PA Foot and Ankle Injury Lawyer, Freeburn & Hamilton
In part this is due to the sheer number of bones, joints and muscles in the foot and ankle. A lot can go wrong with the foot and ankle, because of the complex nature of these body parts. The human foot and ankle contain 26 bones, 33 joints, and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments.
In 2011, one in 10 of all workplace injuries in the United States involved injuries to the foot and ankle, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
An ankle fracture is the most serious workplace ankle injury. Workers who fractured their ankle required a median of 42 days off from work. Other ankle injuries required a median of 5 to 7 days off from work, depending on the type of injury.
Foot fractures required a median of 20 days off from work. Other foot injuries required a median of 4 to 6 days off from work, depending on the type of injury.
Foot injuries are most common among factory workers. One in every four workplace foot injuries occurred in manufacturing jobs. Another 18 percent of foot injuries occurred in service and in retail jobs, and another 15 percent in construction.
Ankle injuries are most common in service jobs, which accounted for one in four of all workplace ankle injuries. Seventeen percent of ankle injuries occurred in manufacturing jobs, 17 percent in retail and 13 percent in construction.
If you have suffered a foot or ankle injury in the workplace, you need a law firm that will fight for you. Freeburn & Hamilton has experience representing people who have had foot and ankle injuries.
If you’ve been hurt on the job or have been in an accident, you need to protect your rights by talking to a lawyer right away. You need someone on your side. Your company insurance adjuster is already working on your case, but he or she does not work for you. He or she works for the company.
Do not sign any form or document regarding your workplace foot or ankle injury, or even talk to an insurance adjuster from your company, before you talk to an experienced PA foot and ankle injury lawyer from Freeburn & Hamilton.
Schedule a free consultation with an experienced PA foot and ankle injury lawyer with Freeburn & Hamilton today. Call the 7’s, (717) 777-7777 or (570) 777-7777, or complete the contact form on this page.
We won’t ask for money up front. We won’t charge a fee unless we recover money for you.
Freeburn & Hamilton has 12 offices located throughout Central Pennsylvania to better serve our clients. We have offices in Harrisburg, Lebanon, Camp Hill, Gettysburg, Mifflintown, Huntingdon, Carlisle, Lewistown, and more.
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You need an advocate to fight for you. The PA Foot and Ankle Injury Lawyer team at Freeburn & Hamilton have been fighting for injured workers for many years. We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients since 1982.
The experienced team of attorneys and legal staff professionals at Freeburn & Hamilton will protect your rights and get you the money you deserve. Among the types of cases we handle are:
- Wrongful Death
- Injuries to the brain, neck, back, spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, pelvic region, leg, knee, ankle and feet
- Scars and disfigurements
- Roadway accidents involving cars, tractor-trailers and other trucks, school and commercial buses, and motorcycles
- Bicycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- All types of workers’ compensation claims
- Dog bites
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Hunting accidents
- Accidents involving All-Terrain Vehicles
…..and many, many more.
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