Your place of work should not be a place of fear. Unfortunately, when injuries happen frequently at your office or worksite, it can be scary to earn your living. At The Harris Firm, we work to support injured workers so that you can get back to your job and normal life after experiencing a work place injury.
Occupational injuries are very common, and can prove to be devastating to an injured worker and his or her family. Jobs that are high-risk, or lack safety devices have work places injuries. Moreover, these same jobs often fail to provide adequate training and hire too few laborers for the amount of work being done.
Injuries can come from all different kinds of accidents, from a burn in the office kitchen to a herniated disk from lifting a patient out of his or her bed. No matter what the problem is, it is not your fault, and you should not have to bear the weight of the financial burdens that it causes. Time away from work and medical bills alone could put you in the hole for a long time, not to mention the emotional cost of pain and suffering, and the impact that it can have on a family structure. [Read more…]