According to an American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) report, in 2013, 4,585 workers in the United States were killed on the job, and occupational diseases were the cause of an estimated 50,000 deaths.
If you have been injured at your workplace, contact us for help so we can help you file a personal injury claim.
This resulted in a daily loss of 150 workers as a result of hazardous working conditions. Approximately 3.8 million work-related injuries and diseases are reported every year but it is estimated that the number may be closer to 11 million.
Although workplace accidents are common, the majority of them are preventable. An employer has the legal responsibility to ensure that the health and safety of their employees is protected. It is also important for workers to be aware, alert and make safety practices a priority.
Here are the best ways to avoid and prevent accidents in the workplace:
If you have been injured in the workplace, you should seek legal counsel from an experienced personal injury or workers’ compensation lawyer. It is important to make sure that your rights are protected. You may be entitled to workers’ compensation for your workplace injuries but there can be cases when there are complications. In such cases, it is helpful to have an attorney as the process can be long and complex.
If you have been injured on the job due to your employer’s negligence, you should seek the legal counsel of an experienced personal injury attorney at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff, & Wolff of RMFW Law at (212) 697-9280.
Does your case have merit? Is your case viable? Call us and let’s discuss this. Do not assume anything. If your case is viable we will carry this legal torch for you all the way to the finish line. We know how to win cases. RMFW Law has been winning cases for years.