Hip & Knee Injuries
An on the job injury to the hip or knee in a work related accident can have severe consequences, and limit your ability to work in many occupations. Work related injuries to the hip or knee can occur on the job in many ways, and the types of these injuries may vary greatly. The mechanical structure of the bones, ligaments, and tissue in the hip and in the knee is extremely intricate, and can make them very susceptible to injury in the workplace. A job related injury to the hip or knee can require expensive and highly specialized treatment medical treatment, therapy, or surgery. A workplace injury to the hip or knee can leave you with medical bills, wage loss, and, temporary disability. Often, these types of injuries can result in permanent impairment, with a loss in future earning capacity.
If you have suffered a hip or knee injury on the job in South Carolina, it is important to consult with an attorney who can help you pursue all avenues of compensation. An experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can help you obtain all the benefits to which you are entitled.
At Alan M. Tanenbaum, P.A., we handle workers’ compensation claims for clients from the Charleston area and throughout South Carolina. We also represent injured workers in third-party liability claims. We are focused on helping our clients obtain maximum compensation for their on-the-job injuries.
Protecting The Rights Of Injured Workers
If you suffer a job related injury to the hip or knee, our law firm is committed to ensuring injured workers are aware of their rights. If you are injured on the job, your rights may include:
- Weekly benefits
- Permanent and total disability benefits
- Medical care
- Compensation for lost wages and loss of future earnings
Unfortunately, the insurance companies and doctors chosen by employers can present an uphill battle for many injured workers. As an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer focused on getting results, Mr. Tanenbaum will vigorously represent you and seek to protect your rights. The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission hears and decides workers’ compensation cases, settlements and appeals. As your attorney, Mr. Tanenbaum will represent you to protect your rights through the administrative, bureaucratic and legal process.
Additional Compensation For Third-Party Claims
If your injury was caused by a negligent third party (a reckless driver, contractor or negligent equipment manufacturer, for instance) you may pursue a personal injury claim in addition to workers’ compensation. A personal injury claim allows you to pursue compensation for losses such as pain and suffering. Our firm is experienced in these matters and can help you to pursue all avenues of compensation for your workplace injury.
Contact A Charleston Work Injury Lawyer
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious workplace injury, we are here for you. Contact us today online or by telephone at 843-722-2588 to arrange a consultation with a knowledgeable Charleston workers’ compensation attorney.
In downtown Charleston near the Four Corners of Law.