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Peoria Work-Related Back Injury Lawyer

Rushville workplace back injury lawyers for workers' comp

Attorneys for Back and Spine Injuries to Workers in Peoria County, Sangamon County, McLean County, and Champaign County

Accidents in the workplace can lead to serious injuries, and they may cause damage to a person's spine or other parts of their back, affecting their ability to move and perform work-related tasks. Back injuries can also affect a person during their normal course of work due to issues with posture or performing repetitive motions. Employees who suffer work-related back injuries will be eligible for workers' compensation benefits, and when making a claim, they will want to work with a lawyer who can help them take the right steps to receive the compensation they deserve.

The attorneys of Kanoski Bresney have over 40 years of legal experience in workers' comp cases, and we have helped injured workers receive more than $100 million in compensation. With our knowledge of workers' compensation laws and our experience fighting for our clients' rights both inside and outside the courtroom, we can make sure you are fully repaid for all of the ways you and your family have been affected by a work-related injury. During your case, we will work to make sure you receive respect, response, and results.

Workplace Accidents and On-the-Job Back Injuries

Safety issues, defective equipment, or failure to follow the correct procedures can lead to accidents in the workplace and serious back injuries. These accidents may involve fall injuries that occur due to ladder or scaffolding accidents, on-the-job vehicle accidents, construction equipment accidents, tractor accidents, or falling objects. Workers may also suffer repetitive stress injuries due to regular stooping, crouching, or crawling, or they may suffer back injuries caused by attempts to lift too much weight.

Back injuries can result in chronic pain and restrictions to a person's range of motion and ability to perform physical tasks. Strains and sprains to muscles and ligaments in the lower back can cause swelling, soreness, and limited movement. Injuries to the upper back can lead to muscle spasms, numbness, tingling, pain in the ribs, and weakness in the shoulders, arms, or legs. Fractured vertebrae or herniated, slipped, or ruptured discs in the spine can cause the nerves in the spinal cord to become compressed, leading to debilitating pain and weakness of the muscles in the body. In the most serious spinal cord injuries, a person may suffer partial or total paralysis in some or all of their body.

Workers' compensation benefits will cover the costs of all medical treatment needed for a work-related back injury, including emergency medical treatment after an accident, surgeries to correct damage to the spine, ongoing physical therapy, and prescription medications. A worker may also receive disability benefits if their injury has caused them to be unable to return to work and continue earning the level of income they received before they were injured. In addition to these benefits, a worker may also be able to pursue third-party claims against anyone else who was responsible for their injury, such as the manufacturer of defective construction equipment or a driver who was at fault for a car accident.

Contact Our Decatur Back Injury Attorney

If you are dealing with a work-related back injury, Kanoski Bresney can help you take the right steps to receive the compensation you deserve. We will help you show that your injury occurred due to a workplace accident or work-related activities, and we will assist in filing a workers' compensation claim to cover the costs of your medical care and repay you for loss of income while you are unable to work. We will also identify any other parties who may be held liable for your injuries and determine whether you can receive other forms of compensation. Contact us at 888-U-COUNT-2 or 888-826-8682 to arrange a complimentary consultation with our experienced lawyers. We provide legal help to injured workers in Illinois, including Sangamon County, Adams County, Decatur, McDonough County, Champaign County, Macomb, Bloomington, Rushville, Peoria, Schuyler County, Springfield, Macon County, Pekin, McLean County, Tazewell County, Peoria County, Champaign, and Quincy.

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