Indianapolis Workers Comp Injury Lawyer
Neck, back, and spinal cord injuries are among the most common workplace injuries. Many neck and back injuries can be mild, but they still require action from the employer when they occur on the job. Back, neck, and spine injuries can also be extremely serious and change the course of an employee’s life. With these types of injuries people face loss of income, loss of employment, and an inability to work - sometimes permanently. Often accompanying these injuries are intense physical pain and mental anguish. Attorney Charles Carlock has more than two decades of experience helping injured Indiana employees with their workers' compensation claims.
Common Careers And Jobs For Spine, Back & Neck Injuries:
- Metal workers & machinists
- Healthcare & medical professionals
- Construction workers including roofers
- Agricultural workers
- Factory employees & assembly-line workers
Types Of Back, Neck, & Spinal Cord Injuries:
- Herniated, bulging, or ruptured disc
- Nerve damage, sometimes permanent
- Strained muscles (lumbar, cervical, thoracic)
- Torn ligaments
- Spinal cord damage including paraplegia & quadriplegia
Protecting Injured Workers' Rights
If you’ve had a neck, back, or spinal cord injury at work, the Indiana workers' compensation law is designed to help you. Employers are required to provide benefits to employees who are injured or killed on the job. Benefits include payment of medical bills, lost income, and monetary compensation for the employee’s permanent physical damage. Additional reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses, including prescription costs, mileage expenditures, and future coverage for lost work and medical needs are often also appropriate. Email or call attorney Charles Carlock today. He has over 26 years of experience guiding clients through Indiana workers’ compensation law cases.