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Head Injuries

Charlotte Workers' Compensation Lawyers Representing Employees Who Suffered Head and Brain Injuries

At The Olsinski Law Firm, PLLC, we recognize the impact that a head injury can have on your work and your life in general. Common workplace accidents, such as slips, falls, and blunt force trauma, can lead to head injuries with significant consequences. Whether you’re a construction worker struck by a piece of heavy machinery, a warehouse employee injured by a falling object, or an office worker seriously hurt in a workplace fall, head injuries can result in long-term disabilities, cognitive impairments, and financial hardships. Our dedicated team of serious injury attorneys is committed to providing compassionate and effective legal representation for individuals who have suffered head injuries on the job.

If you have experienced a head injury in a Charlotte workplace, don't hesitate to contact us at 704-405-2580 for a free consultation. Our experienced lawyers will assess your case, provide personalized guidance, and advocate vigorously to ensure you receive the workers’ compensation benefits compensation and support you deserve.

Charlotte Workers Most at Risk for Head Injuries

In Charlotte, many types of workers face significant risks of sustaining head injuries in the workplace. At Olsinski Law, we understand the diverse range of local industries and occupations, and we are dedicated to representing individuals who have been affected by these traumatic incidents. Below are some examples of workers who are at heightened risk for head injuries.

Construction Workers

Construction sites present numerous hazards that can lead to head injuries, including falling objects, scaffolding collapses, and machinery accidents. Workers involved in carpentry, roofing, and excavation face the greatest risks.

Warehouse Employees

In busy warehouse environments, workers may be exposed to falling inventory, equipment malfunctions, or slip-and-fall accidents. These incidents can result in head injuries, ranging from concussions to traumatic brain injuries.

Healthcare Professionals

Nurses, doctors, and other healthcare workers often encounter violent or combative patients, increasing the risk of head injuries. Additionally, healthcare settings may have hazards such as slippery floors or overhead equipment that pose dangers to staff members.

Delivery Drivers

Delivery drivers, including those in the postal service, courier services, and food delivery, face the risk of accidents while navigating roads and delivering packages. Collisions, falls from vehicles, or encounters with aggressive dogs can lead to head injuries.

Manufacturing Workers

Workers in manufacturing plants and factories operate heavy machinery and equipment, increasing the potential for accidents resulting in head trauma. Common hazards include machine malfunctions, conveyor belt accidents, and exposure to industrial chemicals.

Utility and Construction Inspectors

Inspectors who assess utility lines, buildings, or construction sites may face risks while performing site visits. Hazards such as uneven terrain, falling debris, or unstable structures can harm inspectors, leading to head injuries.

Head injuries sustained in the workplace can have long-standing consequences for affected individuals, impacting their ability to work, their quality of life, and their financial stability.

Common Work-Related Head Injuries

Work-related head injuries can vary in severity and may result from various accidents and hazards encountered in the workplace. Below are some of the more common head injuries:


Concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries typically caused by a blow to the head or violent shaking. They can occur in construction, healthcare, and sports industries where workers are at risk of falls or collisions.

Skull Fractures

A skull fracture occurs when one or more bones break. This type of injury often results from high-impact accidents such as falls from heights, being struck by falling objects, or motor vehicle collisions.

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)

TBIs are severe head injuries that can have long-term consequences. They occur when the brain sustains damage from a sudden blow, jolt, or penetrating injury to the head. TBIs can result in cognitive impairment, memory loss, and changes in behavior and personality.


Hematomas are blood clots outside of blood vessels, typically due to trauma. In the context of head injuries, hematomas can occur in the brain (intracranial hematoma) or between the brain and the skull (subdural hematoma) and may require immediate medical attention.


A contusion is a bruise on the brain tissue caused by a direct impact to the head. Contusions can range from mild to severe and may lead to symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, and difficulty concentrating.

These work-related head injuries can have serious consequences, including physical impairments, cognitive difficulties, and emotional distress. An experienced Charlotte workers’ compensation lawyer at the Olsinski Law Firm can help you understand your rights and prepare an effective claim on your behalf.

Have You Experienced a Work-Related Head Injury?

If you recently sustained a head injury at work, the Olsinski Law Firm can help you understand your options. Filing a workers’ compensation claim can connect you with meaningful benefits that cover your medical expenses as well as the income you missed out on earning during your recovery. Our lawyers are compassionate advocates who have an in-depth knowledge of the requirements to prepare a successful workers’ compensation claim in North Carolina. We also offer free consultations and will not charge you for our services unless we can get your claim approved. To learn more, and to schedule a free consultation today, call 704-405-2850, or connect with us through our secure online contact form.

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