Whether you are a laborer or work in an office, your job places strain on your body. Back and neck injuries are some of the most common types of injuries sustained by employees across a variety of occupations. As Wisconsin’s oldest worker's comp law firm, The Previant Law Firm, S.C. can provide the skilled legal help you need after an on-the-job back or neck injury.
Injured at work? Call a Milwaukee work injury attorney at (414) 240-1185 for a free case review.
Seeking Worker's Compensation Benefits for Neck & Back Injuries
Injured workers throughout the Milwaukee area turn to our law firm for skilled legal representation. Wisconsin passed its worker's compensation laws in 1911. Our firm was founded in 1912. We have been handling worker's compensation claims for more than a century. Our legal team handles hundreds of these cases each year. Talk to us today if you have sustained a back or neck injury.
Our Milwaukee worker's compensation attorneys know that whatever the level of severity of your injury, it is a serious matter in your life. We may be able to help if you suffer from:
- Muscle strains and lumbar sprains
- Herniated disk
- Bulging disk
- Disk prolapse
- Slipped disk
- Fracture of the lumbar spine (broken back)
- Cervical fracture (broken neck)
If you have suffered a back or neck injury and experienced one of these conditions, enlist one of our skilled work injury lawyers to help you evaluate your case and fight for everything you deserve.
Causes of Work-Related Back & Neck Injuries
At work, back and neck injuries can be caused by:
- Falling objects
- Repetitive twisting motions
- Being crushed between two objects
- Work-related car and truck accidents
Under Wisconsin’s worker's compensation laws, you are entitled to benefits for job-related injuries and illnesses. Whether your injury is a result of a one-time accident or the culmination of many repetitive motions over time, you may be entitled to worker’s compensation for your pain and suffering in addition to your lost wages and medical bills. However, the road to obtaining these benefits can be long. Our law firm stands with you throughout the entire process. We are dedicated to obtaining the compensation you deserve. We provide representation in initial applications, hearings, and appeals.
Liability for Occupational Neck & Back Injuries
Numerous parties may be held responsible for causing or contributing to your injury, and our Milwaukee work injury lawyers will work hard to hold all of them accountable. Your employer may have negligently caused your injury if he or she breached the duty to make your workplace safe. Worker's compensation may cover your claim if you are injured in a car accident while performing a work-related errand. A third party may be liable for a defective product, or another act of negligence not involving your employer or another employee.
You deserve competent counsel after a back or neck injury. Call (414) 240-1185 to get started. Hablamos Español.