Medical Professionals

If You Have Suffered an Injury as a Healthcare Professional, Our Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Represent You

Working within the healthcare industry may seem like a relatively safe, if not demanding, career choice. Surprisingly, though, healthcare workers and medical professionals are at an increased risk of injury when compared to workers in many other industries. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report that a hospital is one of the most hazardous places in which to work. If you have been harmed while working as a medical professional, our experienced Omaha workers’ compensation attorney wants to meet with you.

How Medical Professionals and Healthcare Workers are Being Hurt

Workers in the hospital encounter myriad risks on a routine basis. Three of the greatest risks and causes of injury include:

Of course, in addition to the above, other risks include things like slippery floors and surfaces, working with sharp objects and heavy medical equipment, and exposure to harmful substances.

These risks can lead to serious harm. Some of the most common injuries suffered by medical professionals include:

Recovering Workers’ Compensation for Your Injuries

As a medical professional who is harmed while performing a work-related task, you deserve to be compensated. Our lawyers can help you to navigate the workers’ compensation system - your first step should be to provide your employer with notice of your injury. From there, we can assist you in proving that your injury was a direct result of an accident that happened while you were at work and the extent of that injury. Via workers’ compensation, you are entitled to compensation for the full value of your necessary medical expenses. You may also be eligible for wage replacement benefits.

If You are Seriously Injured, You Need a Serious Attorney

If you are seriously injured in an on-the-job accident, you need a serious attorney. While workers’ compensation insurance is designed to compensate injured employees, workers’ compensation insurers are often hesitant to pay claimants what they deserve. We can assist you in negotiating a settlement or appealing a denied claim . You have rights under the law; we will protect those rights and aggressively advocate for you.

Call Our Omaha Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Today

Do not wait to take action if you are harmed while working in your role as a medical or healthcare professional. To schedule a free consultation with our Omaha workers’ compensation lawyer where you can learn more about your rights and options, call Andres Law Offices PC LLO today. You can also get in touch with us by telling us more about your case using the intake form on our website.