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Workplace Accidents

Ohio lawyers handling workplace accidents in Akron

Despite changes in the economy, Ohio is still home to many heavy industry and manufacturing concerns. It also boasts numerous small and large businesses, including national companies with headquarters in Ohio. Whether you work in an office or are handling hot metal, you could suffer an injury or develop a work-related condition or illness. If this occurs, you may need to consult a workplace accident lawyer to learn about your rights and legal options.

At the Akron law firm of Elk & Elk, Ltd., Co., our attorneys represent injured workers, helping them obtain the compensation they need in order to heal and return to work. Call us toll free to schedule an initial consultation to discuss your options or phone us locally at 234-201-8543. Both the call and the consultation are free.

Sources of compensation for injured workers

Our lawyers will evaluate your case and review all possible sources of workplace injury benefits to obtain maximum compensation. Depending on the nature of your injury and how it occurred, you may be able to obtain:

  • Ohio workers compensation benefits
  • An award or verdict from a third party lawsuit (a claim against someone who was responsible for the accident and was not your employer)
  • Employer-provided or private disability insurance
  • Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits

A law firm with the resources to build strong cases

Our law firm builds strong and compelling arguments for compensation, whether we file a lawsuit or make sure your workers comp claim or appeal is structured for best results. Our lawyers rely on our significant in-house and external resources that include on-staff nurses and other medical providers; experts and specialists in areas such as industrial safety, medicine and life care planning; accident investigators and reconstructionists; and rehab specialists and providers.

Helping injured employees for 50 years

Our lawyers have been helping injured workers for 50 years, handling both common workplace injuries and catastrophic on-the-job accidents. Whether you are suffering from chronic back pain as a result of heavy lifting, lost a finger in an industrial accident, or suffered the consequences of working with toxic substances, we can help. We have also handled numerous workplace fatality cases, helping families who lost a loved one obtain the resources they need to move forward after a devastating loss.

Call 1-800-Elk-OHIO for a free consultation

If you were injured on the job, contact our Akron law firm. Call 1-800-ELK-OHIO or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. learn about your rights and your options and ask about our no fee promise.