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Man hospitalized after suffering workplace injuries

When most people in California consider dangerous occupations, they likely think of police officers who must deal with perilous situations daily or firefighters who are expected to rush into burning buildings. However, all jobs hold some degree of risk, especially those that require the use of machinery and heavy equipment. Workplace injuries can easily occur regardless of the amount of emphasis an employer may place on safety.

Worker in critical condition after suffering workplace injuries

All workplaces in California hold some degree of risk of injury. Those who work with electricity are likely all too aware of the risks they face. Despite their knowledge and the safety precautions they may take, accidents can still happen that result in serious workplace injuries. Unfortunately, one out-of-state man is hospitalized, listed in critical condition, after he received an electric shock while laying fiber optic line.

Man suffers fatal workplace injuries while unloading truck

Anytime workers in California must unload heavy equipment or products from a truck, they face certain dangers This is especially true if the materials shift unexpectedly. Because of the potential of suffering from workplace injuries in a variety of different scenarios and the financial harm such injuries can create, employers in all states are required to provide workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees. One family may need these benefits following a recent accident in another state that resulted in the loss of a life.

Facts to know about those living with a brain injury after a workplace accident

Brain injuries come in all different shapes and sizes, and no two brains - or people -- are the same. Where one may deal with an injury easily, another person may respond with severe changes to health, personality and relationships forever. Life is dramatically different for most after brain injuries, which may be the result of an accident or injury on the job. If you or someone you love is dealing with how to live with a brain injury, there are a few facts you should know.

Construction accidents: Worker loses life following mudslide

Mother nature can often complicate the best of plans. In some cases, weather events and conditions can create dangerous road conditions, including an increased risk of mudslides. While crews attempt to clean up these conditions, they could become involved in construction accidents. For example, crews in California are currently investigating a recent incident that killed one worker and left another injured.

Fall causes fatal workplace injuries

All work sites in California and across the country have a great deal of occupational hazards regardless of the type of business. Certain conditions, such as poor weather, can increase the hazards employees face when their job responsibilities require them to be outside. A recent accident that happened in another state and resulted in fatal workplace injuries demonstrates the dangers these workers face.

Workers' compensation possible after California worker killed

When skiers take to the slopes in California, they do so with the expectation of having fun while getting some exercise, but many may be unaware of the effort that goes into ensuring that slopes are safe. Unfortunately, one man recently lost his life while attempting to make the slopes safer for skiers. To help ease the financial burden potentially created by his death, his family will likely qualify for workers' compensation insurance benefits.

Officials investigate incident involving fatal workplace injuries

While some people in California are aware of the extreme risks that police officers and firefighters face, they may be less aware that those who work at great heights also face considerable risks due to the potential for falls. As a result, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has standards in place to protect all employees regardless of their occupation. Unfortunately, one worker in another state recently suffered fatal workplace injuries in a fall.

Construction accidents: Woman killed after struck by backhoe

Many people in California may not realize the dangers that those in construction face. However, construction accidents can happen due to the large equipment being used, falls of employees working in scaffolds or injuries suffered by falling objects. Unfortunately, one out-of-state woman recently lost her life in a workplace accident at a construction site.

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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