Workers Compensation Claims for Amputations Due to Workplace Injuries
Losing an arm or a leg to an amputation after a workplace accident means losing a part of your life. Every aspect of your life will change, as you will have to handle ongoing medical treatment, the expensive cost of prosthetic devices, and making the necessary changes to your lifestyle to accommodate your loss of mobility.
At the Law Offices of Dan T. Matrafajlo, we help New Jersey workers who have lost a limb to an amputation resulting from a work-related injury recover the workers’ compensation benefits they need and deserve. Our New Jersey workers comp lawyers have years of experience in successfully handling workers’ compensation claims for amputations of limbs due to workplace accidents.
Loss of a Leg, Arm, Hand or Finger To an Amputation
Work-related injuries can come in a variety of shapes and sizes. But any injury that leads to the amputation of a limb is devastating for both the worker and his or her family. Losing a limb will have significant impact on all aspects of a worker’s life, including expensive medical costs, endless hours of therapy, and loss of wages.
However, if you have suffered the severe implications of a losing a leg, arm, hand, finger or any other extremity to an amputation due to a work-related injury, you may be entitled to recover workers’ compensation. Under New Jersey’s workers’ compensation law, you may recover medical bills and some of your lost wages because of your amputation injury. In some cases, vocational training may be included as well.
If your accident was caused by a third party, you may be entitled to different damages, which may include compensation for your past and future medical expenses, lost income, out-of-pocket costs, and pain and suffering. These damages may also include vocational training.
Our New Jersey workers comp lawyers understand that going back to work is important to you both financially and emotionally. We will work hard to get you the compensation that you deserve so you can concentrate on getting better.
New Jersey Workers’ Comp Lawyers Experienced in Amputation Claims
If a work-related injury resulted in the amputation of a limb, you should contact a New Jersey workers lawyer as soon as possible. At the Law Offices of Dan T. Matrafajlo, we are committed to getting you the full benefits you are entitled to and we will do everything in our power to help you achieve your goals.
We have offices in Elizabeth, North Brunswick and Newark, New Jersey to better serve you. To schedule a complimentary consultation with New Jersey workers comp lawyer Dan Matrafajlo, call (908) 248-4404