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Hand Injuries on the Job
Most adults spend a majority of their weekdays at work. Because of this, it is not surprising that workplace accidents are commonplace and affect thousands of people every year. From head injuries to slips and falls, workplace injuries can vary from minor to tragic. One commonplace type of injury that spans across work fields is hand injuries.
If you or someone you care about has suffered from a hand injury on the job, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. The Cedar Rapids personal injury lawyers at Leehey Olson Law, P.C., have experience fighting for the due damages owed to those who have suffered at their place of employment. Contact our offices today at (319) 294-4424 to discuss your options and get started on your case.
Common Workplace Hand Injuries
There are a number of hand injuries that can happen to an individual while at work. These include the following:
- Crushed hand resulting from a falling or malfunctioning machine
- Carpal tunnel
- Joint dislocation
- Ligament injuries
- Tendon injuries
These are just some of the most common types of hand injuries that can happen while on the job. Some of these are caused by accidents, but others can be caused by overuse and overstress.
When you suffer from a workplace injury you have a right to seek workers’ compensation benefits from your employer. Contact the Cedar Rapids personal injury attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C., today at (319) 294-4424 to speak to an experienced attorney about your case.