The hip a very important joint and helps you stay balanced and stabled during your daily activities and because of this can only be dislocated or fractured if subjected to substantial force- like a fall or auto accident. If you or a loved one’s hip injury is serious enough for a hip replacement you know that the recovery process is long and involves extensive rehabilitation and physical and occupational therapy. It will take many months to heal and might never be able to return to the position it was before. The recovery process involves the hip joint and the surrounding nerves and tissues. Because of this, primary concerns during healing are osteoarthritis and an altered gait. Employers have a responsibility to ensure that the workplace is safe and free from dangers or things that could cause accidents. This process is incredibly painful and long and can also be very emotionally taxing. It’s important that you know your rights and are able to receive maximum benefits to cover your lost wages and mounting medical expenses. Call today for your free consultation.