Experienced PA Foot and Ankle Injury Lawyers
Foot and ankle injuries are among the most common of all workplace injuries in the United States. If you have suffered an injury to your foot and/or ankle, you need the PA foot and ankle injury lawyer, Freeburn Hamilton working for you!
Freeburn Hamilton workers’ compensation attorneys are certified by the Pennsylvania Bar Association as specialists in workers’ compensation law. They have attained this certification due to their years of experience, knowledge of the law and passing a rigorous exam. Less than 200 lawyers in Pennsylvania have attained this high distinction.
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.
Foot & Ankle Injury Statistics
- 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.
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