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Healthcare workers face inherent risks of the job every day, from contaminated needles to misplaced equipment to infectious patients. The combination of these risks coupled with the long hours that healthcare workers dedicate to each shift places them at a greater risk of injury or illness. These risks could leave them temporarily unable to work and therefore, without pay.
Workers’ compensation benefits are available to healthcare workers who have sustained an injury or illness while at work. Sometimes, these injuries are hard to prove and require more evidence to receive workers’ compensation benefits. The Scottsdale healthcare workers’ compensation attorneys at the Crossman Law Offices, P.C. are reliable and have years of experience filing workers’ compensation claims. Call today for a free evaluation of your claim.
Our Phoenix workers’ compensation lawyers are dedicated to this field of law, which means our clients get the best possible representation for these cases. Not only are we vastly experienced with workers’ compensation law, but we are also specialized in this practice area. Avery Crossman is a certified specialist in workers’ compensation by the State Bar of Arizona.
In order to become board-certified, lawyers must pass a complicated workers’ compensation examination and they must also establish that they are professional, knowledgeable, and ethical in their practice area. This certification given to our attorney shows that she knows the ins and outs of workers’ compensation law.
Due to solely practicing workers’ compensation, we have a more thorough understanding of the laws, and more experience handling various, complex cases than our competition.
Not all healthcare jobs have the same risk; each type of job can carry different dangers. However, some injuries are common for all healthcare professions. The most common types of injuries sustained to by healthcare workers for a workers’ compensation claim include:
A workers’ compensation lawyer can help you protect your rights. Our dedicated legal team can discuss available claims for your specific injury. An attorney can help an employee decide whether or not they may be entitled to workers’ compensation.
Receiving benefits through workers’ compensation gives an injured worker financial assistance for:
A worker cannot claim pain and suffering damages in a workers’ compensation claim.
Healthcare workers have demanding jobs that require them to be on their feet and repeat the same motions day-in-and-day-out. Oftentimes, they will sustain a workplace injury either due to repetitive motion or contracting a disease through patient contact. If you are a healthcare worker who has sustained an injury while on the job, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation for your injuries.
Filing a healthcare workers’ compensation claim can be difficult and time-consuming. It is important that you have an advocate on your side to properly file a claim to get you the compensation you deserve. At the Crossman Law Offices, P.C., we can help you file for workers’ compensation effectively and efficiently. Our Scottsdale healthcare workers’ compensation attorney will ensure that all the correct forms are filled out and submitted in a timely manner. Contact us for a free case evaluation today by clicking here or calling 602-497-4359.