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Workplace Injuries

Workplace Injuries

Every person expects their employer to provide a safe work environment. No one should have to fear being injured while doing their job. Thomas J. Henry fights to protect the rights of workplace accident victims. If you have been injured by a defective product or piece of equipment while on the job or if your employer has not put the safety of its employees first, choose Thomas J. Henry. The goal of our offices is to not only protect your rights, but to send a message to your employer so the same tragedy does not happen again.

IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED ON THE JOB AND DO NOT KNOW WHAT TO DO, FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES LISTED:

  • Seek medical attention for your injuries
  • Immediately report the injury to your supervisor
  • Make sure your employer makes a written report of the incident
  • Collect names and contact information of any witnesses
  • Remember to take photos of the accident area and any tools or equipment which may have led to the accident
  • Write a detailed account of how the accident took place
  • Contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your rights

COMMON CAUSES OF WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS INCLUDE:

  • Improper Equipment Maintenance
  • Crane Accidents
  • Scaffolding Accidents
  • Run-Over by Operating Equipment
  • Slip and Fall
  • Electrical Accidents
  • Trench Collapses
  • Stand and Seal Grout Exposure
  • Fires and Explosions
  • Welding Rod Exposure
    • Maganese Poisoning
  • Unsafe/Dangerous Equipment Accidents
  • Negligence:
    • Lack of Safety Equipment
    • Lack of Proper Training
    • Safety Code Violations
  • Logging Accidents
  • Brazing Accidents
  • Cutting Accidents
  • Elevator Accidents
  • Structure Failure
  • Punch Press Malfunctions
  • Fork Lift Accidents
  • Dumpster Accidents
  • Compressor Accidents
  • Gas Explosions
  • Toxic Substances:
    • Lead Paint
    • Asbestos
    • Mold Spores
    • Benzene
  • Defective Products:
    • Fall-Safety Harness
    • Nail Guns
    • Ladders and Lifts
    • Heavy Equipment
    • Safety Devices
COMMON INJURIES INCLUDE:
  • Back injuries
  • Silicosis
  • Fallen object accidents
  • Lacerations
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorder
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Severed Nerve
  • Lung Cancer
  • Abrasions
  • Amputations
  • Burns
  • Broken bones
  • Asbestosis
  • Mesothelioma
  • Neck Injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Loss of Fingers and Limbs
  • Coma
  • Death

HAVE YOU BEEN INJURED?

If you’ve been injured, we can help. Contact us