When you go to work, the last thing you should have to worry about is getting injured. We know that you do everything you can to stay safe when you are on-the-job, but you cannot control the actions of the other people around you.
At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, we know that some industries are riskier than others, but every occupation poses risks to its workers. When you need a Kansas City work injury attorney, call us today so we can secure the compensation you deserve.
Work injuries should be taken seriously by employers. It does not matter whether you are employed in an industry with a high risk of worker injury or not, your employer should take steps to ensure you have a safe working environment and that you have all the equipment you need to do your job correctly.
However, we know that work injuries happen. The Bureau of Labor Statistics tells us that there were approximately 2.8 million work injuries reported in the latest full year of available data.
Today, we want to discuss some of the common ways in which people are injured at work, including injuries you may not have considered that can significantly impact a person’s ability to perform their duties.
While most work injuries should be covered by workers’ compensation insurance, there are times when claims are denied or when an injured party is eligible for more compensation than they realize.
If you are here because you or a loved one were injured in a work accident and you do not think you are getting the compensation you deserve, please seek legal assistance immediately. At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, we will get on your case and investigate everything. Our goal is to make sure you are compensated for the following: