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Workplace injuries and filing for workers’ compensation

Jul 20, 2023 |

Today, the work environment can look drastically different depending on a person’s job, employer and industry. Whether an Ohio employee works in an office, from home, a factory, construction site, lab or any other work environment, accidents and injuries are possible in any workplace.

While certain occupations and work environments are prone to greater risks, all workers should be aware of the injuries that could be deemed workplace injuries. In these matters, it is possible to file for workers’ compensation benefits.

Workplace injuries

At Bentoff & Duber Co., L.P.A., we understand how a workplace injury could impact you physically and financially. Not only are you unable to work, but you are also paying for medical expenses to recover from the injuries. Therefore, our attorneys advocate for the rights of injured workers, so they are properly compensated during their recovery.

Whether you suffered a shoulder injury, spinal injury, an injury to your limbs, hearing loss, vision loss, facial scars, traumatic brain injury, occupational diseases, intentional torts in the workplace, death or other workplace injuries, it is important to understand your rights and options. A workers’ compensation claim might be a beneficial step to take.

Workers’ compensation

Filing for workers’ compensation could help an injured worker obtain certain benefits. This could include lost wages, coverage and reimbursement of medical bills, permanent partial disability, temporary total disability, permanent and total disability, amputation or loss of use awards or death benefits for surviving family members.

A workplace injury is often unexpected, even in dangerous industries. As such, it is imperative that injured employees understand their rights and options when it comes to filing for workers’ compensation or other legal claims they might be entitled to