If you sustain a foot injury as a result of a work-related accident, you may be eligible to receive compensation with the help of a foot injury workers’ comp attorney. Employees who are injured on the job, particularly if the injury is severe, will experience lost wages due to time off work needed for treatment and recovery, along with other types of financial losses.
Work with Dependable Foot Injury Workers’ Comp Lawyers
Regardless of whether your injury is to the foot or another part of the body, you’re likely concerned with multiple things, including:
- When you can return to work
- How you’ll be able to support both yourself and your family while out of work
- How much compensation you can recover through a workers’ compensation claim
- When you’ll be able to receive pay for medical expenses
At Vasilatos Injury Law, we have represented many clients who have suffered from foot injuries in the workplace along with other injuries sustained in work-related accidents. We understand how these injuries can drastically affect your livelihood which is why we work hard to help you return to a normal daily life.
The Different Types of Work-Related Foot Injuries
Foot injuries are among the many common types of injuries involved in workers’ compensation claims. These injuries can result from either a one-time accident or developed over time due to repeated stress or other causes. The foot comprises multiple joints, muscles, and tendons, all of which are vulnerable to injury, particularly when used in environments where they can become trapped or sustain crushes.
Some common types of foot injuries include:
- Crushes and broken feet along with amputation of toes or feet resulting from moving vehicles, falling objects, conveyor belts, or trapped feet caught between objects or in cracks.
- Punctures in the sole of the foot caused by sharp metal, loose nails, or glass
- Burns from molten metal, chemicals, fire, explosions, or electricity
- Electric shocks from either static electricity or contact with electrical equipment
- Cuts or severed toes or feet resulting from rotary mowers, chainsaws, unguarded machinery, or other sharp blades
- Twisted or sprained ankles, or bone fractures resulting from slips and falls on slippery flooring, walkways, or due to insufficient safety footwear or poor lighting
Many types of foot injuries will require treatment through minimally invasive measures at first, which can include rest, medication, and physical therapy, among others. However, foot surgery may be required if these treatments don’t work, resulting in more recovery time along with more expenses.
How Workers’ Compensation for Foot Injuries Can Help
If you sustain a foot injury or other type of injury as a result of workplace accidents, you may be able to receive benefits to help you get the treatment you need for a complete recovery. Workers’ compensation can help pay for a variety of bills pertaining to your injury, including:
- Doctor visits
- Hospital stays
- Transportation to and from doctors’ appointments
- Medical equipment
See the Benefits of Working with Dedicated Workers’ Comp Attorneys for Foot Injuries and More
When you work with the experienced legal team at Vasilatos, we will help you file your workers’ comp claim, provide representation in any negotiations, and stand with you in court, if necessary. Our attorneys understand the importance of working on every aspect of your life that your foot injury has impacted, helping you get back to where you were before the injury took place.
We’ll determine how the injury has affected your job, health, and finances, and work with you to seek the benefits you need and deserve. We’ll work with you to make sure you get a fair settlement that helps cover all medical expenses along with lost wages following a lack of work resulting from a foot injury, regardless of the injury’s severity.
Our attorneys have collectively worked on hundreds of workers’ compensation cases over the years, including accidents causing foot injuries and many others. Regardless of the type of injury you’ve sustained, we can help determine the type of compensation you are eligible to receive.
Get Accessible and Convenient Foot Injury Workers’ Compensation
Here at Vasilatos Injury Law, we understand the potential consequences of a workplace foot injury case. This is why we offer a free consultation to determine how we can assist you and assess your legal situation. At our locations in Chicago, Flossmoor, and Evanston, our helpful staff truly cares and can help ensure your case is handled with unparalleled professionalism and comprehensiveness. If you have sustained a work-related foot injury or any other type of injury, contact Vasilatos Injury Law, and we may be able to help you reach a foot injury workers’ comp settlement. Contact us today toll free at (877) INJ-LAW1 and we’ll help determine if you have a case and provide you with the representation that you deserve.