Construction Accidents

Navigating Workers’ Compensation: Quadriplegia vs. Paraplegia

Whether you’re navigating the challenges of paralysis or looking for legal recourse, understanding the difference between quadriplegia and paraplegia and their relationship to workers’ compensation is critical to rebuilding your life.

Learn the difference between quadriplegia and paraplegia, their causes, side effects, treatments, and how workers’ compensation lawyers can help you get the support you need.

Navigating Paraplegia After a Workplace Injury

Workplace injuries can be life-changing, and one of the most devastating consequences an individual can face is paralysis, specifically paraplegia. Paraplegia is when a person loses the ability to voluntarily move the lower parts of their body, often resulting from severe spinal cord injuries. Learn about your legal options after a workplace injury and paralysis, and find out how our experienced attorneys can help.

Five Common Reasons Why Workers’ Compensation is Denied

An injury at the workplace can leave you unable to work for days, weeks, or even months after the accident. Fortunately, certain protections, including workers’ compensation benefits, are established just for situations like these. Workers’ compensation covers the medical costs of your injury, lost wages, and lost earning capacity. However, it isn’t as simple as filing a claim to receive these benefits. When filing a workers’ compensation claim, you must meet and prove specific requirements before receiving any benefits.

3 common causes of construction accidents

Every year thousands of victims suffer from injuries from construction accidents. Oftentimes they are unable to work for long periods of time due to spinal trauma, brain injuries, or broken bones. Working on a construction site is a dangerous job, but knowing the...

Construction Accidents and Cement Burns

Cement burns may not be the most common construction accident injury, but these chemical burns can pose a serious threat to workers. Wet cement is an alkaline substance that can rapidly cause second- or third-degree chemical burns on contact. Cement burns can be...