California Workplace Accident Lawyer
Are You The Victim of a Workplace Accident?
Millions of people receive injuries at work each year. An injury can make it impossible to continue working for a short interim or permanently. Workplace accident victims often feel the financial pressure of mounting medical bills and cost of living expenses during a time when there is a reduced ability to earn a paycheck. A workplace injury may require a long rehabilitation process before you are again able to go to your place of employment. If you or a loved one has been the victim of a workplace accident, you should immediately contact a catastrophic injury lawyer who can advise you of your rights to compensation for your injury. The firm of Jeffrey S. Pop & Associates has successfully represented many clients who have suffered an injury from a workplace accident.
Help is Available for Those Injured in a Workplace Accident
In most states, employers are required to obtain workers compensation insurance to pay for medical costs to an employee injured on the job. There are instances where an injury is the direct result of negligence or carelessness by the employer. Although there are many different scenarios where workplace accidents happen, following are just a few:
- Construction job sites, lacking in proper safety precautions and implementation of accident prevention programs
- Drivers of commercial vehicles which are not properly maintained to prevent accidents
- Improper use of chemicals, explosives or hazardous materials
- Unsafe work environment with slippery floors or malfunctioning equipment
Each accident is unique with its own set of circumstances. If negligence contributed to the workplace accident and caused your injury, you may be able to file a lawsuit for damages. You may be entitled to relief through compensation for medical bills, loss of wages and earning capacity. You should speak with an attorney experienced in cases involving workplace accident injuries before you settle a workers' compensation claim. You need to ensure that you receive the maximum amount of compensation that you deserve for your injury caused by a workplace accident. Contact Jeffrey S. Pop & Associates today for an appointment to review your case with a workplace accidents attorney.
Contact an accident attorney for a free consultation today. If your case is accepted for representation, then you do not pay any costs or fees until there is a recovery. If there is no recovery, then there are no costs or fees.