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Slip and Fall Accidents at Work

You could file a worker's compensation claim if you suffered injuries as a result of a slip and fall accident at work. You must submit a claim to the employer's worker's compensation insurance plan as the majority of businesses have such insurance. You can submit a worker's compensation claim no matter who is at blame. The most frequent workplace accidents in the country are slip and fall incidents, thus it's typical to find workplace accidents covered by worker's compensation insurance coverage for your employer.

The phrase "slip and fall" describes a scenario in which a person trips over something on someone else's property, hurting themselves. An unsafe or hazardous situation, such as a ripped carpet, a fracture in the concrete, dim illumination, a staircase that is too small or unsteady, or even weather-related factors like ice or snow, might be the direct cause of a slip, trip, or fall.

Workers' compensation payments come in many forms, and they are available to employees who are injured on the job. Medical and therapy costs, out-of-pocket expenses, and around two-thirds of lost income during treatment and recuperation are often covered by workers' compensation benefits. Because they do not need to demonstrate that the employer was at fault for their accident, employees benefit from workers' compensation insurance. Depending to certain restrictions, employees may be eligible for benefits even if they caused the accident.

The actions of a third party might occasionally result in workplace injuries. The injured employee can file a claim against the responsible third party for personal injury in certain circumstances. In addition to your workers' compensation payments, you can seek damages from the third party. In a third-party claim, you have the right to ask for payment for all of your medical expenses and out-of-pocket payments, the full amount of lost income, lost future earnings, and a sum for your pain and suffering. A third-party injury claim must be supported by evidence that a party other than the employer is liable and that negligence on the part of that the third party caused the accident.

You Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney After a Slip and Fall Accident at Work

Throughout the whole legal procedure, our legal staff maintains in contact with you and updates you on any progress. If you have any questions, we are always ready to speak with you when you call. You may put your attention on your well-being and your family while we handle all the legal aspects of obtaining the compensation you are entitled. Avoid from having the legal procedure to overwhelm you. Let the committed lawyers at the Law Office of Ruth E. Johnson handle your slip and fall injury claim at work.

Please contact us at 305-720-2086 if you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a workplace slip and fall accident. In order to provide you with the knowledge you require to proceed, we provide a free case evaluation. No fee is required to begin working on your case, and you only have to pay us if we are successful in getting you compensation.