Understanding Common Workplace Injuries
Even after taking every available precaution, Ohio workers may suffer a serious injury at work. Some employees – such as construction and manufacturing workers, police officers, firefighters and first responders – have a higher risk of injury. However, accidents can happen anywhere to any worker.
At the law firm of Willis Spangler Starling, we represent clients throughout the state who experienced serious injuries while on the job. Our attorneys take pride in helping survivors and their families understand the law and learn about their options.
What Are The Most Frequent Workplace Injuries?
Our workers’ compensation lawyers have helped clients with injuries of all varieties. Some of the most common include:
- Traumatic brain injuries: Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, occurs when a physical impact damages the brain. These incidents are common among construction workers, commercial drivers and foresters.
- Bone fractures: Broken bones are one of the most common workplace injuries. Accidents that seem minor can result in multiple fractures that take months to heal.
- Repetitive stress injuries: If you repeat the same motion over and over again, you might experience a soft tissue injury known as repetitive stress. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common example.
- Exposure to toxic substances: Workers exposed to toxic substances such as asbestos, lead and other chemicals may suffer a wide range of health conditions, including lung cancer.
No matter the injury in question, our compassionate attorneys can advocate for your best interests and help you recover the maximum compensation available to you.
Third-Party Liability Issues
Many workplace injuries involve a third party such as a manufacturer, driver or property owner. These cases raise many complicated issues around liability. For example, which party is liable for which damages? Willis Spangler Starling has handled numerous cases involving third-party liability. We can represent you to your employer, their insurance company and any third party.
Get Help If You Were Injured At Work
If you were injured at work or if you believe you might have a case, contact Willis Spangler Starling. We can discuss your case and take the first steps with you. Call 614-721-6305 or send an email to reach us.