Have you injured your back and/or neck in a workplace accident? If so, there is nothing more important than receiving medical treatment. This will ensure that you have a treatment plan in place to help you make a full recovery.
There are many types of back and neck injuries, all of which can change your life both now and in the future. Some of the most common injuries include:
— Damage to the spinal cord
— Lower back strain
— Neck strain
— Bulging or herniated disc
— Broken neck
— Whiplash (such as in a vehicle accident)
— Crushed or fractured vertebrae
Any type of back or neck injury requires immediate medical attention. This is particularly true of the more serious injuries, such as damage to the spinal cord.
At our law firm, we realize that a back or neck injury can change a person’s life forever. For instance, a broken neck will require many months of treatment and recovery. This is why we our serious about providing our clients with the assistance they need after this life changing event. In many cases, this means filling a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. It may also mean filing a lawsuit against a negligent party.
If you’ve been injured in any type of workplace accident, you should never hesitate to receive medical treatment. From there, you should report the accident and injury to your employer.
You have legal rights and they need protected. From receiving workers’ compensation benefits to filing a lawsuit, make sure you consider all your options for obtaining compensation.