Indianapolis Workers Comp Injury Lawyer
Head and brain injuries are among the most serious workplace accidents and can occur on any job site or factory. Injuries include external damage like bumps, lacerations, or a fractured skull. Internal damage may include bruising, mild to severe concussions, or brain bleeds that could result in traumatic brain injury (TBI). Severe head and brain injuries may cause long-term disability, the need for full-time medical care, and sometimes even death. Seek medical attention for any workplace head injury - no matter how mild or severe. Attorney Charles Carlock works to protect the rights of employees who are injured on the job. Charlie has been practicing worker's compensation law in Indiana since 1993.
Common Causes Of Head Injuries At Work:
- Falling objects
- Slips, trips, & falls
- Falling from heights
- Blows to the head
- Vehicle accidents
Impacts Of Head and Brain Injuries:
- Cognitive deficits including memory loss, processing difficulties, communication and language challenges, attention and concentration issues
- Physical deficits including balance and mobility challenges, vision loss, coordination complications
- Psychological effects including behavioral changes such as irritability, frustration, and aggression, and emotional issues including post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression
Indiana Workers Compensation Law - Injured Worker Rights
Indiana law requires employers to provide a variety of benefits to employees who are injured or killed while on the job. Workers’ compensation benefits include payment of medical bills, lost wage checks, and monetary payments for the employee’s permanent physical damage. Additional reimbursement for out-of-pocket prescription costs, mileage expenses, and future coverage for lost work and medical needs are often also appropriate. If you’ve had a head or brain injury at work, email or call attorney Charles Carlock today. He has over 26 years of experience guiding clients through Indiana worker's compensation law cases and is here to help and protect injured Indiana workers.