What A Work Accident At Bakken Could Do To You

A work accident may seem simple enough. Even if workers compensation has stepped in to help, you may not realize all that the accident could do to you. There may be a long economic recovery for your accident, and you have yet to realize the full impact.

Loss of Wages

There is the possibility of losing wages when you have an accident at work because you need to have recovery time before you are able to resume your normal job responsibilities. If the accident was severe enough, you may not able to go back to work at the same level, which could impact future wages as well.

Financial Losses

You may experience an array of financial losses. Medical bills may come rolling in, and you may also have some hidden medical expenses as well, such as co-pays at the doctor, filling prescriptions, and even spending money on physical therapy that is required for you to get better.

Loss of Enjoyment

Your work accident may leave you with the inability to enjoy life the way you used to enjoy it. You may be dealing with chronic stress, pain, and various other issues. There may be psychological effects that you have yet to even think about because of the severity of the accident.

All of these things need to be taken into consideration when you look at the extent of an accident and how you are going to move on with your life.

For more information about dealing with a work accident, contact Odegaard Miller Law today.