Reasons a Personal Injury Attorney is Needed After a Work Injury

iStock_000001558562SmallUnfortunately, being injured at work is something many people face on a daily basis. Sometimes accidents are caused when an employee works in a dangerous environment. Other times, the employee is careless or is not provided with the right safety equipment. Regardless of the cause of the accident, it is important that the employee has the tools they need to heal and get back to work as quickly as possible.

One person that can help you navigate the tricky field of workplace injury law is an attorney. While you may not feel you need an attorney after an injury, there are many reasons you should consider one. Here are a few reasons to keep in mind.

Your Rights

Your rights are one of the most challenging portions of dealing with a work injury case. For an employee, it is difficult to determine exactly what those rights are and how you should be expected to be treated. An attorney can help you determine what those rights are and whether they are being upheld appropriately.

Medical Assistance

In some cases, you may even need to choose an attorney to help you get the right type of medical care. Insurance companies and even employers could be hesitant to approve medical procedures and visits if they don’t feel they are necessary. However, with an attorney, you will be able to navigate these issues and get the medical care you need the most.

Your Career

Finally, you may also need to trust in an attorney to help you continue with your career. Some businesses are hesitant to invite an employee who has been injured on the job back to work. With an attorney, you will be able to better protect your career and your financial situation at the same time.

An attorney is someone who can help you with these difficult areas of workplace injury law and get you back to work as quickly as possible. So, if you have been injured at work, be sure to contact us today. We will begin looking at your case and determining exactly what is needed to correct the situation.

Disclaimer: The information presented in this blog article is for informational use only. The information presented in this blog does not constitute an attorney-client relationship.


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Over 24 years Richard D. O’Dea of O’Dea Law Firm, LLC. has handled hundreds of personal injury cases in the Twin Cities, and throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin. Contact Rich O’Dea today to discuss your Minnesota or Wisconsin Personal Injury case at (651) 407-5155.