An injury to the back or neck can lead to tremendous physical pain and long term disability. At Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC, our Dallas back and neck injury attorneys are here to help if you or somebody you know has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person. We have the resources necessary to investigate these injury cases in order to secure the compensation victims need to move forward.
Back and neck injuries occur more often than most people realize and can dramatically affect how a person goes about their daily life. In fact, back and neck injuries can be debilitating, and lead to victims being unable to work or even enjoy their daily life activities. Some of the most common types of back and neck injuries the attorneys at Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC help clients with include:
There are a variety of ways that back and neck injuries occur in and around Dallas. These injuries can occur in the workplace, due to the negligent actions of property owners, and in motor vehicle accidents.
According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 16,000 neck injuries and over 200,000 back injuries during the latest reporting year that led to employees missing days of work.
Workplace back and neck injuries can occur in a variety of ways, including:
In these cases, victims should be able to count on workers’ compensation coverage for their injury expenses and lost income.
Another common cause of back and neck injuries are vehicle accidents. During the latest reporting year in Texas, the Department of Transportation said that there were more than 249,000 total traffic crash injuries across the state.
There are also times when people sustain back and neck injuries due to the careless or negligent actions of a property owner. This can include slip and fall hazards at stores, improper maintenance, objects falling from store shelves, and more.
If you or somebody you care about has sustained a head neck or back injury that was caused by another person’s negligent actions, contact an attorney today. At Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC, we are ready to handle every aspect of your case in order to secure the compensation you are entitled to. This could include: