Types Of Disabilities
Many workers think they have to be injured in an accident at work in order to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. The truth is, many types of repetitive stress injuries lead to qualifying disabilities as well.
If you can no longer perform your required job tasks because of a work-related disability or disease which you believe resulted from your time on the job, talk to an attorney right away. Our team at Denman & Lerner Co., L.P.A., are skilled, experienced workers’ comp attorneys who have worked for over 47 years helping hundreds of injured and disabled workers recover the benefits to which they are entitled. Our lawyers are ready to handle everything to help you get the money your family needs and deserves.
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Call 440-951-6666 to speak to a lawyer at one of our offices in Mentor, Mayfield Heights, Cleveland, Twinsburg, Independence, Russell or Westlake. We handle all workers’ compensation claims on contingency. You pay attorney’s fees only as a percentage of the money we help you obtain. No cash benefits, no attorney’s fees. It’s that simple.
Typically, work-related disabilities are characterized as permanent or temporary. Here is a partial list of the types of disabilities, diseases and repetitive stress injuries that may qualify as a work-related disability for workers’ compensation benefits:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Hearing loss, deafness
- Degenerative vision, loss of sight, blindness
- Emphysema, respiratory disease, lung cancer
- Back and spine injuries
- Knee injuries, degenerative hip and joint injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
We are recognized as one of the prominent workers’ compensation law firms serving injured workers and their families throughout the Cleveland metro region. Contact us today.