When knee injuries occur at work, injured parties can face a long, painful road to recovery, and in the worst cases, they may be left to deal with certain impairments that can have lasting impacts on their mobility and their overall quality of life. In the event that workers sustain on-the-job knee injuries, it’s essential that they are aware that:
- They will likely be entitled to compensation for their medical bills and lost wages.
- The Denver workers’ compensation lawyers at the Bisset Law Firm are here to help them secure the benefits that they need and deserve.
Causes of On-the-Job Knee Injuries
Some of the most common causes of knee injuries that workers can develop or sustain while working include (but are not limited to):
- Slipping and falling on wet, uneven or cluttered ground surfaces
- Falling from ladders, scaffolding, roofs or other heights
- Objects falling on workers
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Repetitive stress to the knees (due to, for example, regularly lifting heavy objects or bending over as part of the job function)
- Workplace violence.
Types of Knee Injuries That Can Occur At Work
Specific types of knee injuries that may arise after a work accident or as the result of repetitive stress to the knee joint can include (but are not limited to):
- Torn meniscuses, ACLs or other ligaments or tendons in the knee
- Fractures of the knee bones
- Tendonitis of the knee joint.
How the Denver Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at the Bisset Law Firm Can Help You
Have you sustained a knee injury while working? If so, the skilled Denver workers’ compensation attorneys at the Bisset Law Firm want you to know that we are here to aggressively advocate your rights to compensation. Our experienced legal professionals are dedicated to providing each of our clients with the highest quality legal representation, keeping each of our clients informed and in the loop at every stage of their cases and, ultimately, helping them obtain the best possible results for their cases.
When you choose to work with our esteemed Denver workers’ compensation lawyers, you can trust that we will work diligently to keep your case moving and keep you advised of every development in your case. While this means that you can count on us to promptly return every one of your phone calls, it also means that we are committed to meeting all of your case deadlines in order to help you secure the maximum possible compensation for your injuries and losses.
In addition to being diligent and dedicated, our attorneys are upfront and honest. They will keep you informed of the strengths and weaknesses of your case, the choices and possibilities that you have as you move through the process, and whether it makes sense to settle your case or go to trial.
While we offer knowledgeable, superior counsel to anyone seriously injured on the job, some of our additional key strengths include our fierce negotiating skills, our extensive trial experience and our readiness to take decisive action when the denial or delay of a workers’ compensation claim is finally overruled.
Learn More About Your Rights for Free
Contact the Denver workers’ compensation lawyers at the Bisset Law Firm by calling (303) 894-8900 to learn more about your rights and receive a professional evaluation of your case.