Workplace Injuries

Your Rights After Getting Hurt on the Job

Injuries resulting from your employment are considered work-related injuries. Some are easy to identify and difficult to refute. They typically have a sudden onset and are obviously painful. But there are other, harder to identify work-related injuries that still provide grounds for a viable workers' compensation claim.

Have you suffered one of these injuries? If so, then it’s particularly important to choose an experienced Milwaukee work injury attorney who can investigate and prove your case.

Get skilled legal counsel. Call (414) 240-1185 or contact us online. Your initial consultation is confidential and FREE!

Examples of Common Workplace Accidents & Injuries

As the oldest workers' compensation law firm in Wisconsin, we have litigated every type of claim imaginable. Using highly skilled experts and trusted trial techniques, it’s no wonder we enjoy a reputation of success. Through the decades, we have dealt with virtually every type of work injury.

Common workplace accidents that may require workers' compensation include:

  • Back Injuries
    • Lower back injuries
    • Herniated disks from falling or lifting
    • Serious spinal cord injury from car and truck accidents
  • Shoulder Injuries
    • Rotator cuff tears
    • Tendonitis
    • Bursitis from overhead work, lifting, and pushing heavy loads
  • Knee & Ankle Injuries
    • Slip and fall accidents
    • Heavy lifting
    • Automobile accidents
  • Wrist & Elbow Injuries
    • Carpal tunnel
    • Cubital tunnel
    • Ulnar nerve inflammation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
    • Serious car accidents
    • Defective machinery
  • Asthma & Bronchitis
    • Exposure to substances in the workplace that may or may not be toxic
  • Cancer, Asbestosis & Mesothelioma
    • Exposure to toxic chemicals and dangerous products such as asbestos (the difficulty with these claims is that the exposure may have occurred decades before the illness surfaces)
  • Heart Attacks
    • High-stress jobs, or jobs that alternate between sedentary activity and sudden strenuous exertion
  • Mental Health Issues
    • Mental breakdowns, panic attacks, and even suicide, in highly selective situations

Even if you suffered from one of these conditions before sustaining a work-related accident, you may be entitled to compensation if your job worsened the pain or damage. Make sure you have a competent Milwaukee work injury attorney at your side throughout the legal process.

Construction Site Accident Help in Milwaukee, WI

Construction site accidents are an extremely common type of work-related injury. With all the heavy machinery, unpredictable weather conditions, and heights, the potential for a mishap is immeasurable.

Common causes of construction-site accidents are:

  • Ladder and scaffolding falls
  • Defective machinery
  • Falling objects
  • Uncovered holes or trenches
  • Lifting or straining
  • Construction vehicle accidents
  • Collapsed roofs

Our attorneys are dedicated to helping victims of construction site accidents and all types of on-the-job injuries in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin. We have been serving our clients’ legal needs for over 100 years and are prepared to put our experience to work for you.

Call (414) 240-1185 today for help with a work injury matter. We can walk you through your legal options. Hablamos español.

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