Routine is important. Routine helps people stay on task and organized. Routine helps our loved ones track where we are and what we do. Routine, however, can give us a false narrative. It allows us to go into autopilot because the routine becomes so routine. Autopilot is good for mundane tasks and has little risks, like folding laundry or vacuuming. It is not so good for more dangerous things like driving a car or working with heavy machinery. Working in a factory can be very monotonous. Your job can become routine, and you may start to believe the false narrative that everything will go as normal. However, if you aren’t paying attention or staying alert, you can get into danger, like losing a limb.
Jobs that are the most likely to deal with traumatic amputation are those who work in the logging industry, fisheries, construction workers, trash and recycling workers, and factory workers. Any job that requires you to work with heavy machinery or in danger of things collapsing or falling is in danger of traumatic amputation. Traumatic amputation is different than surgical amputation. The former is when you are in an accident that causes the amputation. Surgical amputation is when infection or illness causes the amputation to occur. If you suffer an injury at work in which a piece of machinery causes an amputation, you must file a workers’ compensation claim.
The healing time for an amputated limb varies depending on what was lost. For example, if you were to lose a finger, then recovery time would not be as long as if you lost a leg or an arm. In losing a limb, not only are you dealing with physical treatment but also mental treatment. Many reports deal with phantom pain, such as tingling and burning for minutes or hours. This pain is very real to those who are experiencing it, and it can drastically affect their daily lives. If you or a loved one is dealing with this kind of injury, then you need all the support you can get. Not only do you need the emotional support of your family, but you also need financial support to help carry you and your dependents through until you can get back to a normal work routine.
Workers’ compensation claims are a necessary part of your healing equation. However, it requires a lot of documentation and paperwork to show how the accident occurred, what is needed from the insurance company, and why you need financial compensation. You need attention to detail and a strong advocate to create a strong case. Our Workers’ Compensation Attorneys at JML Law, a Professional Law Corporation, have a stellar track record for getting our clients the necessary representation that concludes with them getting the compensation they deserve. Call 818-610-8800 or click here to start a conversation with our professional attorneys today. We are ready to work for you while you heal and recover.
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.