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Boca Raton Work Injury Lawyer

Franks, Koenig, & Neuwelt

Boca Raton Work Injury Lawyer

A work injury lawyer in Boca Raton, Florida understands that the type of temperatures that a worker has to do their job in can actually be dangerous and put them at risk. The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) discovered that heat stroke is the most serious consequence of working in hot weather and often leads to workers’ compensation claims.

If you face heat stroke and it remains untreated, you may be left with disability or even death. Therefore, if you work outside in the heat, be sure to adhere to the following hot weather work safety tips. If you do suffer heat stroke because of the poor working conditions or other employer negligence, contact a Boca Raton work injury lawyer for assistance.

Symptoms of Heat Stroke

Heat stroke is considered a serious type of heat injury that can damage the brain and other internal organs. While it typically affects individuals over 50 years old, it can hurt younger individuals as well. Heat stroke often leads to symptoms including:

• Dizziness and lightheadedness
• Throbbing headache
• Hot, red, and dry skin
• Nausea and vomiting
• Muscle weakness
• Rapid heartbeat
• Confusion or disorientation
• Seizures
• Unconsciousness

How Can Heat Stroke Be Avoided on Hot Days

Fortunately, heat stroke can be predicted and prevented. By taking the following steps, you can reduce your risk of heat stroke while working in hot weather:

• Wear lightweight, loose-fitting clothing
• Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with an SPF and reapplying it every two hours
• Drink plenty of water to help the body sweat and maintain a normal body temperature
• Be cautious when taking certain medication as some may affect the body’s ability to stay hydrated
• Spend time outside during cooler parts of the day like the early morning or evening

How Employers Can Help Prevent Heatstroke

There are a variety of ways employers can help their employees avoid working in dangerous heat and prevent heat stroke. The NIOSH recommends:

• Offering heat stress coaching services
• Assigning new workers lighter work and longer rest periods
• Scheduling more employees for outdoor work
• Reserving outside repair jobs for colder weather
• Providing plenty of water
• Promoting rest periods

What to Do in the Event of a Work-Related Heatstroke

If you suffer from heatstroke at work, understand that you are covered under Florida workers’ compensation laws. Be sure to notify your employer and seek medical attention right away. Then, contact a Boca Raton work injury lawyer from the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt who can assist you in filing a claim so that you may collect benefits for your medical bills and lost wages.

Let a Boca Raton Work Injury Lawyer Help You

If you suffer from heat stroke while on the job, you should contact a highly skilled work injury lawyer from the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt. An attorney can evaluate your case and determine what type of benefits you may be entitled to. An attorney can also help if your employer or their worker compensation insurance company contests or tries to deny your claim.

To get the assistance you need, call a Boca Raton work injury lawyer from the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt today.

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“I want to thank Lisa, Kim and Eric for their great work in getting my settlememt completed. They where always there if I needed anything or had a question. I would highly recommend them if you need help with a Workers Comp Case. Again thanks for your professionalism and hard work. “
Kevin Clark
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Contact us today for a free consultation so we can discuss your situtaion.  It is not only important to talk to an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer when you have been hurt on the job, it is also the best way to make sure that you receive proper medical services and lost wages you are entitled to under the law. After all, the Workers’ Compensation law was created to protect you – the employee.

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Gregory Diggs
August 4, 2022.
I recommend this law firm to anyone with a worker's compensation case. The staff does a great job and they treat you like family. Judd Koenig was my attorney and went the extra mile and then some more securing my a nice settlement of my case.
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August 3, 2022.
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July 29, 2022.
My husband was hurt and never dealt with an attorney before. He looked up attorneys online & thru the grace of God got Lissa Dorsey as his attorney & she was truly amazing! She was very involved, always returned our phone calls & made the whole process as easy for us as she possibly could while my husband treated with Dr's and started his healing process. I would recommend her to any & everyone without a doubt.
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