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What will a workplace accident cost you?

On Behalf of | Jun 15, 2018 | Construction Workers' Accidents |

As a worker in Minnesota who has been injured on your job, you could find yourself facing a lot of financial losses and difficulties ahead. Fortunately, Lindberg Law, P.C. is here to help you learn about the possible ways that you can recover from these losses.

Accidents at the workplace can range from minor to major. They can involve broken bones, repetitive stress injuries, spinal cord injuries, crashes, and more. Depending on how severely you’re injured, you could be facing any of the following financial drains:

  • Loss of wages
  • Hospital or doctor bills
  • Long-term healthcare bills
  • Medication costs

Many people initially only think of the upfront costs. For example, if you have been in a car crash at work or in a work vehicle, you will likely need to spend money on medical care for yourself. You may even need to spend money fixing the car.

However, other injuries carry more long-term ramifications. For example, it takes months to a year to heal from certain types of back injuries. If you are unable to work for a portion of this time, you will be unable to collect wages, which is bad news when you already have medical bills.

If you have suffered from a debilitating accident while at work, you may be entitled to compensation or other financial gain that could help you deal with the traumatic aftermath. You can click the link here as well to look at our webpage on workers’ compensation and accidents at the workplace, which can give you a better idea of where to start.

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