A workplace accident can cause an injury that leaves you suddenly unable to work and earn the wage on which you and your family depend. When this happens, you may want to consider seeking workers' compensation benefits, as these benefits can help you recoup some or all of your lost wages and medical expenses.
One California man may want to do that now after seriously injuring his arm while working. According to reports, the man, who was operating a dump truck, had his arm trapped by the truck's tailgate. It took approximately 40 minutes to remove his arm from the equipment, and he was subsequently airlifted to the hospital. Those involved indicated that doctors will see what they can do to ensure the worker keeps his arm.