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Lifting Injuries

Experienced Bethlehem PA Workplace Accident Lawyer

Lifting heavy objects or even moving smaller objects on a regular basis at work can easily result in serious workplace injuries. And when such workplace accidents occur, the consequences can be devastating.

Suddenly, you might not be able to work or walk normally due to a serious back or spinal cord injury. You shoulder or neck may also be injured due to lifting a heavy object or lifting an object the wrong way. Lifting heavy objects can also cause injuries to the knees, hands or feet, especially if such objects are dropped onto them.

Whatever type of lifting injury you're dealing with, Bethlehem workplace accident lawyer Anthony R. Vellner wants to meet with you. Having founded Vellner Law, PC in 1991, attorney Vellner knows how handle such complicated cases and deliver results.

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Common Causes

Lifting injuries occur at work for many different reasons. Some of the most common causes of lifting injuries at work include:

  • Repeatedly lifting heavy objects - Many jobs require workers to lift heavy objects, often resulting in back injuries or spinal cord injuries.
  • Dropping objects while lifting them - Broken toes are common due to heavy objects being dropped on them at work.
  • Lack of training on how to properly lift objects - Employers have a responsibility to train workers on how properly lift heavy objects without hurting themselves.

And while lifting injuries can occur in any profession, some professions have more lifting injuries that others. These include:

  • Warehouse workers
  • Hospital workers
  • Nursing home workers
  • Custodians
  • Factory workers
  • Restaurant workers

Whatever type of work you do, if you hurt yourself while lifting an object, we can help you demand the compensation you rightfully deserve.

How We Can Help

Information is power. When you have an attorney on your side who knows how the legal system works, you can demand the compensation you rightfully deserve for your workplace injury. That's why it's important to contact our law firm as soon as possible.

We know how to build a strong legal case. This starts with taking the time to listen to you explain exactly how your lifting injury occurred on the job. We then carefully search for evidence to support your case - from reviewing your medical records to examining safety inspection records at your place of employment.

Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may be eligible for workers' compensation. And if your employer or your employer's insurance company refuses to compensate you for your workplace accident, we're prepared to take them to court if necessary. Some law firms avoid such challenging cases. We thrive on them. Find out what we can do for you. Schedule your free consultation today.