About Imelda Torres
Fighting for injured workers since 2008
Areas of Practice
An amputation is the loss of a body part, most often arms, legs, fingers, hands, toes, or feet. When a body part is severed in an accident it is called a traumatic amputation.
Fork lift accidents are a common cause of work related injuries often leading to severe and chronic pain.
By their very nature, construction sites are dangerous, and those working at them are at risk of being accident victims.
A catastrophic injury is one where the consequences of the injury permanently prevent an individual from performing any gainful work. In other words, after suffering a catastrophic injury, the...
Spinal cord injuries are catastrophic, life-changing traumatic injuries that affect the lives of the injured worker and their loved ones forever. Spinal cord injuries are not the same thing as a...
Wrongful Death cases are cases that caused the death of injured worker. In a workers’ compensation case, the death/injury need not be caused by someone else since it is a no fault system.
A traumatic brain injury can change the life of a person forever. Injuries to the brain are unlike any other type of injury and are not always detected by CT scans and x-rays.
Cumulative trauma injuries often occur from work activities which over a period of time result in a painful or disabling medical condition.
Lifting accidents are a very common type of work injury. Lifting injuries are common with construction workers, warehouse workers, nurses and hospital staff, administrative personnel, retail workers...
Slip and fall and trip and fall injuries are extremely common in the work place. Slip and fall and trip and fall accidents occur when a person slips, trips falls
Road trips with the family. Transportation to and from work. A right of passage. A favorite weekend pastime undertaken along bucolic back roads. Driving means different things to different people....
Being struck by a falling object can have serious consequences to a worker injured on the job and is one of the most common specific injuries in the workplace.
Toxic exposure cases can have a devastating effect on the injured workers and family. These can cause injuries to the respiratory/pulmonary system, neurological system, cardiovascular system and more.
Assault in the work place does unfortunately occur and an injured worker is entitled to claim benefits. When that assault was caused from a patient or student or a robbery it is more obvious.
Stress stemming from the workplace can cause debilitating conditions, strokes, heart attacks and in the most severe cases, death.