Injury Glossary

Common Injuries in an Auto Accident or a Work-Related Accident

If you have been injured in a vehicle collision or an accident at work, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injuries. To find out, it is critical that you to seek both medical and legal help right away. If you do not see a doctor, or if you wait too long to hire a lawyer, you may lose your ability to file a claim. Note, however, that for a work-related injury, you may need to report the incident to your manager and see a doctor who has been pre-approved by your employer.

Common Injuries at the workplace in MassachusettsAt the Law Office of John J. Sheehan, we provide experienced legal representation for personal injury, wrongful death, and workers’ compensation claims in the Boston area and throughout Massachusetts. This includes claims involving auto accidents, falls, construction site accidents, and other situations where someone else may be financially responsible for your medical bills and other losses. We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients, and if you have a claim, we can help you fight for maximum compensation.

Common Injuries

Here, we provide a list of some of the most common injuries suffered in vehicle collisions and work related accidents. If you have suffered one or more of these injuries, you may have a claim for compensation under Massachusetts law. Of course, this list is not exhaustive, and if you have suffered any other injuries at work or as a result of someone else’s negligence, we can help you pursue a claim for your injuries as well.

Arm, Hand, Leg and Foot Injuries

Back and Shoulder Injuries

  • Back Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Herniated Discs
  • Low Back Injuries
  • Paralysis (paraplegia or quadriplegia)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries

Head, Face and Neck Injuries

  • Brain Injuries
  • Concussion
  • Eye Injuries
  • Head Injuries
  • Neck Injuries
  • Whiplash

General Injuries

Wrongful Death Due to Work Injuries or Someone Else’s Negligence

Tragically, vehicle collisions and jobsite accidents claim thousands of lives every year. In the construction industry alone, close to 1,000 workers die annually as a result of falls, electrocutions, equipment and machinery accidents, and other job-related incidents. In Massachusetts and across the country, people die every day in vehicle collisions caused by negligent driving and defective vehicles.

If you have lost a loved one at work, as a result of someone else’s negligence, or in an accident caused by a vehicle defect, the Law Office of John J. Sheehan can help you fight for just compensation. Our attorneys are available to assist with wrongful death claims against negligent drivers, vehicle manufacturers, contractors, subcontractors, property owners, insurance companies, and other parties. In Massachusetts, workers’ compensation provides death benefits as well, and we can make sure that you receive the full benefits to which you are legally entitled. Learn more about filing a claim for wrongful death.

Schedule a Free, No-Obligation Consultation with a Boston Injury Attorney at the Law Office of John J. Sheehan Today

To find out if you have a claim, we invite you to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation. We serve clients throughout Massachusetts, and if you are unable to come to our offices in Boston, one of our lawyers will gladly come visit you at home or in the hospital. We are here to help, and we want to give you the best chance at making a full recovery.

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