Santa Clarita Workers' Compensation Lawyer
Workers' Compensation Claims in Santa Clarita
Employees working in an office environment, a warehouse or even a construction site can have accidents and suffer from work related injuries in the workplace or on the job. In some cases a work injury can be so severe that it results in death of the employee. An employee who is injured on the job is entitled to be covered by insurance for workers compensation. Such an employee is entitled to compensation for any medical expenses, rehabilitation expenses, prescription expenses, physical therapy expenses related to work and also for lost wages, as well as compensation for pain-and-suffering provided the employee himself was not the negligent party involved with causing the injury.
If you have suffered from workplace injury contact a Santa Clarita personal injury attorney who can help you. In some cases, third party negligence can be established allowing for further compensation beyond that which is supplied under state law in workers' comp.
Workers Compensation Attorney: Serious Injury Cases in Valencia, Castaic & Canyon Country
There are numerous ways an employee can be involved in a work-related accident. These may be fatal and non fatal. Some example are: tripping over cords, electrocution, crane accidents, exposure to harmful substances, compressed in equipment, caught in a running machine, defective scaffolding, malfunctioning equipment, failures in safety procedures and submersion. There are unlimited possibilities and the type of injury accident varies from business to business depending upon the activities of each company. A company property must be kept free of safety hazards and be well maintained. This includes the proper maintenance and care of all work related vehicles and other machinery of the company.
If an accident occurs because of improper care or maintenance of a work truck or car or truck accident, the innocent victims in the accident who suffered injuries may be able to pursue the company for further compensation. Law firms are often retained to fight claims especially those filed against larger companies and it is necessary to have powerful representation to manage a serious injury case. A qualified and experienced lawyer fighting for compensation for an injury can make a dramatic difference compared to that of an injured employee trying to resolve it alone. Our workplace accident attorney can fight to pursue the compensation you deserve.
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