If you have injured your back on the job, you know how much that injury can severely impact your ability to work and lead a normal, pain-free life.
Middle back injuries — those affecting the spinal cord, the 12 thoracic vertebrae or the muscles surrounding them — can even leave you permanently disabled, unable to care for yourself or others. In the worst cases, an injury to the spinal cord in the thoracic region results in paraplegia.
The Ryan E. Murphy Law Firm has helped hundreds of workplace back injury victims in southwest Missouri obtain medical and other benefits to keep them afloat. From short-term physical therapy to lifelong in-home care, we have seen every type of need and helped to meet it. We help workers in every type of job and have particular experience in cases involving construction and industrial accidents.
There are several types of back injuries:
At The Ryan E. Murphy Law Firm, we understand how tempting it is to accept a workers’ comp settlement offer for a back injury and move on with your life. But doing so could be costly. Accepting a settlement could prevent you from bringing future claims.
We have seen insurance company representatives take advantage of many injury victims who want to handle their claim on their own. The job of insurance company lawyers and claims handlers is to save the company as much money as possible on every claim. Our job is to ensure you get all of the help you need to heal, pay bills and take care of yourself and your family. We take a comprehensive approach to determine the full value of your claim, now and in the future.
Our Springfield, MO legal team has extensive experience handling all types of back injury cases, including those involving:
If you suffered a back injury on the job, you are entitled to receive benefits. Contact The Ryan E. Murphy Law Firm, LLC online or at 417-888-0000 to discuss your rights and how we protect them. Your initial consultation is free and you have no obligation to hire us.
You pay no fee until our firm recovers benefits for you.
Unlike most firms, we even cover your court costs if we do not prevail in your case.