A person's back is an important part of their body. Almost everyone in Lincoln knows how painful a hurt back can be, and for many it is debilitating. Back injuries can occur anywhere, including at work.
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A workplace injury is something no one in Nebraska thinks they will be involved in. But, a workplace injury can happen to anyone. Some workplace injuries are catastrophic, like a crushed limb.
When a Lincoln area resident is injured on-the-job it can be a devastating blow for their family. No one can predict when they walk into work in the morning that they will face a serious workplace injury. Most of the time this doesn't occur to Nebraska residents, but occasionally a serious workplace accident does occur. What are the employer's responsibilities in these situations?
Many people in Nebraska think truck drivers have easy jobs where they just sit and drive a truck all day long. But, truck drivers often suffer from injuries because of many factors, which include traffic accidents and loading and unloading cargo.
The availability of workers' compensation insurance benefits likely provides comfort to Nebraska employees in all professions. While even those employed in jobs that seem risk free can suffer serious injuries, some occupations are known to pose life-threatening hazards on a daily basis. Despite the known risks these workers face, many of them hesitate to report injuries for fear of retaliation, rejection of their claims, or other obstacles in pursuing maximum recovery.
There are many residents in Lincoln and surrounding areas that work in an industrial location such as a warehouse or construction site. These are good jobs that offer a worker a steady income. Most workplaces understand that worker safety is their number one priority. But, occasionally a serious construction worker injury occurs, such as a forklift accident.
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