In 2004 nearly 7,000 deaths were reported with more than 4 million work related accidents casuing injuries with medical expenses and insurance compensation payments reaching almost $220 billion.
Medical workers and healthcare providers are among the highest risk category for workplace injuries and among the largest groups for claiming work related personal injury claimants.
Workplace injuries are more common than most people think and the rate of injuries are growing each year in hospitals and clinics. According to a report by Bureau of Labor Statistics healthcare workers have encountered injuries at a higher rate (7% more) than the non-healthcare workplace injuries.
About 10% of healthcare workers' injuries required time off from their duties and rest period to recover from injury and about 15% of nurses and personal care staff experience some form of occupational injury each year, required recovery period.
Also the Centers for Dieseach Control and Prevention CDC has released reports that indicated that healthcare workers in hospitals sustain nearly 400,000 injuries (slip and fall, back injuries, contaminated needle injections, etc.) each year.
Our legal staff can provide you with advice to decide on appropriate measure to file your claim and win and obtain the compensation for your personal injury that you deserve. Contact one of our staff for a free consultation to start protecting your rights.
Read about Claim Adjusters and how they work to avoid paying out on claims. You can also review Insurance Companies Claims Processing, and Claims Adjusters Overview, and hiring a personal injury attorney.
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Delay in filing an accident claim can affect your rights in your personal injury case, and you don't want the other party to file against you first to claim that you were at fault. You need to protect your rights by having an experienced attorney represent you. Do you have questions like, who will pay the damages to your vehicle? Our law firm answers car accident and traffic accident questions directly on the phone. Contact us to protect your rights.
Some insurance companies that represent the part at-fault will contact a victim of a personal injury and coerce them into settling their claim immediately, sometimes with false statements and being persuasive that they refuse to pay for your medical expenses or other compensation that you may have the right to claim as a result of your accident. Contact us for all your questions, and we will be happy to speak with you on the phone and give you a no obligation consultation regarding your personal injury accident.
Victims who have suffered a catastrophic injury as a result of an auto accident, drunk driver accident, or other personal injury accident deserves an experienced Washington/Oregon personal injury attorney to represent their claim and protect their rights to all the compensation for damages caused, including lost wages, pain and suffering, and medical expenses.