When you go to work each day, you should never have to worry about getting compensation for an injury. All workplace injuries should be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. At JML Law, we are here when you need help from a Santa Ana knee, ankle & foot injury lawyer. Our knowledgeable and experienced team understands that injuries to the leg affect both your work and personal life, so let us get to work. We will investigate what happened so we can secure the compensation you deserve.
We know that workplace injuries are a common occurrence. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that there were around 2.8 million workplace injuries or illnesses during the latest reporting year. When we dig further into BLS numbers, we see the following from a recent reporting year:
Injuries to the knee, ankle and foot happen all the time, even though most of them are preventable with safe work practices on the part of employers and workers.
Our feet and leg joints are remarkably complex. While they can withstand some serious impacts, injuries can be devastating. Our Santa Ana knee, ankle & foot injury lawyers handle a wide array of injuries to the leg, including:
When you consider how all parts of our legs are connected, it is easy to see how an injury to one area can affect another. Leg injuries impact our mobility. They hamper our work and personal lives and can lead to a loss of enjoyment of life.
Workplace knee, ankle, and foot injuries happen in a variety of ways. The most common cause of leg injuries in the workplace is slips, trips, and falls. This can be from the same level or from one level to another. Other common causes include vehicle accidents, overextension of the joints, getting crushed between heavy objects, and repetitive motions of the knees, ankles, and feet.
The most important thing you can do to help your case is to secure medical assistance and follow your doctor’s orders. Then, you may need to seek help from an attorney. At JML Law, we will not let you be treated unfairly. Our team will investigate your case and work to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. 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.