People who work in the health care industry face some of the highest rates of workplace injury. However, the hazards facing a physician, nurse, radiology technician or medical laboratory technician might not be as obvious as those faced by, for example, construction workers or truck drivers. Some of the many injuries that occur at hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities stem from:
If you work in the health care industry and you've been hurt on the job, you need the experienced, informed counsel of our health care worker injury compensation lawyers at The Law Firm of Webster & Carlton. We offer free consultations to discuss the details of your situation and outline your options for moving forward.
Working in the health care industry is often a physical job, so even a minor injury can affect a person's ability to work. At the same time, sometimes people who are used to providing care don't readily accept when they need it themselves. Sprains or strains sustained when moving patients, for example, are sometimes ignored until repetitive stress makes them worse. Other times, a health care-related injury can be more alarming and obvious, like a needle stick or an assault by a violent patient. If you're a health care worker who has been injured in a workplace-related accident, you don't have to suffer quietly. Our health care worker injury compensation lawyers can evaluate your case to see if you may be eligible for compensation to help pay for your medical care and other expenses. We work on contingency, so you pay us nothing unless we recover money for you.
We offer free initial consultations at our offices in Springfield and Joplin, Missouri. Get in touch with our office by using the contact form, or by calling us toll free at 800-560-0822 (Springfield) or 888-351-9185 (Joplin).