Los Angeles Attorneys Recover for Wide Range of Workplace Accidents
PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF INJURED WORKERS IN CALIFORNIA
Workplace safety should be a major focus of every business, and federal and state governments impose exacting regulations on employers to foster safe environments. Nevertheless, accidents happen. Slippery floors, poor lighting, hallway obstructions and maintenance lapses can all result in injuries. Exposure to toxic mold, cleaning chemicals or products used to treat new carpeting and furniture can also cause health impairment. To enforce your legal rights in such eventualities, you need an attorney well-versed in workers’ compensation. Goldschmid, Silver & Spindel stands up to employers and their insurance companies to make sure you recover the money you need to heal and move forward.
DANGER LURKS IN MANY WORKPLACES
A compensable injury or exposure can occur in any work environment. Among the most common are slips and falls, machine malfunctions, falling objects and vehicle accidents. Inhaling a hazardous gas or dust, such as from heating and ventilating systems, can also produce health problems.
Some industries are inherently more risky, such as manufacturing, chemical production, mining, oil and gas drilling, logging, farming and commercial trucking.
Accidents relating to construction and premises renovation are very common and often result in the most serious injuries. They can be in the nature of:
- Heavy equipment mishaps (including forklifts, back hoes, cranes and trucks)
- Machine malfunctions
- Falling objects
- Falls from heights
- Falls into holes
- Collapsing trenches
- Fire or explosion
- Toxic substances
- Power tools
- Inadequate training
- Disregarded safety standards
If your building is under construction, you could fall victim to additional hazards, such as falling objects, toxic fumes and unstable walkways and may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits.
COMPENSATING EMPLOYEES FOR COMMON WORKPLACE INJURIES
Our attorneys help injured clients substantiate their workers’ comp claim to maximize the amount of benefits. Workplace injuries vary greatly in type and severity, from quick-healing to permanently disabling. They include:
- Broken bones
- Back injuries
- Head or neck injuries
- Serious cuts
- Carpal tunnel syndrome or other repetitive injuries
We take a methodical, proven approach to seeking compensation for injured workers. Our attorneys consult top experts, such as trauma doctors, chiropractors, pharmacists, forensics engineers, mechanics and accident reconstruction analysts, to build your case for maximum benefits. We develop a clear and compelling case that documents the cause, type and extent of your injuries.
Contact our certified Los Angeles workers’ compensation attorneys
No matter how you were injured at work, at Goldschmid, Silver & Spindel we put our 40 years of experience to work to protect your rights and obtain the compensation you need to heal. We accept workers’ compensation cases on a contingent fee basis, so that we get paid only if we win benefits for you. To learn more about how our firm can help, schedule a free consultation by calling 213-251-5900 or contacting our Los Angeles office online.