Not all work injuries are the same. Some are traumatic injuries that happen suddenly, but others take longer to appear. Stress-related injuries are real, and they can be detrimental to a person’s work and personal life. At JML Law, our stress-related injury lawyers are ready to step in and ensure you get the compensation you deserve. Let us thoroughly investigate the facts of your case and ensure you are treated fairly by your employer and insurance carrier.
Many people do not think of mental health when they think of the workplace, but they should. In a recent medical study, it was revealed that the workplace might be responsible for over 100,000 deaths each year.
How is that possible?
The journal article discusses that work is one of the leading causes of stress. Most people intuitively know that is the case, but some jobs are much more stressful than others. Our Garden Grove stress-related injury lawyers want you to know that workplace stress affects both a person’s mental health and physical health.
Most of us spend significant time at work each week, making work a serious part of our lives. All jobs come with some degree of stress. However, workplace stress goes beyond an angry customer or a broken glass.
Stress in the workplace can cause serious mental (and physical) health issues. This can be due to:
In many cases, workers face discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Being sexually harassed or discriminated against in the workplace creates a hostile work environment, and it is also illegal.
We know that some jobs are extremely tough: public safety, medical professions, mental health fields, etc. However, any job, given the right conditions, can lead to our mental health being put into jeopardy.
All workplace injuries must be taken seriously, and they should all be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. However, these injuries can be harder to prove or pinpoint in the work environment. If you have sustained a stress-related injury in the workplace, JML Law is ready to step in and ensure you get the compensation you need. All too often, stress-related injury claims are denied. Let us work on securing coverage for:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.