Some jobs are more dangerous than others, but regardless of what type of job it is workers rely on them to earn a living and provide for their families. If California residents are unable to work due to an injury, many would not be able to meet their monthly obligations and may incur significant medical bills as well.
Accidents can occur in any type of job. Oftentimes people associate workplace injuries with industrial jobs, construction jobs and other jobs that involve manual labor and heavy machinery. However, people who work in healthcare, truck drivers or other types of delivery drivers and even people who work in office settings for a business can be involved in a workplace accident.
The injuries can be devastating as well. Injured workers need to recover from their injuries in order to work again, but they may be unable to properly do so because they need the income. That is why it is important that these victims obtain the compensation they deserve. If the accident took place at work, the victim may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits and may also be able to file a personal injury lawsuit as well. Also, depending on how the accident occurred, there may be multiple people or entities responsible for the injury who may be required to pay compensation.
Unfortunately, many workplace accidents occur each year in California. At our law firm, we understand the devastation these accidents cause workers.We do our best to work hard to protect victims’ rights after the accident. For more information, please visit theworkplace injury page on our law firm’s website.