On-the-job injuries are more common than you may think. Millions of people suffer work-related injuries every year.
In 2015, nearly 3 million nonfatal workplace injuries were reported in the United States. That’s an average of almost 8,000 injuries per day. According to the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, the top causes of job-related injuries include:
Workers’ Compensation is intended to help those injured on the job cope with medical costs, lost wages and other expenses. However, the claim process can be challenging, and some claims are unfairly disputed by employers or their insurance providers.
If you were hurt in a work-related accident, or if a family member died due to a job-related injury, it’s advisable to discuss your situation with an attorney who understands the Workers’ Compensation claims process. Working with a lawyer improves your chances for a fair and timely resolution, and it allows you and your family to focus on recovery.
The Denver attorneys at The Frickey Law Firm have an extensive record of success helping injured workers and their families get the Workers’ Compensation benefits they need. If you or a loved one was hurt on the job, or if you believe your Workers’ Comp claim was wrongfully denied, please call us at 303-237-7373 or contact us online for a free consultation.