If you or a loved one are injured in a workplace incident, you should never have to worry about getting coverage for medical expenses or lost wages. However, if you are struggling to get your claim accepted or are not receiving fair compensation, please seek legal assistance now. At JML Law, you can count on our Downey workplace injury lawyers to be by your side. Let us investigate your case today so we can secure the compensation you need.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were approximately 2.8 million workplace injuries or illnesses during the latest reporting year. California was a particularly deadly place for workers that year – 350 workers lost their lives, and thousands more suffered life-altering injuries.
Thankfully, most workplace injuries are minor, but that does not mean they are expense-free. Even minor injuries can lead to thousands of dollars in medical bills and lost workdays. Thousands of workplace injuries each year are considered severe or catastrophic. These injuries include:
Each of these injuries requires immediate medical care. In many cases, an injured worker will need extensive surgery or rehabilitation in order to make a full recovery.
Other injuries are not as easily or immediately visible because they happen over longer periods of time. These include:
While some industries pose more risks to workers than others, anyone can sustain a workplace injury. Some of the most common causes of workplace injuries are slips, trips, and falls. These can happen in an office building or at a construction site. Other common workplace injury causes include:
Nearly every workplace injury or illness is preventable. It is up to employers to ensure that all workers have a safe environment. Employers should always provide the equipment necessary to perform work duties and should ensure each worker is properly trained to do their job.
Nobody should ever have to fight to receive the compensation they need after a work injury. However, if you or a loved one are struggling to get what you need, the team at JML Law is ready to step in and help. We are going to investigate every aspect of your case so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This can include:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident,