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Workers' compensation possible after fatal accident

Even the most seasoned veterans can suffer an accident while at work. Because of this potential, California and other states require employers to provide workers' compensation insurance benefits for employees; these benefits also extend to certain family members in the event of a fatality. Unfortunately, the family of one out-of-state man may qualify for these benefits after he lost life life in what is being described as a freak accident.

Top 3 Things You Should Know about Workers' Comp in California

There's a lot of misunderstanding about workers' compensation in California. Many workers are not aware of their rights, and other workers may be discouraged from filing a claim because they fear retaliation from the employer.

Injury claim possible after man injured at work

Regardless of the occupation, there are likely some risks present in the workplace. Unfortunately, some people in California suffer serious injuries that require significant medical treatment that can prevent the injured worker from returning to work. One man, for example, is left facing a long recovery after he was injured in a workplace accident that happened in another state. As a result, he may need help filing an injury claim.

OSHA claims fatal workplace injuries could have been prevented

Many workplace accidents in California and across the country are unforeseen and occur despite the many safety precautions that are in place. However, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration claims that a recent investigation reveals that an out-of-state accident could have been prevented. The accident resulted in workplace injuries that proved fatal for a 19-year-old man.

Man suffers fatal workplace injuries in industrial accident

Many job-related tasks in California hold certain dangers. Even those that may seem relatively safe may prove to be problematic if the task involves working with large equipment, such as a semi-trailer. Unfortunately, a man was recently killed after suffering workplace injuries in an out-of-state accident involving such a scenario, prompting an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Man suffers severe workplace injuries after struck by bolt

All occupations in California carry some degree of risk; however, some are especially risky. For example, a representative for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration notes that workers in the wind industry face a variety of different risks, including falls and electrical shocks. While employers can take precautions to protect employees from these known risks, accidents can still happen. Unfortunately, one man is now recovering from severe workplace injuries after he was struck in the head by a 4-pound bolt in an accident that happened in another state.

2 crew members suffer workplace injuries in Los Angeles

Those who work in show business often become experts at creating illusions, especially involving the illusion of danger. While most sets in Los Angeles where shows are filmed are typically safe places, two crew members recently suffered workplace injuries. Firefighters responded to the scene.

California worker suffers workplace injuries in accident

All jobs hold a certain amount of risk. Unfortunately, many of these risks are due to the unpredictable actions of others. Police in California as well as officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are currently investigating an accident that resulted in the loss of one man's life and caused significant workplace injuries to a CalTrans employee.

Case Results

  1. $4.5 Million Settlement

    Medical Malpractice - Hypoxic brain injury during surgery.

  2. $2.9 Million Settlement

    Construction site accident resulting in cervical fusion

  3. 100% Permanent Disability Award

    Workers Compensation - Multiple injuries to State worker

  4. $1.6 Million Settlement

    Truck v. pedestrian accident resulting in multiple factures.

  5. $1.2 Million Structure Settlement

    Workers Compensation - spine injury with guaranteed payments for life.

  6. $1.2 Million Settlement

    Motorcycle v. car accident resulting in multiple fractures and scarring.

  7. $933,000.00 Settlement

    Child burned when table collapsed spilling scalding water from coffee um.

  8. $850,000.00 Settlement (Before MICRA)

    Medical Malpractice - Endotracheal injury during surgery resulting in death.

  9. $780,000.00 Settlement

    Disputed liability car v. truck collision.

  10. $500,000.00 Settlement

    Workers Compensation - Spinal injuries to delivery driver.

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