We were talking with a friend of ours, and he was telling us about when he was back in college, he would work at a haunted house. He played a maniacal butcher who would jump out from behind a chopping block, and then reappear behind a black curtain to scare haunted house-goers.
No matter how long you, as an employee, have been working with a certain type of machinery, it is imperative to work with the utmost caution. In turn, employers must take action to ensure their worker's safety by continually inspecting and maintaining the machines. Even with precautions being taken...accidents still occur.
As we inch closer to Halloween, more and more offices will begin planning and throwing Halloween parties.
We hear it all too often that injured workers are frustrated with the system and want to give up.
When workers are made to use faulty/worn equipment, the risk of an accident occurring at the workplace is greatly increased.
We represent workers injured at John Deere & Co. facilities regularly. Lawyers representing John Deere and their workers' compensation insurer are familiar with our law firm, and understand that we will always work to maximize the recovery our clients deserve.
Electrical accidents are the cause of 5-10% of traumatic work deaths, ranking fourth behind falls and punctures for workplace-related mortalities.
Work-related injuries can occur at any time...any place. No matter the experience level of the employee..."freak" accidents can occur leading to serious injury.
I've been injured while working...what kind of settlements are available?
When it comes to most common injuries found on a job site...injuries caused by falls always ranks at or near the top of the list.
While this employee did suffer some injuries due to his fall...his life was possibly saved by a very unlikely hero.