Slips and Falls Injuries in Work Places
Did you know that the majority of slip and fall accidents occur in work places? That's right, only 1/4 happen outside. And on top of this fact, these types of incidents are up to four times more likely to be fatal than those happening elsewhere. So if you're an employer or a worker at any type of workplace: be careful not make your workers' lives even more dangerous with slips and falls hazards around their office space. Humans are constantly in danger of slipping, tripping and tumbling. Injuries from slips or falls happen often at work places due to failure on the part of employers to provide a safe working environment for their workers. These accidents can cause serious problems. Some of its outcomes as injuries are: yhe most common injuries caused by slips, trips, and falls are musculoskeletal injuries, cuts, bruises, fractures and dislocations, but more serious injuries can also happen depending on the surrounding hazards.
Worker's Compensation pay
If the employer is proven to have been negligent in matters of work related injury, then an employee victim can file a work-related injury claim and it will be granted. The worker should receive workers' compensation pay as well. If you were injured on the job due to negligence from your employer, at that point your rights would come into play for filing a workplace accident report or complaint against them with any appropriate governmental agency like OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration). And if they are found guilty of being culpable for neglecting their duty owed towards its employees under these circumstances, such cases may include receiving either benefits by way of disability/income compensations depending on what was wrongfully done during this time period where you sustained said injuries.
The employee becomes entitled to file for a work injury claim and is granted workers' compensation benefits as they are bound by law. An attorney can help you with every aspect of your recovery, from filing the paperwork to providing any source necessary in order to make sure that you have everything needed while on their way back up again.
Ryan LLP is one of the few firms in America that specializes exclusively in personal injury litigation, and only take on every cases with a good chance for success. Ryan LLP has undertaken its litigation practice on an ultra-selective basis, pursuing only those claims which have genuine merit and show potential to substantially benefit clients upon victory.