When you think of work injuries, you probably do not consider the knee, ankle & foot. However, these areas are often the most exposed parts of our bodies in the workplace and are susceptible to serious harm. At JML Law, we are ready to get to work on your behalf today. When you need a knee, ankle & foot injury lawyer, we will investigate the fact of your case and get to work securing the compensation you need.
While you may not think of your knees, ankles, and feet much until something happens, these are commonly injured areas of our body. We already know that there are nearly three million total workplace injuries each year in the US according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, when we get into the specific areas of injury, we can see that during a recent reporting year there were:
These numbers fluctuate year-to-year but remain fairly steady. These are injuries that affect thousands of workers.
Our legs, particularly our joints and feet, are incredibly complex. They are built to withstand impact and pressure. They can also handle long hours, but they have limits. They are susceptible to traumatic incidents as well as cumulative stress injuries, including:
The real problem with these injuries is that an injury to the leg affects the rest of our body. Mobility plays a key role in most occupations, so a knee, ankle, and foot injury can seriously impact our ability to earn an income.
Our Garden Grove knee, ankle & foot injury lawyers see these incidents happen in various ways, including:
Regardless of how these injuries happen, workers should always receive the compensation they deserve.
Injuring your knee, ankle, or foot can have serious consequences in both your work and personal life. If the injury happens at work, you should be entitled to workers’ compensation. However, if your claim is denied or delayed, the team at JML Law is ready to get to work investigating your case. We want to make sure you get the compensation you deserve, including:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.