An Overview of Accidents in the Workplace

Workplace accidents occur every day in America in all types of work environments, and the injuries sustained in these accidents can be very severe. Approximately, 4.4 million people are injured in accidents in the workplace annually, and of those, 5,000 ended up wrongfully dying from their injuries. 2.3 million of those cases resulted in days away from the job, restricted job duties, or a job transfer.

Common Accidents

Workplace accidents occur in many ways, from construction accidents, to accidents while working with a defective product or machinery, to auto accidents while making a delivery, or dog bite accidents when making a delivery to a home or business. The injuries workers sustain on the job are often extensive and can have life-altering effects on both them and their families. Some of the most devastating injuries are caused by such things as:

  • Equipment malfunctions
  • Electrocutions
  • Gas explosions
  • Elevator or escalator accidents
  • Forklift accidents
  • Warehouse accidents
  • Utility pole accidents
  • Railroad accidents

If you have been injured in a workplace accident where negligence was the cause, then you may be entitled to compensation not only from your employer, but from a negligent third party, such as another motorist or a machine manufacturer. Contact our workplace injuries lawyer today to review your work related injury case and provide you with the legal representation you deserve in your fight for a proper settlement.

Effective Advocacy for Victims

Workplace injuries can leave one disabled, without a source of income or the ability to work. If negligence was the cause of your on the job accident, we believe you deserve to be compensated by the liable parties. The Medler Law Firm is well-versed in a workplace injury lawsuit, and we are prepared to represent you against your employer or any other parties that contributed to your injuries and losses. Our team has more than 50 years of combined experience, and we will aggressively pursue litigation on your family’s behalf. Call our offices today to retain the experienced representation you need to fight for justice!

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