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Eye Injury

A Bethlehem Workplace Accident Attorney Here For You

Workplace injuries to the eyes can be very serious. In some cases, these workplace accidents can result in blindness and other permanent vision problems. Damage to the cornea or other parts of the eye are also common.

These common work injuries are anything but ordinary. That’s why it’s important for injury victims to receive medical treatment right away – then talk to an attorney as soon as possible. Otherwise, they might not get the support they need after their injury.

If you sustained a serious eye injury on the job in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem workplace injury lawyer Anthony R. Vellner of Vellner Law, PC can help you every step of the way. He knows how to navigate Pennsylvania’s complex legal system and can serve as your legal advocate throughout the process.

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Causes Of Eye Injuries

Work-related eye injuries occur for many different reasons. Some of the most common causes of eye injuries at work include:

  • Chemical burns
  • Foreign object in the eye
  • Explosions
  • Fires
  • Physical assault

Eye injuries are serious. Make sure you take your injury seriously right from the start. Make sure you speak with a lawyer about what to do after your eye injury.

We’re Focused On Your Needs

Employers and insurance companies often downplay the seriousness of work injuries. They also often put pressure on injured workers to return to work as soon as possible – even when injured employees need more time to recover.

That’s not right. If you sustained an eye injury at work, you should receive the medical care you need and time to recover that you deserve. And if you cannot return to work or need retraining to do a different job, you should receive such support as well.

As your legal advocate, we can be your voice for justice. We deal directly with your employer and insurance companies on your behalf. We can demand a second medical opinion if you’re being pressured to return to work too soon. We’re here for you when you need us most. Contact us and schedule your free case consultation today.