Injuries at work happen in many different forms. Some of the most devastating are those that happen to a person’s hand. When you need a Riverside hand injury attorney, the team at JML Law is here to help. Hand injuries can affect everything we do in our daily lives, from our work to our ability to perform household tasks. Let our qualified and experienced team get to work investigating your case today. Our goal is to secure the compensation you deserve.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were approximately 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries or illnesses during the latest reporting year. While these injuries varied in type and severity, one of the most commonly injured areas is the hands. The BLS says that hand injuries account for around 40% of all upper extremity work injuries.
Our hands are the most commonly used part of our body at work and at home. When an injury occurs to any area of the hand, it is going to affect our productivity. These injuries can affect our wrist, hand area, or fingers. Some of the injuries include:
Workplace hand injuries happen in a variety of ways, and not all of them are expected. Some of the most common ways these injuries occur include:
Some of these injuries may only require rest for them to heal, but that will still result in some medical bills and missed work. For serious hand injuries, surgery and physical therapy may be required. In the worst cases, a hand injury victim may not be able to return to their jobs or have to transfer to another job. These injuries can also affect your ability to perform tasks around your home and your ability to drive.
The team at JML Law understands that hand injury can be detrimental to your work and personal life. If your injury happened at work and you are having trouble receiving the benefits you deserve, let us get to work today. We will investigate what happened so we can secure the compensation you need now. This can include:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.