Focused Workers’ Compensation Guidance For Firefighters And Police Officers
Firefighters, police officers and other public servants put themselves in harm’s way every day to protect and defend others. This exposes them to various risks throughout their day. Should they become injured, their injury will also be covered by workers’ compensation.
New Jersey Firefighter And Police Officer Injury Lawyer
At Parisi & Gerlanc, Attorneys At Law, we routinely work with police officers and firefighters throughout Hackensack and Passaic County if they become hurt or injured on the job. Incidents on the job for first-responders may lead to mental health issues, including PTSD. Sometimes, first-responders may suffer devastating injuries. We are committed to carrying the legal burden on their behalf so that they can focus on recovering. Incidents on the job for first-repsonders may lead to mental health issues, including PTSD.
Injuries to firemen often stem from things like smoke inhalation, accidents involving heavy machinery, equipment malfunctions, back and spinal cord injuries from heavy lifting, and burns. The job is intense, requiring heavy lifting and labor. We understand the common injuries suffered by firefighters and can help to provide the medical documentation needed to document the extent of the injury.
Police officers and corrections officers also face additional risks in their jobs. This can include the car accidents, being shot or assaulted by criminals, and much less severe accidents, including falls, heavy lifts and other workplace hazards. No matter the extent of your injury, we are equipped to handle the workers’ compensation claim and trace your injury to your workplace.