Injuries Sustained by Stockton HealthCare Professionals
Ensuring Doctors, Nurses & More Receive Necessary Care
Healthcare workers, particularly nurses and caregivers, have jobs that are extremely physically demanding. Hospitals, health care facilities, and nursing homes often contain hazards that cause injury to workers. Our Stockton workers' compensation lawyers at the Law Offices of Bo Katzakian represent nurses, nursing assistants, caregivers, physicians, and other healthcare workers who have sustained injuries on the job.
Common Injuries in the Healthcare Field
The heavy lifting that is required when moving patients in hospitals, hospitals, and medical facilities puts workers at risk for injury. This is especially common for nurses and caregivers, as they frequently need to move heavy patients. It is rarely a surprise when these workers end up with a back injury.
Common injuries among health care workers include:
- Head injuries
- Back injuries
- Neck injuries
- Foot injuries
Trouble Securing Benefits?
Although injuries are fairly common among healthcare professionals, you should not rely on your employer or their insurance company to treat you fairly. Hospitals, nursing homes, and medical facilities are often reluctant to pay worker’s compensation benefits when a worker is injured. A Stockton workers’ compensation attorney with sufficient knowledge and experience has the skill you need to help you get the benefits you deserve.
Our firm practices only in the area of workers' compensation. This has allowed us to gain extensive knowledge of the law and the requirements of the workers' compensation system. You can help the effort by reporting all injuries immediately, seeking medical attention, getting statements from witnesses, and preserving any evidence of the accident. It is important to visit the doctor, as required, for follow-up care and participate in all therapies that are prescribed for your injury.
Time is of the essence for injured health care workers. Contact our law office in Stockton at (844) 311-7793 to discuss your situation and get the insight you need to make the right decisions for your case.