Workers’ Comp for Nurses
Southern Illinois Attorneys Help Manage Your Claim
In the average 10-hour shift, a nurse can complete a wide variety of tasks, each with their own challenges. Some job duties of the average nurse are even accompanied with an inherit danger and risk of injury. If you ever get hurt while working as a nurse, then your employer should provide you workers’ compensation benefits through their insurance policy. Yet, do not be surprised if your employer or their insurer push back and try to minimize your benefits.
Sam C. Mitchell & Associates in Southern Illinois is here to help you successfully collect all your workers’ comp benefits as an injured nurse. We are proud to work with people just like you and in all walks of life when they need moral and legal support, just as we have been doing for 50 years. Thanks to our extensive legal experience, we are familiar with most major insurance companies, giving you an edge when it comes to negotiating with or litigating against them.
Call (618) 505-1660 to begin your workers’ comp case today.
What Sort of Injuries Might a Nurse Suffer?
Your workplace as a registered nurse or nurse practitioner is a busy one. If something goes wrong, then you may suffer a serious injury on-the-job that stops you from continuing work for a while.
Injuries and illnesses associated with the nursing occupation include:
- Repetitive stress injuries, such as to the wrist or fingers
- Mental and emotional stress, depression, or anxiety
- Slip and fall injuries when carrying equipment or moving a patient
- Injuries caused by violent or unruly patients
- Occupational illnesses contracted by working with the ill
- Viral infections or bloodborne diseases
As described under workers’ compensation policies and related laws, any injury you suffer due to your work or in the capacity of your work should be covered. Responsibility for an injury-causing workplace accident should also be nonconsequential for your claim. In other words, you can admit that you made a mistake that caused you to get hurt and your workers’ compensation claim to full benefits should still be valid.
Working Hard On Your Case So You Don’t Have To
After suffering an injury as a hardworking nurse, the last thing you should do is stress out about your workers’ compensation claim. Our team of nurse workers’ comp claim attorneys in Southern Illinois will do all the legwork and legal lifting on your behalf. We are not satisfied with a case result unless you get every possible benefit, or a fair settlement amount for your damages!
Call (618) 505-1660 or contact us online to learn more about our legal services.