Slip & Fall at Work in Austin Texas
If you have a slip & fall case in Austin, you have rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act. If your employer failed to provide safe working conditions and their negligence resulted in your injury, they are liable for damages. For immediate help with your claim, contact the Austin personal injury lawyers at Carabin Shaw. We offer free case reviews with no commitment on your part to sign anything.
Although a slip-and-fall accident can occur in any Austin location, too many occur in job sites like restaurants and retail businesses. These types of sudden falls can be costly and extremely painful.
If you’ve been injured in a slip & fall at work in Austin Texas, there's a potential that, in addition to medical costs, you'll also rack up lost pay from not being able to go back to work right away. If your condition is severe, you might require surgery or therapy, adding to the medical costs that you cannot afford to cover out of pocket.Typical Physical Harm Brought on by a Slip & Fall Accident
- Fractures are the three most prevalent forms of injury after a slip & fall accident.
- An injury to a muscle or tendon, which are connective tissue bands that connect muscles to bones, is referred to as a strain. Slipping on damp flooring or descending stairs can result in sprains and strains.
- Your hands, feet, arms, legs, or face could sustain cuts or lacerations if you slip on wet stairs or a slippery floor. Broken glass and sharp edges are common injuries at construction and other job sites.
- Slipping and hitting a hard surface frequently results in spine and neck injuries. In addition to causing terrible agony, herniated discs and damaged spinal cord may need to be surgically repaired. Employees that experience this kind of pain frequently take days off work because of it. In other cases, people could grow reliant on painkillers to function and carry out their jobs if and when they return.
You may be able to recover all of your lost pay, as well as any missed benefits, bonuses, and retirement contributions, through a personal injury claim or lawsuit. Even lost earning potential could be claimed.Medical Expenses and Related Costs
You may be reimbursed for the cost of your prescription drugs, durable medical equipment, adaptable home improvements, life care, surgeries, and therapy.Pain and Suffering as Well as Other Intangible Losses
Significant physical and emotional pain and suffering could result from your injuries. These damages may be sought in a personal injury claim or lawsuit. Anxiety, handicap, disfigurement, paralysis, loss of consortium, and/or loss of enjoyment of life are further linked damages that you are eligible to pursue.Team Carabin Shaw are the Austin Work Injury Attorneys You Need to Represent You
You can qualify for benefits under workers' compensation if you sustain an injury at work. However, you risk forfeiting all of these benefits if you fail to submit a claim in time. Additionally, the only way you can get financial help for your injuries is to file a claim with the state or federal government if your employer did not provide workers' compensation insurance or did not pay your medical bills as required by law.
Carabin Shaw only works with knowledgeable attorneys who will handle every part of your case. In slip-and-fall claims involving work-related injuries, our firm has experience, and we have successfully collected millions of dollars for our clients. Read about our clients’ experiences by reading Carabin Shaw’s client reviews.
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