Knee injuries can change a person’s life, making him or her unable to walk easily and causing significant pain. When those injuries occur because of a work-related accident, or because of the demands of the job, the injured person may be able to obtain compensation that will help pay the bills and replace lost wages. The Iowa workers’ compensation program exists to help injured workers do just that. However, obtaining needed benefits can be complicated. It is important to have a knowledgeable guide to help navigate the workers’ compensation system.
More Than 20 Years of Experience Assisting Injured Workers
At the Davenport law firm of Tyler & Associates, PC, attorney M. Leanne Tyler uses her more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer to advocate for clients who need to file an application or appeal a negative award decision. Clients rely on her to provide them with sound advice and helpful information about their options as they seek compensation for their on-the-job knee injuries.
Ms. Tyler assists clients who developed knee problems as a result of:
- Lifting injuries
- Crush injuries
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
She can assist with the initial application, or more commonly, advocate for injured clients during appeals. When a client has been denied benefits or has received reduced benefits, she can review the documents to ensure that all relevant information is included in the format preferred by workers’ comp.
Going the Distance for Clients With Knee Injuries
Knee injuries can range from strains and sprains to injuries requiring surgery and a knee replacement. Depending on the severity of the injury, the recovery time may be long, keeping the injured person from returning to work. Ms. Tyler advocates for full benefits for clients so that they can focus on recovering, rather than worrying about how to pay their bills.
To learn more about the Davenport knee injury attorney at Tyler & Associates, PC, call 563-275-4793 toll free. The firm offers free initial consultations in workers’ compensation and personal injury matters.