As a commercial truck driver, you are faced with physical demands on a daily basis. Injuries can result from many circumstances, such as an accident with another vehicle, unloading cargo or even slipping and falling when exiting or entering the cab.
Truck drivers should also be aware of the many occupational injuries that can develop over time, such as back and neck pain.
Despite the fact that you enjoy your career as a truck driver, it doesn't mean there will never come a time when you are unable to do your job. If this happens, you should learn more about your legal rights.
Depending on the circumstances, you may be in an immediate position to file a claim for workers' compensation benefits. You can use this money to help you get by while you recover from your injury, all with the hopes of returning to your job in the future.
At our law firm, we have many years of experience helping injured truck drivers receive workers' compensation benefits. With a long history of success, we know what it takes to help these professionals receive the money they deserve.
In a perfect world, truck drivers would never suffer an on the job injury. Unfortunately, injuries are common. If you find yourself in this position, don't hesitate to learn more about your legal rights.
While your health and well-being should always come first, you don't want to jeopardize your chances of receiving workers' compensation benefits because you waited too long to file a claim and provide the necessary documentation.