Brain Damage or Head Injury at Work?
Talk to our Workers Compensation Attorneys. It is the employer’s duty to keep employees safe on the job.
GET THE COMPENSATION YOU DESERVE
When safety measures are not taken seriously or are disregarded, the employee is at risk for serious injury. Brain and head related injuries might not be extremely noticeable at first, but can be very serious and impact workers for the rest of their lives.
From blows to the head to toxic exposure, brain and head injuries can be crippling and prevent employees from coming back to work. Many times they result in a lifetime of medical bills and rehabilitation costs.
Types of Brain and Head Injuries that We Represent
- Blunt head trauma
- Falls from heights (i.e. ladders and scaffolds)
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Injury from falling objects
- Exposure to chemicals and other toxins
- Injuries from malfunctioning and broken equipment
Symptoms of Brain Damage and Head Injury
- Changes in speech or behavior
- Trouble with memory and confusion
- Blurred vision
- Ringing in ears
- Inability to complete ordinary tasks
- Change in sleeping patterns
- Mood/personality changes, depression
Although a number of symptoms could be considered mild and temporary, employees suffering with moderate or severe forms of brain and head damage may also have the following:
- Slurred speech
- Loss of coordination
- Weakness or numbness in limbs
- Repeated nausea
- Headaches that do not go away
- Increased confusion or agitation
Brain and head damages are some of the most devastating and permanent workplace injuries an employee can suffer from. Seek medical attention and report the injury to your employer as quickly as possible after the injury occurs.
If you’ve been injured on the job and have a head injury, contact our lawyers immediately. We’ll help you file your workers’ compensation claim correctly and get you the health benefits you deserve.
Our attorneys specialize in workman's comp, personal injury, and dispute resolution services.
We have have a long history of building long-term client relationships founded on trust and mutual respect.
With over 25 years of experience in civil litigation and thousands of cases mediated, Frank specializes in the fields of workers compensation and personal injury law.
Sherman Lee Criner
Sherman is Licensed to Practice Law in North and South Carolina. He has extensive education in law and the mediation practice, professional experience and impressive memberships in many noteworthy political, civic and business organizations.
Ashley M. Edwards
Ashley is a NC attorney and certified mediator in North and South Carolina, Ashley has represented hundreds of clients and mediated thousands of cases for attorneys, insurance carriers and private companies.
“These guys are awesome and care about their clients very much. I would suggest anyone hurt on the job to contact them. Cannot express my appreciation enough to them!"
“Ashley Edwards genuinely cares about his clients and holds himself to the highest standards in all of his professional interactions. I am happy to recommend him to anyone who needs help navigating the workers compensation process."
“Ashley has been practicing compensation law in the greater Wilmington area for 15+ years. I have often turned to him for advice and counsel. He knows the law, is trustworthy, listens to his clients, and fights to do the right thing for them. He is my first call!"
“Mr Edwards made my case feel like it was his most important case. He is so caring and attentive."
“This was the first and only law firm I contacted after being injured. Everyone there has been on point concerning my case and extremely professional. I highly recommend contacting workers comp first if injured. It will be as if it's the most important case they have and they will not disappoint. Thank you to the entire team."
“Wonderful Experience under difficult circumstances. They helped me understand my rights and options under the law. Mr. Edwards took the time to help and meet with me whenever I had questions. He is highly recommended for his expert advice and service. "
“This is the place to go if you get hurt on the job Ashley and his paralegal Janet are really nice and super easy to talk to and they take the time to really listen to your problems and get you the help you need and deserve."
“They came out took out time to listen very smart he knows what he's talking about he heard me out and took my case under difficult sircumstances and i highly advise this is the law firm to consider."
“Sherman is one of the best mediators that I know---he is extremely proficient in Workers' Compensation Law and he is an outstanding communicator. I give Sherman my highest rating!"
“Great Experience with a caring lawyer who took the time to actually meet with me. He handled my case to the end and explained everything. Highly recommended."
“Ashley is very knowledgeable and relatable to his clients, to opposing counsel, and to all parties when acting as mediator. "
“Ashley didn't always tell me what I wanted to hear but he always told me the truth. He is very knowledgeable and professional... I would highly recommend Ashley if you feel the need to hire an attorney. "
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