New Jersey Broken Bones Workers’ Comp Attorneys
Work Injury Lawyers Who Get Results
Another type of workplace injury is broken bones. These injuries can leave workers unable to do their jobs due to pain and a limited mobility. Workers’ compensation benefits are supposed to help injured workers, but insurance companies try to minimize claims. The workers’ compensation lawyers at Shebell & Shebell, LLC help you fight back.
Jobs that involve physical labor carry a higher risk of accidents that cause broken bones, but broken bones can occur at any type of workplace. This injury is often the result of slip and falls, getting hit by a falling object, falling from a high place or being involved in a car crash. Bones can be broken in the:
There are also different types of bone breaks that can impact recovery time. Usually, treatment involves setting the broken bone and keeping it immobile. Surgery may be necessary in some cases. Recovery can take weeks or even months, depending on the specific type of break.
Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Who Get Results
A broken bone can have a significant impact on workers and their families. Medical expenses can add up quickly. Workers are unable to return to the job right away and suffer a loss of income. Meanwhile, the usual bills keep coming in. Many families find it hard to get by during this difficult time.
Workers’ compensation benefits are supposed to cover the cost of reasonable and necessary medical treatment. Workers are also eligible for partial wages if they are unable to work for some time. Employers and their insurance companies don’t have the best interests of injured workers in mind, however.
Insurance companies want to pay injured workers as little as possible because it helps them save money. So, they may deny claims or question the need for certain types of testing or treatment. They may also pressure you to return to work even though you haven’t fully recovered from your broken bone.
Employers and insurance companies have lawyers on their side to help them navigate the workers’ compensation system. That’s why you need an experienced workers’ compensation attorney who will fight to help you get the benefits you deserve. Our firm has been helping injured workers in New Jersey for generations.
Fighting For The Rights Of Injured Workers
When you’ve been injured in a workplace accident, insurance companies get to choose which doctors will treat your broken bone. These doctors aren’t thinking about what’s best for you. They tend to make decisions that are best for the insurance companies. As a result, you may not be getting the treatment you need to fully recover.
Our attorneys can arrange for you to get a second opinion from a reputable doctor. If your claim is denied, we fight for you at every step of the appeals process. We know how to present convincing cases to workers’ compensation judges. If necessary, we’ll be prepared to fight for your benefits in court.
We can help you at every step of the workers’ compensation claims process. Our firm is dedicated to helping you get the best results. You can read our testimonials to see what other clients have to say about their experience with us.
If you suffered a broken bone in a workplace accident, contact us to learn more about how we can help. One of our workers’ compensation attorneys can review your claim and explain your options during a free consultation. Our offices are located in Shrewsbury, Freehold, and Newark.