Birmingham Workers' Compensation Lawyer
Representing Victims of On-The-Job Accidents in Alabama
When you are at work, you should be able to rest assured that your employers
and project managers are taking the proper safety precautions to ensure
that you do not get injured. Regardless of the line of work you are in,
there may be a risk for injury, and if you have been hurt, you need a
Birmingham workers' compensation lawyer on your side.
Whether your injury was incurred as a result of a
slip and fall accident or a defective piece of equipment, your injuries can lead to the inability
to work and loss of wages, medical bills and expenses, and an intense
amount of pain and suffering. Often injury victims find that the mounting
medical bills are more than they were prepared for, while the physical
impact of the injury can be inconvenient and difficult on you and your family.
How Do I File a Workers' Comp Claim in Alabama?
To file a workers' compensation claim in Alabama, be sure to do the
- Inform your supervisor, manager, or foreman within five days of being injured.
- Seek medical attention as soon as possible and tell your treating doctor
that your injuries are related to your occupation.
- Have your employer file a First Report of Injury (WCC Form 2) to the Alabama
Department of Industrial Relations.
- Get in touch with a skilled attorney as soon as possible to discuss your
injuries and explore your legal options.
Filing a workers' compensation claim can be very confusing, complex,
and overwhelming, especially when you are injured. I am highly knowledgeable
about injuries in the workplace and filing workers' compensation claims. My
legal team at The Law Office of Cody R. Wix, LLC is here to provide you with the
sound guidance and representation you need during this time. I even work
on a contingency fee basis for my clients who are unable to front the
costs of legal care.
Begin Your Case Today! Get Help From A Birmingham Workers' Comp Attorney.
Frequent Causes of Workplace Injuries
Accidents in the workplace can occur as a result of a number of different
circumstances, especially when you are in a dangerous environment, like
on a construction site. If your job involves heavy lifting or using machinery
on a daily basis, you may be at a higher risk for injury.
A few of the most common causes of workplace injuries include the following:
motor vehicle accidents
- Irresponsible and reckless behavior
- Overextension from carrying and lifting
- Slip and fall or trip and fall accidents
- Insufficient safety training or guidelines
- Repetitive motion leading to stress or strain
- Defective and hazardous equipment
- Falling objects leading to injury
The Law Office of Cody R. Wix, LLC is committed to aggressively fighting
on your behalf while you focus on recovering. My firm understands the
physical and emotion toll a workplace injury can take on your and your
family, and we treat each case we handle with personalized care and attention.
Don't fight alone, hire a knowledgeable Birmingham workers' compensation
If you’ve been hurt,
contact The Law Office of Cody R. Wix, LLC today by calling (205) 381-4787 or fill out a
free initial case evaluation!