Are you entitled to compensation?
Suffering an injury is never easy, especially if it keeps you from working. If you sustained an injury at work, you may wonder if your accident is covered by workers' compensation. Generally speaking, employees are entitled to compensation if the injury occurred at work and the employee did not cause the injury. If you suffered an on-the-job injury, the legal team at Shook & Stone can help you pursue the compensation that you need. Contact our workers' compensation lawyers in Reno to learn more about your legal options with us.
Types of Workplace Injuries
According to research, falls are one of the most common types of workplace accidents. This includes slip and fall accidents, falls from elevation, such as:
- Ladder Accidents
- Slip / Trip and Fall Injuries
- Falls Roofs
- Stairway Accidents
Construction sites are one of the most dangerous work environments in the United States. Because of this, OSHA (Occupation Safety & Health Administration) places a strong emphasis on construction site safety. The four most common types of construction accidents are falls, caught in / between accidents, struck-by accidents, and electrocution injuries. These are called OSHA's "Focus Four" injuries in the construction industry.
"Do I need an attorney?"
After an accident, you might wonder if you need a lawyer. At Shook & Stone, we understand the importance of a skilled legal advocate. If you suffered an injury, your employer may try to avoid providing the compensation that you need. Without proper compensation, you could face financial hardship as you attempt to pay for your medical treatments on your own.
Our firm has decades of experience in personal injury workers' compensation law. We have recovered more than $100 million for past clients. Contact our office today for a free consultation regarding your injury and your legal options with our team. The sooner we hear from you, the sooner we can help you fight for the financial compensation that you deserve. Call our office today!