Serious injuries present need for workers’ compensation

On Behalf of | Oct 21, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

Using dangerous equipment is often necessary for certain occupations. Though the equipment can be dangerous, training and experience using the equipment can often help prevent accidents. Unfortunately, serious incidents do still occur, and an injured California worker may need workers’ compensation.

One man in another state will likely be looking into his workers’ compensation options after recently being injured on the job. According to reports, the man was working on a construction project when he was injured by a saw. Apparently, the saw kicked back while the man was holding it, and the blade struck him in the sternum, neck and jaw, resulting in serious injuries. His coworkers called emergency services after the incident took place. It was noted that the response time of the emergency crews was quick.

The worker’s exact condition was unknown at the time of the report, but it was mentioned that he was being treated at a nearby hospital. The worker’s age and identifying information was not given in the report. It was unclear what exactly he was working on when the serious accident took place.

Severe injuries can cause a number of difficulties for injured workers. If individuals in California suffer harm while on the job, they may find it in their best interests to gain information on workers’ compensation soon after the incident. Of course, it can be difficult to manage paperwork while also trying to recover from severe injuries, so it may be worthwhile for injured parties to reach out for help and support from experienced attorneys.

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