Knee Injury Lawyers St. Louis

Dixon’s Knee Injury Attorneys in St. Louis, MO specialize in workers compensation claims.

Pain tolerance is one thing, and avoiding potentially life-changing injuries are another. When it comes to knee injuries, the lawyers at Dixon Injury Firm are dedicated to helping workers recover medical expenses and lost wages from employers in the event of a knee accident in St. Louis.

Most workers in Missouri and St. Louis benefit from knee injury workers compensation. This typically includes both medical and disability benefits among other types of compensation based on any business’ policies. The St. Louis knee accident lawyers at Dixon provide seasoned legal representation to clients and workers affected by work-related injuries or death. It’s essential when opening a workers compensation case to have a proficient legal team at your back.

What is Knee Injury Workers Compensation in St. Louis?

Healing time is crucial when it comes to knee injuries. A lot of employers may not see it this way, of course, because time off means more compensation for wages and medical bills. The most important thing you can do in the case of a knee injury is rest. The first step is to file a claim report with your employer and seek medical attention. If and when you meet the Maximum Medical Improvement requirements, you will be released to go back to work. You can also begin a hardship hearing to extend time off for additional recovery.

What are Common Knee Injuries?

Bone, ligament, and tendon discomfort are common side-effects in knee injuries. These are often related to physical jobs, such as heavy lifting. Here are a few of the most common causes of knee injuries for St. Louis workers according to OrthoInfo:

  • Heavy lifting from manual labor
  • Falls, trips, and slips
  • Equipment accidents
  • Dislocations and fractures

Knee Legal Advice

Remember that knee injury lawyers at Dixon have a solid understanding of workers injury compensation law and are willing to help you or a loved one’s next case. When it comes to knee injuries in St. Louis, there are several factors to consider. Here are a handful of general workers compensation things to keep in mind:

A settlement depends on the severity of the accident. A fatality or life-debilitating injury (leading to being unable to continue working again versus a short recovery period are different. Is the knee injury partial or total?

Like other cases, knee injury attorneys emphasize proactiveness. Cases have varying statutes of limitations. It’s important to begin a case as soon as you or a loved one can to maximize compensation and benefits to assist with medical bills, lost time, and other finances.

Workers compensation came into being in place of workplace lawsuits. If you agree to workers compensation, you typically forego the right to sue companies for negligence. In exchange, workers receive compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and other costs. Workers who were harmed by knee injuries are also able to make claims for workplace-related injuries to optimize compensation claims.

More About Knee Injury Lawyers in St. Louis

The first move to take is to find a professional knee injury attorney to assist you in opening a claim. Based in St. Louis, our joint or knee lawyers are more than ready to take your trial in full stride. Remember how important it is for you to move quickly by getting medical attention}, reporting the accident, collecting information, and contacting legal help.

Christopher R. Dixon and the Dixon Injury Firm focus on Missouri knee and other workplace injury cases. Recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer, Christopher knows how difficult workers compensation cases are. Dixon Trial Lawyers offer a contingency payment system. This means its legal services are free. In exchange, the firm takes a percentage of the reimbursement only if you win a trial.

Contact Us

If you feel like you or someone close to you is in need help workers compensation, Dixon Injury Firm offers free consultations. Call local at (314)409-7060 or toll free at (855)40-CRASH. Dixon’s Trial Lawyers deliver compensation results and client testimonials. We also specialize in personal injury, truck and car accidents, and other injury claims.

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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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