Most of us use our hands for our work every day and in our personal lives. If you have sustained a hand injury in the workplace, you should never have to worry about whether or not workers’ compensation will cover the expenses. However, you may need to secure help from our Downey hand injury lawyers. At JML Law, our knowledgeable and experienced team understands these cases and will get to work today. We will not rest until you are compensated for all of your injury-related expenses.
We know that workplace injuries are relatively common in the US. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that there were around 2.8 million total injuries in the workplace for the latest year of data available. One of the most commonly injured areas is the upper extremities. The BLS says that 40% of all upper extremity work injuries occurred to the hands.
Most people do not realize that our hands are actually made up of 27 bones and countless muscles, tendons, ligaments, arteries, and veins. From our wrists to our fingers, our hands are one of the most complex parts of our bodies. Some of the most common hand injuries that occur in the workplace include:
These injuries happen in a variety of ways, and they often occur along with other injuries to the upper extremities. Hand injuries often occur due to:
In most cases, a person will need to miss some time from work after a hand injury. For severe hand injuries, they may need surgery and extensive recovery times. This can lead to periods of lost income and can lead to victims having trouble with everyday tasks like going to the grocery store, bathing, or spending time with kids.
The team at JML Law understands that hand injuries can affect your work and personal life. That is why we believe you should get full compensation for all of your injury-related expenses. When you call us, we will get to work on your case immediately. Our team will investigate all aspects of your injury so we can secure compensation for the following:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.