. Talk with a workers’ compensation attorney to find out if you’re entitled to lost wages.
Retail establishments, restaurants, and hotels are just a few examples of retail and hospitality industry businesses. Think about this: Even if a worker wears the proper safety shoes in a restaurant to avoid a slip and fall, he or she may still get hurt at work. Grease, flour, cleaners, and even water can sometimes still cause people to slip regardless of their shoes. Using knives, cooking, baking, cleaning up broken glass and plates, and dealing with hot food are also common ways that work injuries occur in these industries. Don’t leave your benefits to chance if you’re hurt on the job. Contact a workers’ compensation attorney right away.
There are many benefits to filing a workers’ compensation claim. You may not qualify for every benefit, but if you have questions about your legal rights, contact Malman Law to get your questions answered.
One of the best known benefits is medical care. When you file your claim, you can ask your manager or your Human Resources rep for a list of doctors who you can see without charge. It can also help you pay for needed medications, therapy, and even surgery. However, you must file a workers’ compensation claim to get help with your medical expenses.
Another benefit is receiving a portion of your lost wages. In some instances, injured workers may be eligible to receive a portion of their lost wages if they are unable to work. Workers’ compensation can provide both temporary and permanent partial wage payments.
Britany WeaverView more testimonials
Cheryl WagemannView more testimonials
Elvira G.View more testimonials
Tony S.View more testimonials
DEVIN JONESView more testimonials
Devin JonesView more testimonials
Annie OngView more testimonials
Eugenia CatheryView more testimonials
Omolewa SnyderView more testimonials
Trevor HarrisView more testimonials
Ernest PittsView more testimonials
Ariel FlemingView more testimonials
Carmen RiveraView more testimonials
Greg GustafsonView more testimonials
Malak St.ClairView more testimonials
Devri LottView more testimonials
Adrian LopezView more testimonials
Vanessa LeonView more testimonials
Nyah VuljanicView more testimonials
Jeff WalkerView more testimonials
Steve AcostaView more testimonials
Adrianna GomezView more testimonials
Jose CruzView more testimonials
Meagan CruzView more testimonials
Eddie VillarrealView more testimonials
Madissen MillerView more testimonials
Christina OconView more testimonials
Adriana MartinezView more testimonials
Virgil SannerView more testimonials
Jazlyn CaraballoView more testimonials
Ashley JenkinsView more testimonials
205 W. Randolph St., #610,
Chicago, IL 60606
Frequent Asked Questions
Schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced lawyers today by filling out the form below or call us at 1 (888) 625-6265