Sample question and answer from Attorney Bruce N. Desimone
A: Worker’s Compensation laws are very
complex. Each case is unique and depends on the type of job you have, where you
were working, a host of other factors.
any claim, you must show a unique event caused your injury. For example, if your
job is to lift a box from a conveyor belt to a platform and boxes typically
weight between 5 and 7 pounds. If you lifted fifteen boxes with no problem and
then when you went to pick up the sixteenth box you injured your back, you would
likely be denied worker’s compensation. Your health insurance would be billed
for your medical expenses.
if the first fifteen boxes weighted 5-7 pounds, but the sixteenth box weighted
20 pounds and this was unexpected. Your injury might very will be covered by
If you were injured on the job, please contact an attorney immediately. Many factors will determine if you have a viable claim. Please feel free to contact the Law Office of Bruce N. Desimone, M.B.A., J.D., L.L.C. at 301-459-1414 to schedule an initial consultation. Before taking action, you should consult with an attorney who can evaluate your specific case.
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