One of the more dangerous professions is anyone that involves working with heights. Falls are unfortunately all too common. Even a fall from a height of just over 2 feet carries a major risk of a serious injury.
As we are in thick of summer, everywhere you look there's a teenager lifeguarding, pulling a shift at the mall, interning...etc. Summer is the time when many students get their first job...their first taste of employment.
We are dedicated to fighting for the injured worker. Far too often, an employer will attempt to bully/intimidate an injured employee into not filing a workers' compensation claim. They use threats of job loss and lost wages. However...you...have...rights...rights that you need to exercise.