Sudden, traumatic work accidents are the leading cause of Illinois workers’ compensation insurance claims. From medical professionals, roofers and construction workers to machinists and retail and office employees, workplace injuries can happen to anyone.
While trips, slips and falls are the most common work accidents in the U.S.—with construction, retail and service workers leading the number of compensation claims—other common work-related accidents include:
- Trucking / motor vehicles accidents
- Being struck by or thrown against an object
- Being caught under, below or between objects
Work accidents can result in a variety of serious injuries, including:
- Broken bones and loss of limbs
- Internal injuries
- Head and brain injuries
- Eye injury
- Nerve damage
- Spinal cord injuries & paralysis
If you have suffered from a work-related injury—or any injury that you believe may be work related—contact us immediately at 312.357.8000. Despite what you may think is a simple claim, your work injury could involve multiple negligent parties, just one reason why you need to contact an experienced injury lawyer.