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So Many Work Injuries Occur Doing Normal Day-to-Day Tasks

Many people incorrectly think that workers' compensation is only for injuries that occur due to an accident of "extraordinary" circumstances. While that can be the case times, we find that most injuries occur while employees are simply going through their normal day-to-day work routine.

(from miami.cbslocal.com)

A maintenance worker was rushed to the hospitalThursday after a pipe exploded outside a Miami courthouse.

According to courthouse spokesperson Pam Regula, a maintenance mechanic was performing his weekly routine of changing a filter cartridge for the fountain located in front of the Richard E. Gerstein JusticeBuilding.

When he removed the cartridge, the pipe burst.

The worker was taken to hospital for his injuries. His condition is currently unknown.

A weekly routine...a task this employee had probably accomplished dozens of times without incident. However, this one time...something terrible and unfortunate happened which resulted in injuries.

This employee wasn't acting reckless...he wasn't doing something out of the ordinary...he was doing his normal task...and thus, he should be rightfully compensated.

If this situation sounds familiar to you, then you need to call Eric, Randy, and Sarah at 515-225-4485. We'll visit with you, go over your claim, and then find the right paths to take to ensure you receive your full and rightful compensation. With over 30 years of experience, we know the ins and outs...as well as how to combat your employer's ploys to dissuade you from filing a claim. 

Let us fight for you and your family...let us get you your rightful compensation!

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