If you work in the healthcare industry, then you know the amount of physical labor involved is much higher than the average person might think. Especially when it comes to working with patients. In order to provide the greatest amount of care, you know it’s often necessary to be hands-on. Lifting or supporting patients can take a toll on your body, putting you at risk for injury. One of the most common injuries associated with this kind of strain is back injury.

Often times, healthcare professionals can be very focused on helping other people, and forget to look after themselves. Whether you’re a nurse, technician, or assistant, if you’ve been hurt on the job, don’t forget to file for workman’s compensation. It’s important that you’re seeking proper medical treatment and taking time to recover so that you can get back to work as quickly as possible.

We’ve worked with many clients who were injured while working in healthcare, so we have the experience to answer questions about filing for worker’s compensation as an employee of a hospital or medical facility. We know what your rights are, and we’re passionate about making sure that those who devote themselves to caring for others are being taken care of themselves.

Back injuries sustained while working as a healthcare professional are often covered under workers’ comp. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact an attorney.