Whether your injury resulted from a slip-and-fall at work or an on-the-job car accident, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits and may be entitled to additional compensation against a negligent party other than your employer. At the law firm of DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A., our Charlotte shoulder injury lawyers have the experience and determination to help you recover the benefits you are entitled to.
If you are suffering from a shoulder injury, knee injury or other joint injury caused by a workplace accident, contact our North Carolina workers’ compensation attorneys online or call 866-953-8974.
Physical laborers can suffer rotator cuff tears from lifting, twisting or falling. Knee traumas can occur from falls or bumps that result in significant damage. The legal team at DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A., represents workers from all occupations who have suffered shoulder or knee injuries in occupational settings, including:
Many times, an injury to one joint leads to an injury to another joint. For example, a worker who falls down the stairs and suffers a knee injury may adjust his or her weight distribution when walking or moving about to favor the injured knee. The uneven weight distribution over time can cause significant pain in the back and shoulders.
Shoulder injuries, knee injuries, and other joint and ligament injuries can seem minor at first. However, many people with joint or ligament damage suffer from long-term effects. For many people, the pain and damage is enough to keep them out of work either temporarily or permanently. Shoulder replacement surgery or knee replacement surgery is often necessary, and even after the surgery recovery the long-term effects of knee injuries and shoulder injuries can hamper future income potential.
As experienced Charlotte work injury lawyers, we comprehend the anguish our clients endure when they have been hurt at work and are faced with lost wages, medical expenses and future employment concerns. We help injured workers throughout North Carolina obtain the workers’ compensation benefits and additional compensation they need in order to reduce the financial turmoil caused by shoulder and knee injuries.
Shoulder and knee injuries suffered at work often cause more pain. Our goal is to get you not only medical assistance, but also compensation to assist you in your rehabilitation and, if necessary, new work placement. Call 866-953-8974 to learn more about how we can assist you in acquiring your entitlements.