Many people believe that working in an office reduces the chance of sustaining an on the work injury, however, just the opposite is true. There is a unique set of injuries that can occur in an office environment, including but not limited to:
- Carpal tunnel injuries
- Falls due to inadequate lighting or slippery floors
- Back injuries
- Other musculoskeletal injuries
- Cuts, scrapes and puncture wounds
Even if you are meticulously careful about safety in the workplace and ensuring that your workstation is ergonomic, there are some injuries that happen anyway no matter what you do to try to avoid them. If you have a negligent employer who does not provide you with the tools you need to do your job safely and efficiently, you can also run into problems no matter how careful you are.
At the Law Offices Of Michael J. Holmes a specialized California based work injury lawyer, we understand how difficult living with an office job related injury. Back injuries, carpal tunnel injuries other injuries sustained in the workplace can make it difficult or impossible to carry out your normal job duties, resulting in time off work and lost wages. You may even lose your job and your ability to work.
If you’ve sustained an office injury, contact us today to discuss your case. We can help you file a workers’ compensation claim to obtain the funds you need to cover the medical costs relating to your injuries. Call us toll free at (714) 202-0217.
The Law Offices of Michael J. Holmes, PC, serves San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, California and Orange County.
505 North Tustin Avenue. Suite 103
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Telephone (714) 202-0217