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Types of Injuries Eligible for Workers’ Compensation in Missouri

Experienced attorney in Springfield & Joplin obtains benefits for an array of job-related accidents

At The Ryan E. Murphy Law Firm, we have developed highly focused knowledge about a host of work-related injuries in the course of over a decade of workers’ compensation practice in southwest Missouri. We know how and why injuries occur, how to get you the best treatment, and how to obtain full payment for medical expenses and lost time at work.

We deal with serious injury claims that were caused, aggravated or accelerated by the job. Some of the many types of workplace injuries we focus on include:

  • Lifting injuries — Acute and chronic pain, hernias, disc injuries
  • Falls — From ladders, scaffolding, roof or other height, or into excavation sites
  • Sprains and strains — Short-term pain from repetitive stress to long-term repetitive injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Bone fractures — Orthopedic injuries involving any limb
  • Spinal fusion — When injury requires joining two or more vertebrae
  • Brain injury — Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other neurological issues
  • Neck injuries — Paralysis, strains, fractures, cervical pain
  • Middle back injuries — Fractures, paralysis, soft-tissue injuries
  • Lower back injuries — Chronic pain, disc injuries
  • Disc injuries — Bulging discs, herniated discs

How we can help

The benefits for each injury are determined by its severity and its impact on your ability to work. The Ryan E. Murphy Law Firm has developed relationships with credentialed medical experts in a wide range of fields. These experts review medical records and provide opinions that support our clients’ demand for full and fair compensation.

In each case, we investigate the facts, seek the best medical opinions and persistently fight until it is resolved to your satisfaction. We do not hesitate to stand up to large employers or their insurance companies when it comes to championing our clients.

Throughout the process, we keep you informed about your options and about the status of your case. Our commitment to clients is one reason our clients send their family, friends and coworkers to us when they suffer an injury at work.

You have questions about work-related injuries. We have answers. Contact us for a free consultation.

Dealing with an injury at work can be frustrating. Count on us to skillfully handle your claim and provide peace of mind. We offer a no-risk, free consultation. If you are located in Springfield or Joplin, contact The Ryan E. Murphy Law Firm, LLC online or at 417-888-0000. We help you move forward with your life.

You pay no fee until our firm recovers benefits for you.

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    4905 S. National Ave
    Suite A128
    Springfield, Missouri 65810
    Phone: 417-888-0000
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