Eye Injury Lawyer St. Louis

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Eye Injury Lawyer St. Louis. Eyesight is something most people take for granted, but the truth is that the human eye is a fragile thing that can be easily damaged in many types of workplace accidents. Workers should be very careful, and if something terrible does happen they should at least ensure that they are compensated for their injuries.

Chris Dixon

Founder and Managing Attorney

I pride myself on tirelessly fighting for the injury victims who continuously trust me with their cases. It is an honor to serve and a passion which drives my existence.

Our firm offers a broad range of legal services. This includes personal injury, workers compensation, product liability, and other claims. Our St. Louis eye injuries attorneys bring quality legal counsel to clients and their families. Please contact us for additional information and a free consultation from our eye injuries lawyers.

$50 Million Recovered

Chris has recovered over $50 million for his injured clients, and can assist you with your injury claims. To get started on your personal injury case, contact our St. Louis injury attorneys today!

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Call or email the Personal Injury Attorneys at Dixon Injury Firm today to schedule your free injury claim consultation with Chris. Our experienced lawyers make the difference.

How Do Eyes Get Injured at Work? – Eye Injury Lawyer St. Louis

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, eye injuries at work generally happen one of three ways. The first is striking or scraping, which happens when small particles or objects strike or scrape the eye. This is actually the majority of injuries. The objects causing the harm are often dust, cement chips, metal slivers, and wood chips. They can be spit out by tools, blown by a gust of air, or fall from above. Workers can also be hit in the face by a larger object, causing trauma to the face and eye.

Penetration into the eye by nails, stables, wood slivers, or metal shards are another type of injury, though thankfully less common. Eyes are also sometimes burned by either chemicals like cleaning products or heat from something like a welding torch. Workers can also contract diseases at work that either infect the eye or are transmitted through the eye, including HIV, hepatitis B, or the bird flu.

Workers must pay attention to their own safety, but ultimately an employer is responsible for the safety of the company’s employees. That means that employers should have rules that when necessary require goggles, face shields, safety glasses, or respirators. Employers should train their workers on when and how to use these protective devices, and they should post prominent reminders so nobody forgets. Employees should be sanctioned for failing to follow proper procedures so that a culture of safety can be developed. Of course, every worker wants to protect their own eyes so they should also try to follow safety guidelines as much as possible.

What If My Eyes Are Injured at Work? – St. Louis Eye Injury Lawyer

Most employees are covered by a no-fault system called workers’ compensation. This means that it almost never matters why your eyes were injured. If it happened on the job, you should be entitled to lost wages and medical expenses. If you were disabled, your workers’ compensation carrier should have to pay you either for rehabilitation or a cash settlement set by a formula to compensate you for your injury.

The basic process starts with you reporting your injury to your employer. This is important to do, and you may want to consult a lawyer before you do it. You also need to get medical care immediately to document what happened and to get some treatment. You need to make a formal claim for benefits, and then if that is not resolved to your satisfaction you may need to appeal the decisions made in your case.

St. Louis Eye Injury Lawyers

When you pursue an eye injury claim in St. Louis, it’s crucial to find legal counsel with experience. Our personal injury and liability attorney ensure clients have the resources they need to win a settlement. Here are a couple questions to ask St. Louis eye injuries attorneys:

How much will legal representation cost clients? This varies on the eye injury case and various factors. We utilize a contingency plan, meaning our services are free.

How much could I win? Again, this also depends on the claim. Dixon’s St. Louis eye injuries lawyers fight to provide clients medical expenses, personal hardship, and other compensation.

What’s next? The first step is to contact us for more info and consultation from our eye injuries lawyers.

More About Eye Injury Lawyers in St. Louis

Christopher R. Dixon and the Dixon Injury Firm focus on eye injury cases and other personal and workplace injuries. Recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Chris knows how difficult these types of cases are for people. To help alleviate financial stress, Dixon Injury Firm make it easier by offering a contingency payment plan. This enables you to pay only if the case is won. Our legal services are free until then.

Let the Dixon Injury Firm Help You – Eye Injury Attorney St. Louis

This process can seem very confusing, and it may be difficult trying to deal with your boss as both a supervisor and a person partially involved in your medical care. If you are finding it difficult, or you think your problems are not being taken care of, please feel free to call us for a free evaluation of your case. We can give you some guidance to help you decide if challenging the decisions made by your employer and its insurance carrier. Our firm is entirely dedicated to helping injured people get back to their lives, so if you have suffered an eye injury call us at (314) 409-7060 right away before your claim expires.

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Meet Christopher R. Dixon

Legal & Injury Representation St. Louis Deserves.

Results — that's what clients expect from Dixon Injury Firm. Chris brings years of personal injury law experience to the table. Based in St. Louis, his firm provides free consultations and contingency service to the high-caliber injury and liability legal arena. Tell us about your case and we'll show you how to win.

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