The bills are piling up. Debt collectors are calling. You and your spouse are constantly on edge. You didn't ask to be hurt on the job. You work hard--always have--and you give 110 percent to your job. So why is it you are taking the financial hit for a workplace injury?
Airport travelers mostly think about the annoying delays and the lines at check-in, but it's a whole crazy world behind the scenes. To the public, safety in flight is the number one concern and the people doing the legwork and operations on the ground are overlooked. The rush to stay on schedule creates a hectic workplace where accidents happen.
As if dealing with an injury were not enough stress, you are also likely dealing with limited finances and what may seem like a limited future. If your injury left you unable to do the same job you did before you were injured, what are your options? Can you return to school for re-training? What if your injury is so severe that returning to school is not an option?