Helping Workers After The Loss Of Hearing Or Vision
We all rely on our senses, including vision and hearing, on a daily basis. When one of these is taken away, it can have a drastic impact on the rest of our lives. If you have experienced the loss of hearing or vision as a result of a work accident, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
To ensure you are moving forward with the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim in the right way, turn to our legal team at Skibiel Law in Jonesboro. We understand the devastating nature of on-the-job injuries especially those involving the loss of vision and hearing. With 25 years of experience, our founding attorney Mark Skibiel confidently provides clients with the information they need to understand their rights and options under the workers’ compensation laws in Georgia. In addition to representing clients in Jonesboro, we handle cases in Atlanta, McDonough and all of the surrounding communities.
Safety Equipment Failure Or Lack Of Safety Equipment
Construction workers and other types of employees are often required to wear certain types of protective equipment, such as goggles and earplugs, in order to ensure their safety. However, if there is a failure in that safety equipment or safety equipment is not provided to the workers, injuries involving the eyes and ears can occur.
Machinery and power tools that are used on construction sites, in factories and in other job settings can be extremely loud and cause a great deal of hearing damage. Whether your hearing was lost over time due to consistent loud noises at your workplace or it was lost in a sudden accident or blast of noise, we can help.
Blindness And Loss Of Vision
Any part of the eye that becomes injured in a workplace accident or gradually deteriorates can result in various levels of blindness. Whether an object struck, punctured or lacerated your eye, or your eyes were consistently exposed to bright lights, workers’ compensation benefits may be available to you.
Dedicated Representation For Those Who Have Lost Vision Or Hearing
Let us help you recover the compensation you deserve for the losses you have suffered. We offer a free consultation so you can discuss your case with a lawyer at our firm. Call our office locally at 770-872-4329 or toll-free at 877-874-6650 or contact us online. Se habla español.
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