Amputation injuries suffered on the job are traumatic, life-changing experiences. They affect the injured worker and the entire family. Work-related amputations involve surgery, hospitalization, medications, home healthcare, numerous medical providers, and prosthetics. Working with a prosthetic specialist Fortunately, new technologies, manufacturing techniques, and materials have produced amazing advances in prosthetics over the past 10 years. These advances give new hope …
Electrical injures and electrocution occur when an electrical current comes in direct contact with the body. These injuries can result in severe skin burns as well as damage to internal organs and other soft tissues which can lead to cardiac arrhythmia and respiratory arrest. At Sadow & Froy, we understand the catastrophic impact that electrical injuries or electrocution can have on injured workers and their families.
At Sadow & Froy, we handle more and more trauma cases each year. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is one of the leading types of cases we see. A key indicator for recovery in these cases is early medical care intervention. Did you know? Trauma is a leading cause of death for individuals younger than 35 years of age. Head injuries …
Burn injuries suffered on-the-job often occur in a split instance and are completely unexpected. Consequently, the injuries suffered can be catastrophic. A burn is an injury to the skin or other organic tissue primarily caused by heat, or friction. Skin injuries due to ultraviolet radiation, radioactivity, electricity or chemicals, as well as respiratory damage resulting from smoke inhalation, are also considered to be burns. Short and long …
Traumatic amputation cases transform the lives of injured workers and their families in an instant. Workers of all ages suffer traumatic amputations but each person’s experience is unique both medically and psychologically.
Sustaining a knee or leg injury on the job is an immediate cause for concern. Falls and sudden twisting motions can frequently cause severe injuries to the knee. Knee injuries can be very painful and severely limit your mobility.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), formerly referred to as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), is a disorder that causes lasting pain, usually in an arm or leg, when the sympathetic nervous system gets mixed signals and turns on after an injury but fails to turn off. CRPS can occur after an amputation, burn, fracture or relatively minor surgery. The pain can spread to other parts of your body. Early diagnosis of CRPS and appropriate intervention by pain management physicians offer the best options for treatment and chronic pain control. We have considerable expertise handling CRPS cases and we pride ourselves on selecting the best medical providers to offer state of the art treatment to our clients.
Traumatic Brain injuries occur when there is a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a severe bump, blow, jolt to the head or penetrating head injuries. They are one of the major causes of death and disability in the United States. Traumatic brain injuries most often results from falls, motor vehicle accidents or incidents when someone is struck by or against an object. If you, a friend, or family member has suffered a work related traumatic brain injury, we have the knowledge and experience to help.
If you have been involved in an industrial accident that crushed or amputated any part of your body, we can help. We have worked with many clients who have suffered amputations when a part of their body was caught in an industrial machine.
Carpal tunnel syndrome and cubital tunnel syndrome are two types of repetitive motion injuries that frequently occur in the workplace. If you have carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome as a result of your work-related duties, turn to our experienced and knowledgeable staff at the law office of Sadow & Froy.
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