Certain Occupations Are Prone To Causing Injuries

While it is true that all workers can suffer an injury, some jobs are more dangerous than others. If you have been injured on the job, it is important to speak with a lawyer about your injury. You may be entitled to workers' compensation as well as additional damages.

At Karns Law Group, we represent injured workers in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Our attorneys have extensive experience with workers' compensation cases and third-party negligence lawsuits. When we discuss your case, we will explain your options and help you pursue the benefits you need to cover your injury and lost wages. We will use our experience as negotiators and trial lawyers to fight the insurance company on your behalf.

Common Worker Injuries

Workers who have jobs prone to causing injuries include:

These occupations can cause injuries ranging from repetitive stress injuries to catastrophic or fatal injuries. You can collect workers' compensation benefits for:

  • Repetitive stress/repetitive trauma injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder impingement, soft-tissue injuries and muscle strain
  • Serious and catastrophic injuries, including broken bones, amputations, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, neck and back injuries, burns, toxic exposure, scarring and loss of use
  • Wrongful death of a family member

How We Can Help You After An Injury

Even though your claim may seem straightforward, you may need an attorney's help to get the workers' compensation benefits you are entitled to receive. Employers and their insurance carriers may try to deny your claim or force you to return to work before you are ready. We know how to counteract these tactics and ensure our clients receive the benefits and time they need to adequately recover from their injuries.

In addition, we will assess your case to determine whether a negligent third party other than your employer was responsible for your injury. In these cases, we can file a separate personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit against the third party. Any damages you receive are in addition to your workers' comp benefits. In catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases, third-party compensation can be crucial to a family's well-being.

Take Action Today

Please call our office in Providence at 888-KARNS-LAW to schedule a free consultation. You can also contact us online. We have additional offices in Middletown.

Workers' compensation cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay no attorney fees unless we win compensation for you.