Workers' Compensation for Police Officers


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Feb 12,2019

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Police officers sacrifice their safety and their lives every day to keep our streets a little safer  A typical day on the job entails riding in patrol cars for long hours, breaking up robberies, confronting criminals in dangerous and uncertain situations, along with many other dangerous tasks. The risk policeman or woman of injury on the job is extreme and officers often face life-threatening situations. Police officers adapt rapidly and train relentlessly to ensure their safety and the safety of our communities effectively and often incur injuries protecting us.

At Morgan & Morgan, we thank you for your service.

When a police officer suffers an on-the-job injury, we want to be there for him or her. At Morgan & Morgan, we understand the strength and courage that’s required in a career in law enforcement and we want to support you in the best way we know how. Our police brutality lawyers have extensive experience representing police officers that have been injured on the job.

A few of the injuries police officers risk sustaining:

  • Broken bones
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Burn injuries
  • Gun-shot wounds
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Many times, these injuries are caused by dangerous work environments that police officers encounter every single day. A few of the most dangerous situations that police officers encounter are assault (physical attacks), car accidents, overexertion, chemical and radiation exposure, and stress.

Any of these situations can cause physical debilitation for a long period of time. That’s time off work with medical bills piling up. It can feel insurmountable but that’s where Morgan & Morgan comes in. We will work for you, how to keep you and your family safe, after everything you do for us and our communities.

Workers’ compensation laws are in place for our men and women in blue and our police lawyers are experienced, professional, and ready to fight for you. We will work as hard for you as you do for our communities.

If you’re a police officer and have suffered an injury on the job and you need qualified, diligent representation, we are here for you.  We will not stop fighting to get you the workers’ compensation you and your family deserve.

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