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What Are the Long Term Effects of a Work-Related Injury?

A common mistake when seeking your rightful workers' compensation is by only looking short-term. What about long-term? In the news article below, you'll read about how a hard-working employee got their hand caught in a dough maker. While, her injuries might only be short-term...what about the long-term effects. Will she be able to properly function at her job after this accident? This is an important factor when determining proper compensation.

from WTNH.com

A worker at an East Haven cheese factory has been taken to the hospital after her hand became trapped in a dough maker Thursday morning.

According to East Haven Fire Chief Matthew Marcarelli, a worker at the Calabro Cheese Factory on Coe Avenue got her hand trapped in the dough machine. Firefighters arrived on the scene and worked to extricate the worker from the machine. The extent of her injuries has not been released.

If you have been hurt while at work, it's important to know that you have rights...and it's imperative to know how you can utilize your rights to ensure you receive your proper compensation.

In too many instances, we hear from clients who tell us that they were offered a compensation package from their employer, and had they not called us, they would have unfortunately realized that this employer was violating their rights. Employers try and float packages past injured employees that will be the best for their own bottom line.

However, Eric, Randy, and Sarah will not stand idly by and let this happen. Call us at 515-225-4485 and let us sit down with you to go over your claim and decide together the best course of action to take. We will together with you to ensure you get your rightful compensation.

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