Workers' Compensation

If you’ve been injured, you should know that you don’t have to suffer in silence. After sustaining an injury that renders you unable to work for some time, or worse, there may be many questions about what comes next. How will I cover these unexpected medical bills? Can I be paid while not working? What other types of burdens might my family face during my recovery?

What can workers’ compensation pay for?

When you have an experienced attorney fighting for you, your workers’ compensation case can win you the compensation that can cover:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Lost Wages
  • Rehabilitation Costs
  • Retraining Expenses
  • Wrongful Death Benefits

At Harris & Associates, P.C., L.L.O. we know the ins and outs of workers’ compensation law in Omaha, NE. When you choose to work with us, we will immediately get to work gathering the details of your case. After further legal analysis of those details, we will educate you on your options and set reasonable expectations for possible case outcomes.

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Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

  • Slips and Falls
  • Defective Products
  • Equipment Malfunction
  • Falling Objects
  • Exposure to Harmful Chemicals/Materials

There are many factors that play into an accident on the job. For example, maybe your boss was negligent about getting the workplace up to code and you were injured because of it. Or perhaps you've contracted an occupational disease after continual exposure to certain chemicals. No matter what brings you to our door, we can help.

Types of Workplace Injuries

The range of types and severity levels of injuries one can suffer at work are vast, and may depend on your profession. Some common workplace injuries include:

  • Muscle Sprains
  • Broken Bones
  • Respiratory Diseases

There are other workplace injuries that can have a catastrophic effect on your life, such as:

  • Permanent or Partial Loss of Use of a Body Part
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Damage

What to do after an on-the-job accident

After an accident, stress and confusion often overwhelm the victim. No matter how minor your injury might seem, it’s important to let your employer know immediately if you have been injured at work. Then you should seek proper medical attention and be sure to follow your doctor’s orders to begin the road to recovery. Be sure to keep copies of your medical records and bills.

As soon as possible after the accident, you will want to contact a worker’s compensation lawyer to review your case. This will give you a legal advantage, as while as bringing stress relief to an uncertain time in your life.

Omaha, NE Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

If you’ve been hurt in an accident at work, you need to reach out to a workplace injury attorney right away. In Nebraska, the workplace injury attorneys at Omaha-based Harris & Associates, P.C., L.L.O. can help you fight for the compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation, and find out how we can help you through your case.