A career ending injury can happen to anyone, no matter how physically and mentally rigorous their job is. Probably one of the most common fields for career-ending injuries is professional sports.
If you are unable to return to your previous position due to the injury you have sustained, you may be able to receive paid vocational training to pursue another type of position. Vocational training includes education at an accredited school.
Workers who frequently experience career-ending injuries include:
With such a serious injury involved, the costs of treatment, surgery, rehabilitation, and other forms of medical care can be crippling. Because you are dealing with a lifetime injury, you need competent legal assistance filing your workers’ compensation claim and seeking the benefits you need.
At Berry, Smith & Bartell, a Professional Law Corporation, we are proud of our qualifications that include more than 130 years of combined legal experience and a background that includes serving as a former workers’ compensation judge.
When you have gone through a circumstance as horrific as sustaining a career-ending injury, you can count on us to interact with you in the most compassionate, helpful and respectful way possible. We know that sometimes during this process you are jilted by your employer and/or their insurance agency and we are committed to providing you with the best representation in order to attain the most benefits.