While certain industries are more prone to workplace accidents, all workers are potentially at risk of a workplace injury or illness. Because of that, specific training and specialized safety equipment is provided for employees. Event though these serve to increase safety and prevent injuries, if an employer is not up-to-date on workplace safety procedures, or employees fail to follow safety protocol, this could be cause or reason for a serious work accident or injury.
At the Law Offices of Joseph J. Cariglia, P.C., our legal team is devoted to helping injured employees in Massachusetts obtain the full and fair compensation owed to them for the harm caused to them. The negligence of an employer or other employees could easily be the cause of a serious or even fatal work accident; therefore, it is important to fully understand what caused the incident.
Our experienced attorneys work diligently to understand what caused an employee's work-related injury so that he or she can receive the workers' compensation benefits owed to them, helping them recover and safely return to work. With the necessary resources and skills, our law firm works hard to collect the required information, evidence, witness accounts, medical records and expert testimony to help prove the claims of our clients.
When an employee is injured on the job, they are entitled to seek workers' compensation benefits from their employer's insurance company. Through negotiation, mediation or litigation measures, our legal team will work persistently to obtain the benefits needed to cover lost wages and medical expenses.
To learn more, check out our law firm's workers' compensation website. Suffering an on-the-job injury could greatly disrupt a worker's life, making it difficult to meet their financial needs. Therefore, it is necessary to take measures to protect the rights and interests of the worker, such as securing workers' compensation benefits.