Back Injury in Fort Lauderdale8151 Peters Road, Suite 4000
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Back Injury in Fort Lauderdale
Back injuries can completely change your life. We've seen cases where healthy individuals can no longer take care of themselves or do the things they once enjoyed because of a serious back injury. You've come to the right place if that sounds all too familiar.
At Morgan and Morgan, we know how it feels to suffer a serious back injury and not be able to get yourself out of the difficult financial situation such injuries put you in. The good news is that if you have a valid case, a Fort Lauderdale back injury lawyer from our team might be able to advocate for your rights and ensure you receive the kind of compensation that will make you feel whole again. Contact us today to learn more.
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What Are Some Common Causes of Back Injuries at Work?
Common causes of work-related back injuries include heavy lifting, repetitive motions, falls, and machinery accidents. These injuries often lead to long-term effects, such as loss of certain body functions, chronic pain, and the need for long-term specialized care.
Can I Get Compensation for a Back Injury at Work?
You may be eligible for workers' compensation benefits for a back injury sustained at work. This type of insurance usually covers medical expenses and lost wages.
Should I File a Claim or Lawsuit After a Back Injury at Work?
In most cases, you'll need to file a workers' compensation claim for a work-related back injury. That's because workers' comp is a no-fault system for compensation that waives your right to sue your employer. However, there may be some exceptions, such as if your employer failed to secure this type of insurance or the back injury occurred due to their intentional actions.
What Damages Are Back Injury Victims Entitled To?
Back injury victims in Fort Lauderdale may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses and lost wages under their employer's workers' compensation insurance. If eligible to file a lawsuit, they may recover both economic and non-economic damages.
Can I Sue My Landlord for a Back Injury?
You may have grounds to sue your landlord if the back injury resulted from their negligence, such as failure to maintain safe premises. A good example of such a situation is when you slip and fall due to missing railings on a staircase. When you contact us for a free case review, we'll be able to determine whether you have grounds for suing your landlord.
How Can a Back Injury Attorney Help?
A back injury attorney from our team can help:
- collect evidence to substantiate your claim;
- assess your damages and place a dollar value on them;
- identify whoever is responsible for your back injury;
- create a legal strategy to pursue the compensation you deserve;
- file a claim with the liable party;
- negotiate a reasonable settlement; and
- represent you in court if need be.
Is Hiring a Back Injury Lawyer Expensive?
Not if you choose an attorney from Morgan and Morgan. Here, the fee is free unless we win.
Let's Help You Rise Back Up After a Back Injury
Now that you know a thing or two about back injuries and your legal options, we are more than happy to review your case for free. That way, we'll be able to tell whether you have a valid case and how best to proceed. Contact us today for a free case review.
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