Virginia Workplace Injuries Attorney
Help after a Manassas and Roanoke workplace accident
You rightfully expect your employer to provide safe, healthy working conditions. Even absent proof of negligence, you usually can obtain workers' compensation if you are injured at your workplace. Virginia workplace injury lawyer Michael A. Kernbach, Attorney at Law, has more than 25 years of experience assisting injured workers with their workers' comp claims and personal injury lawsuits.
Claims for dormant occupational illnesses
Occupational illnesses are often not readily apparent. Exposure to a toxic substance may trigger an illness that does not manifest for many years, sometimes making it difficult to pinpoint the connection between a job and a disabling or fatal illness such as:
Although these illnesses are particularly prevalent in industrial, agricultural or manufacturing industries, office workers are not immune to sick building syndrome caused by poor air quality in the office setting.
Repetitive stress injuries
Some jobs require you to perform a certain task repeatedly over a long period of time, using the same physical motion every time. Characterized by pain, tingling, numbness and swelling, repetitive stress injuries result from continually engaging in the same unnatural action that over time can lead to severe discomfort and crippling disabilities. Repetitive stress disorders that commonly occur to shoulders, necks, elbows, wrists, hands, thumbs, backs and knees include:
Repetitive stress disorders arise slowly, so it requires meticulous research and solid preparation to prove that the repetitive motion you performed at your job caused your injuries.
Contact a Manassas and Roanoke workers' comp attorney you can rely on
The Law Offices of Michael A. Kernbach, P.C. are located in Manassas and Roanoke, Va., and represent clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
Call Virginia injury attorney Michael A. Kernbach at 703.273.0888 or contact the law firm online to schedule your free consultation.