Police officers may face work related injuries quite often as they are required to work under unique conditions and serious life threatening situations.
Accidental Injuries and Communicable Diseases
Police officers may suffer injuries that happen accidentally. For example, a police officer who is on patrol may face dangerous driving situations that may cause him serious injuries. Also, they are susceptible to many communicable diseases due to the nature of their work. In crime scenes, they might have the chance to get exposed to certain communicable disease due to the presence of bodily fluids.
Police officers face many life threatening situations while trying to keep our communities safe. They often face dangerous situations that may cause them serious injuries. Although they wear protective gear, police officers may get injured while encountering criminals with weapons.
Compensation for Police Officers
Police officers have the right to file workers’ compensation after they get involved in a work related injury. They need to immediately seek medical attention for the injuries caused. The injury may potentially result in lost wages, an increase in medical expenses and other rehabilitative services. It is important to seek workers’ compensation to meet financial needs.
The Reinken Law Firm is Ready to Help You
If you are a police officer and have been injured on the job, then it’s important to obtain quality legal assistance. You can trust the personal injury lawyers at the Reinken Law Firm. We will work to get you the highest possible settlement.
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To schedule a free consultation with our personal injury lawyer, call us at 203-541-0090/ 800-987-8780 or contact us online. We serve clients in Stamford, Bridgeport, Danbury, Greenwich and all of Fairfield County.