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Compensation For Work-Related Bodily Injuries

Suffering a serious injury at work is not only physically painful, but it can also be financially stressful. Recovering from a bodily or back injury could require surgery and time to heal, which keeps you out of work.

If you suffered a work injury, the attorneys at QuatriniRafferty, can help you get the workers’ compensation you need for a smooth and worry-free recovery. We have a long track record of success helping Pennsylvania workers and their families through the entire process, from filing a claim and negotiating with employers and insurance companies, all the way to appealing denied benefits. We are here to help with whatever you need, whenever you need it.

Bodily Injuries At Work

The term bodily injuries generally refers to any physical injury. These include a wide range of injuries, such as:

  • Broken bones
  • Organ damage
  • Chemical burns
  • Loss of limb function
  • Back injuries
  • An illness or disease
  • Temporary or permanent physical disability

The list of bodily injuries is much more extensive, and they can result from many work environments or work accidents.

Common Causes Of Work-Related Back Injuries

Back injuries can be immediate, such as from a fall on a construction site. They can also be gradual, from a job that requires a lot of heavy lifting. Other common actions that result in back injuries include:

  • Overextension when reaching, twisting, or bending
  • Repetitive lifting, twisting, or bending
  • Poor posture while sitting

An individual in any profession could suffer a serious back injury, from an industrial worker to a teacher. They could suffer a wide variety of painful injuries, including:

  • Strained back muscles
  • Damaged spinal cord
  • Damaged vertebrae
  • Slipped or herniated disks
  • Pinched nerves

They could also exasperate an existing back injury or condition.

Contact Us For Experienced Guidance

We are committed to helping you get the workers’ compensation benefits you deserve. Contact our firm online or call 888-534-6016 to arrange a free consultation with a workers’ compensation lawyer at our Greensburg offices.