You might think of industrial accidents when you think of workers’ compensation claims, but office workers are not immune to on-the-job injuries. Workers’ comp [...]
The types of injuries covered under this term include crushing injuries, amputations, severe burns over large portions of your body, and other painful and disabling serious injuries.
These tend to be the types of injuries that leave people permanently disabled or disfigured. In many cases, those who suffer catastrophic injury are entitled to benefits for the rest of their lives, so you want to make sure that you fight for everything that you and your family deserve.
Though they can occur anywhere, catastrophic injuries most frequently occur in industries where people often work with large, heavy machinery or dangerous items or chemicals. Some of the more serious injuries include:
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- Loss of limbs
- Head trauma resulting in memory loss or difficulty concentrating
- Failed back and neck surgery (Failed Back Syndrome)
- Chemical & other severe burns
- Loss of sight (blindness)
- Loss of hearing