If you suffer a serious neck injury, you may experience numbness in your arms and fingers or have difficulty moving your head. If you sustained this type of injury at work, your first step should be to seek medical attention.
After seeking the care of a qualified physician, your next step should be to seek the advice of an experienced workers' compensation attorney. A workers' compensation lawyer will help you maximize any disability benefits that are available to you.
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At the Eley Law Firm, we have more than 30 years of experience representing injured workers. Schedule a free initial consultation for an evaluation of your neck injury's impairment rating.
File a workers' compensation claim for all neck injuries.
Unless a neck injury results in paralysis or another serious condition, many people think it is unnecessary to file a workers' compensation claim. However, seemingly minor neck pain can quickly escalate into something more serious. Severe neck pain can limit a worker's ability to perform job duties as effectively as before the accident or even prevent the worker from working altogether. No matter how insignificant an injury may initially seem, it is imperative that a worker file a claim.
If you must reduce your working hours to part time after a work-related neck injury, or you cannot return to any type of employment, you may qualify for temporary and permanent disability. A workers' compensation attorney will explain how these benefits work and help you file the necessary paperwork.
Contact An Experienced Workman's Comp Lawyer
The Colorado workers' compensation system is complex and difficult to understand. If you have suffered a work-related injury, an experienced workers' comp attorney at the Eley Law Firm can help you seek the benefits you need and deserve.
Call our office in Denver, Colorado, at 866-371-3322 or 720-644-8759 for a free case evaluation. You may also fill out the email form on the contact page, and a representative from our office will be in touch with you shortly.
We look forward to hearing from you and working with you on your case.