Knee & Leg Injury

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Knee injuries occur regularly in the workplace. This is particularly true in occupations centering around, transportation, stacking, lifting or packing. If you have suffered a knee injury on the job in the state of Florida, please contact the attorneys at LeavenLaw to discuss your options. Knees are one of the most easily injured parts of the body. In fact, your tendons, ligaments, the articular cartilage, and the menisci are the most easily injury components of the knee. In most knee injuries, one or more of these aforementioned parts are being damaged. In the end, the pain, swelling, and stiffness from such knee injury can be debilitating.

The knee is not only the largest, but many times is described as one of the most complicated part of the body, as it is used for comprehensive body movement, including walking, standing, and running. From a medical standpoint, it has been described, it is a “weight-bearing joint that bends, straightens, rotates and twists.” All this motion increases your risk of acute knee injuries. And any such increased likelihood of injury also increases the likelihood such knee or leg injuries will occur on the job.

Ironically, because of its susceptibility to injury, if a work-place knee injury occurs, frequently employers will deny such claim was job related, instead concluding such injury was the result of the employee engaging in outside sports or other strenuous activities wholly unrelated to their job. Knee injuries, many times are the result of stepping incorrectly, falling on the job or twisting the knee. Job that include stopping and twisting or turning, as well as jobs that include lifting, the risk of incurring an acute knee injury. More times than not, employers do not provide their workers sufficient protection for their legs, specifically their knees, or will demand that their workers undertake tasks beyond what they are capable of doing. Receiving the right care and the proper compensation and accommodations on the job as the result of a workplace accident or injury is often hard to do, but is vital to helping you recover from your workplace injury.

Knee injuries are a common injury on the job….and one that is frequently complained of at work. The reason? There are many things that can cause knee and joint pain. Critical to your potential workers comp recovery, as the hurt worker, it is important that an accurate and precise diagnosis is made regarding the cause of your symptoms so that you may successfully make a worker’s comp claim and receive correct treatment to remedy the knee pain caused by your workplace injury.

The Florida Worker’s Comp attorneys at LeavenLaw have made it its practice is to fight the insurance companies and employers to make sure that the hurt worker receives proper care and receives fair compensation and accommodation for his or her work-related knee injuries. LeavenLaw: fighting for the hurt worker!

LeavenLaw is a consumer protection law firm that helps hurt workers receive just compensation for their workplace related injuries and losses that result therefrom. LeavenLaw is not just another law firm; it is a highly experienced law firm with an excellent track record at handling workers’ compensation cases throughout Central Florida. Assisting hurt workers and dealing with on-the-job Injuries is what it and its attorneys do for a living, and do very well. LeavenLaw serves clients throughout the State of Florida from its centrally located offices in Tampa Bay and Orlando, Florida to best meet your needs.

If your workplace injury is serious, it is imperative that your legal rights are protected. This is where LeavenLaw can help you. It is critical that you do the research to find a reputable and capable worker’s compensation attorney to assist you in the is imperative, trying time. A law firm with experience, resources and a long-standing track record of success is what you need. LeavenLaw believes its success is based not only on its previous client results, but is based upon the personal relationships it has built with its clients over the last four decades.

To assist you, LeavenLaw’s website discusses its overall legal practice and its attorneys’ credentials. It further provides powerful educational information on Florida Workers’ Compensation Law. Remember, every hurt worker’s case is unique and deserves to be evaluated on its own, independent basis. Please contact LeavenLaw for a free consultation before making a decision about legal representation. You will speak with an experienced worker’s compensation attorney directly, not a staff member.

In the end, LeavenLaw welcomes the challenges offered by difficult cases involving serious injuries and complex issues. If you have been injured on the job due to a workplace related incident, do not hesitate to call and talk to us. You deserve to know your valuable Legal Rights.