Which Types of Injuries Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

The popular image of Workers’ Compensation is usually of someone who has been injured after slipping and falling at work or someone injured while working at a construction site. While both of these situations are not uncommon reasons for employees to file for Workers’ Compensation, there are many types of injuries or illnesses that can be covered by Workers’ Compensation.

The most common causes of injuries that qualify for Workers’ Compensation include:

While not listed as any of the top ten causes of Workers’ Compensation injuries, becoming ill after exposure to hazardous chemicals at work, hearing loss as a result of workplace conditions, traumatic brain injuries, and other serious injuries or illnesses are also common reasons for an injured employee to file for Workers’ Compensation.

Find Out More Details During a Free Workers’ Compensation Consultation

If you’ve been injured on the job, you may have been offered an amount much lower than you really need for costs of medical care and recovery, or even had your Workers’ Compensation claim denied outright. Don’t give up! An attorney with experience in Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina may be able to help you recover the amount you need during this trying time.

Bluestein Attorneys offers free initial consultations for injured workers in South Carolina. The goal of this first meeting isn’t just to get to know the exact details of your on-the-job injury or illness, but to get to know you. We’ll go over any relevant documentation, walk you through the process, and help you feel fully informed to make the best decision for you and your family.

Workplace injuries and illnesses are stressful enough. Adding worry over financial losses due to having to miss work or cover medical costs only adds to the burden. It’s our mission to ensure that injured workers in South Carolina are able to rely on a system of Workers’ Compensation designed expressly to help recover costs and make ends meet.

Request Your Free Workers’ Compensation Consultation

At Bluestein Attorneys, our Workers’ Compensation team is dedicated to representing the rights of injured workers in South Carolina. We’ll stand beside you and help you fight for the Workers’ Compensation benefits you may be entitled to.

To request your FREE Workers’ Compensation consultation give us a call at (803) 779-7599 or just fill out the form.