Attorneys Stephen Gordon and Daniel Gordon founded the law firm of Gordon & Gordon to provide legal representation for personal injuries due to the fault of others.  Both injury attorneys live and work right here in the Ark-La-Tex!

30 Years of combined legal experience in Personal Injury & Workers Compensation

We make a concerted effort to understand your situation, and provide you with the best service. We are committed to achieving the best outcome for your case.

 

Workers Compensation Law Firm in Mansfield, LA

Helping those who have been injured on the job and are seeking workers’ compensation.

If you are injured on the job, while completing your assigned duties or possibly even in a car accident while working, you may have a workers’ compensation claim. workers’ Compensation claims are complex and can be very stressful, especially when you are hurt and trying to recover from a workplace injury. The last thing you need is added stress and worry over your claim but this is where an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can help you.

Most employees in Mansfield, Louisiana are covered by workers’ compensation insurance, which provides certain benefits in the event of an on-the-job accident or occupational disease. The workers’ compensation lawyers at Gordon & Gordon can guide you through the process of applying for benefits or appealing a denied claim, and consult with you if you’ve been approved for workers’ comp benefits but feel as if you haven’t received all of the benefits you deserve.

Gordon & Gordon can advise you on whether you have a workers’ compensation case in Mansfield, LA or not. If you do, they will be able to give you all of the advice you need, let you know what benefits you are entitled to, and take the stress out of the process by handling and filing your workers’ compensation case for you.

 

What causes an accident that entitles you to workers’ compensation?

1. Overexertion Injuries – This includes injuries related to pulling, lifting, pushing, holding, carrying, and throwing activities at work. Overexertion not only consistently been the number one workplace injury according but is also the most expensive.

2. Slipping / Tripping – The number 2 cause of workplace injuries, this pertains to falls on wet and slippery floors or trips over something lying on the floor. Attention to what is going on around them is required of employees and employers will have safety guidelines to ensure spills are promptly cleaned and no debris is present which can be dangerous.

3. Falling from Heights – This type of fall happens from an elevated area such as roofs, ladders, and stairways. They can be caused by slip and fall accidents or due to faulty equipment. These types of accidents can be reduced by the use of proper personal protection gear, training and employee diligence.

4. Vehicle Accidents – Employees who drive for business purposes are often injured in car accidents or truck accidents, some of which can be fatal. Employee Safe-Driver training and employer safe driving policies are likely to reduce accidents.

5. Repetitive Motion Injuries – This type of workplace injury is one of those less obvious but definitely harmful in the long run. Repetitive motions such as typing and using the computer 24/7 can strain muscles and tendons causing back pain, vision problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Employee training and the use of proper ergonomic equipment can help keep these incidents low.

In cases of a work-related injury, the quality of your Mansfield, LA workers’ compensation lawyer can make a significant difference in the final outcome. We sincerely believe injured workers deserve the maximum level of compensation possible under the law, and we are ready to take on the insurance companies and to fight for what is fair.

 

What steps should you take following a workplace injury to receive workers’ compensation?

Training, diligence, and proper safety equipment are instrumental elements to reducing workplace accidents and injuries, but when it comes to bringing workers home safe, it is not enough. Education is what takes workplace safety to the next level. If you are injured at the workplace, you should follow these steps to ensure that you meet the requirements to collect your workers’ compensation:

  • Get immediate medical care.
  • Document your personal injury with your employer, immediately.
  • If your injury is one that builds up over time, report it as soon as you discover that it may be work-related.

The Personal Injury attorneys at Gordon & Gordon will fight to recover all the benefits you deserve. As a result of our experience in representing clients in workers’ compensation matters, and through careful assessment and preparation, our Mansfield personal injury lawyers help victims’ families obtain cash settlements for injury and medical expenses. In most cases, our lawyers are able to obtain favorable settlements outside of the courtroom which makes the experience less stressful for our clients.

 

What should your employer do to ensure you receive workers’ compensation?

Your employer has responsibilities when you have been hurt on the job. They are required by Louisiana law Title 23 to have workers’ compensation insurance in the event that you, or a co-worker, are injured at work. This type of insurance will protect you when you get hurt and will help cover your:

  • Lost wages
  • Medical bills
  • Temporary or permanent disability benefits
  • Death benefits, for fatal accidents

If you or a co-worker are hurt while working in Mansfield, your employer must take your personal injury seriously and document the facts surrounding the accident. They must also make sure an accident investigation is carried out to help reveal the root of the problem and point toward safety improvements. Call personal injury attorneys Gordon and Gordon at 318-716-HELP for more information or to get them working for you.

 



You Deserve the Best

With 30 years of combined legal experience, Gordon & Gordon has the skills and resources to handle your personal injury case.  We will fight to get you the settlement you deserve.

24/7 Availability

You do not need to wait until regular office hours to call.  Call 318-716-HELP anytime, 24/7, to get injury attorneys Gordon & Gordon working for you.

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Gordon & Gordon never charges a fee or asks for reimbursement of expenses unless you get a settlement.