In many cases, American workplaces are getting safer. And they offer jobs for employees in many fields. However, certain professions in California carry an increased risk of injury or death. All workplaces carry some risk of injuries.
And when employees get faced with such conditions they deserve decent treatment. Most of all, if hurt, they deserve coverage. In the case of bodily harm, employers are supposed to have insurance.
There are many types of injuries in these workplaces, especially depending on the field. But some jobs that carry the increased odds of such an incident. Some dangerous jobs include mining, construction, and certain technical fields. No matter what the workplace, several common factors lead to injury.
These factors include:
- Equipment failures and poor maintenance
- Lack of proper signs and information
- Improper training
- Blocked walkways, primarily exists
- Unable to meet workplace or government standards and regulations
- OSHA or PESH violations
- Reckless actions by management or other employees
In the different work fields and conditions, injuries on the job could vary. So they may only be bruises. By the same token, someone could become mangled in a machine. Regardless of the injury, if you can’t work, several steps must be taken. And you must do so right away.
That way you can ensure your financial and medical well-being. Fast care may be needed. And every part of the injury and treatment should be documented. After this step, a skilled attorney can assist. You will need help in many facets of the injury’s aftermath.
Ehline Law has experts on workplace safety and bodily harm. So we can determine if there was a hazard at the workplace. Then we can see if your employer should be liable. But we can also assist in finding quality medical treatment. And we can seek out the means to pay for it.
That way we can help with issues such as unemployment insurance. In any case, we can assist in determining if you require challenging anyone. For instance, you may need to take on your employer or insurance company.
Our negotiating team recovered millions in hundreds of cases. Our rapport with our clients makes the difference. We work on contingency– we don’t get paid unless our customers recover. And we have a personal stake in each of our friends’ cases. Above all, we want to help them get back on their feet.
For more information, including setting up a free consultation, please call Ehline Law today at (213) 596-9642.
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