The workplace is a common area where a lot of personal injury claims take place. Whether minor or catastrophic, it’s important to know your rights and know when to contact a personal injury lawyer. Below are 3 reasons why you might be injured at the workplace:
- Unsafe working conditions. These can range from a poorly sanded icy parking lot, unsafe equipment or lack of safety equipment. If you have been injured by unsafe working conditions, you should contact an attorney immediately.
- Toxic exposure. People who work in places that use toxic chemicals such as plants and construction sites, asbestos ridden buildings, etc. are at risk of developing illnesses. Long-term toxic exposure can cause issues ranging from minor lung problems to cancers. In this case, it is especially important to know your rights.
- Negligence. If you are injured by a negligent act by a co-worker, you are entitled to a settlement. Other’s inexperience or lack of focus on the job is not an excuse for your loss of wellbeing.
A good lawyer will always advise you in a direction that protects you and is in your best interest. If you are ever injured in the workplace, you are due fair compensation for your pain and suffering.
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