Unsafe Work Environment – Work Place Accidents
You can consult our personal injury lawyers anytime you think that something is making you sick at work or that you are being made to work in an unsafe environment. Workers’ compensation is given to an employee who gets injured in the workplace and typically, employers provide such kind of insurance to benefit their employees to cover their medical bills and loss of earnings if they get involved in an accident while at work. A Workplace Free From Personal Injury
A good work environment must always be safe to encourage you to be more productive as well as to prevent you from being subjected to personal injury. Your employer has the responsibility to make sure that no harm will come to you during your shift in the office, warehouse, or even outside—if you are doing field work or are in transit during work hours.
Some employers may even knowingly put you in harm’s way or may be negligent enough to cause you to get ill or injured while at work. When this happens, you should know that you are not only entitled to workers’ compensation but also to run after negligent or liable individuals, companies and employers for their hand in your accident or injuries as well.
Your employer must never subject you to unsafe environment, chemicals or make you do tasks that you have not trained for. Furthermore, all equipment and machineries must always be maintained and must be operated only by individuals with the proper attire and training. Your work area must be safe from other toxic substances such as asbestos, black molds, etc. and you should never be exposed to potentially harmful energies such as radiation.
Other things that can potentially injure you are defective products and equipment used at work and your injury lawyer can help determine if you can file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of that product or equipment based on the injuries that you have sustained.
Why Hire Personal Injury Lawyers?
Our injury attorneys can determine if you will be entitled to get workers’ compensation and if you can reimburse for damages and suffering from others’ negligence or wrongdoing as well. State laws may vary slightly but you can be assured that you will be represented correctly by a local law firm that is an expert in injury cases.
Always remember that you should be provided with a safe working environment, and if you employer fails to do so and caused you to suffer injuries, make sure to exercise your right and consult with professionals.
After seeking proper medical attention, do not take too long to decide and give us a call so we can help you assess if you are entitled to workers’ compensation and if applicable, for pain and suffering and loss of ability to earn. We can also help you collect from a state fund by filing a civil lawsuit against an employer who does not provide employees with workers’ compensation insurance. Our Law Firm personal injury hotline is always available for anyone who needs assistance for these kinds of cases.