Berea, KY Lawyer

Workplace Injuries

In 2011, nearly 3 million people across the country suffered workplace injuries, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). And almost 4,700 workers died in work-related accidents.

All across the state of Kentucky, health care workers, construction workers, miners, and others are injured on the job. Some injuries are the result of defective or improperly maintained equipment; some result from negligent management or premises upkeep; others are caused by a lack of sufficient training or safety protocols.

Regardless of the cause, the effect is the same: You have medical bills to pay and you can’t work the same job or the same hours you did before.

You probably know that you are entitled to Workers’ Compensation to pay for reasonable and necessary medical care if you get hurt or get sick because of an injury on the job. Workers’ Compensation insurance will also pay you part of your salary if your doctor says you must be out of work for a certain period of time. What you may not be aware of is that, in some situations, you may also be able to file a claim against a third party (not your employer) to recover compensation for those work-related injuries.

Materials suppliers, subcontractors, negligent drivers and equipment manufacturers are just some of the third parties whose negligence may support a personal injury lawsuit. At the Oliver Law Offices, we will investigate your situation to identify all potential factors that may have been a part of your workplace accident. A thorough analysis is necessary, and the experienced attorneys of the Oliver Law Offices are committed to fully discovering all parties who may be at fault so that full justice may be achieved.

The personal injury attorneys at the Oliver Law Offices handle all types of personal injury claims. Call (859) 986-8468 for a free consultation. But don’t delay, because there is a deadline for filing personal injury claims and your right to seek justice through the court does have a time limit.

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