Lifting injuries happen frequently in a variety of professional situations and can be both minor and severe. Minor lifting injuries typically resolve quickly, while severe lifting injuries can be quite painful and or get worse over time.
Common examples of lifting injuries include but are not limited to:
- Delivery personnel who lift heavy boxes, tanks and other items
- Healthcare workers that lift patients
- Repairmen, service installers and moving personnel who lift heavy furniture
Lifting injuries can affect various parts of the body, including the knees, ankles, upper and lower back, shoulders and arms. Lifting injuries can cause an employees to lose time at work, and can also require an employee to need surgery, medications or physical therapy.
At the Law Offices Of Michael J. Holmes, we understand that a lifting injury can seriously affect your life. It is our belief that you should not have to pay for the medical care you need as a result of your injury. We can assist you with filing a workers’ comp claim, as well as filing a personal injury claim if your injury was caused by or contributed to by a third party. We will consult with you regarding your case and exhaust every resource for restitution possible.