Sustaining a serious injury while on the job can be a frustrating and disheartening experience. No one plans on being injured, least of all while doing the work that provides for you and your family.
Construction accidents, forklift accidents, crane accidents, and any other serious workplace injury can be a result of dangerous conditions, faulty or out of service equipment, negligent security, or knowing endangerment by an owner or manager. If you or a loved one has been injured due to the reckless or negligent behavior of a third party, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.
At The Law Office of Freson Statmore Bitterman, we take all personal injury cases on contingency, meaning you do not owe us anything until we have recovered compensation for you to cover expenses including medical bills, lost wages, and emotional and physical pain and suffering. Lean on our 50 plus years of experience assisting clients quickly and effectively recover the compensation they need to secure their family’s financial future. Contact our firm to speak with a Bloomfield work injury lawyer.
What are the Leading Causes of On The Job Injuries?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the most dangerous industries as deemed by annual fatalities are trade/transportation/utilities, construction, agriculture/fishing, professional and business services, and manufacturing in that order. In terms of percentage: logging, commercial fishing, and roofers were the nation’s deadliest.
The most common cause of fatal accidents were motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, contact with objects and equipment, violence from people or animal, lethal exposure to harmful environments or substances, and fires/explosions.
Many professions are dangerous, but injurious accidents can often be prevented. If you feel that you or your loved one’s injuries were the result of a preventable and dangerous situation, you may have a strong claim with the help of a Bloomfield work injury attorney.
Types of Work-Related Claims
Our Bloomfield attorneys cover all types of work place related injury claims. Our coverage includes, but is not limited to:
- Construction Accidents
- Auto accidents
- Truck accidents
- Forklift accidents
- Crane accidents
- Ladder and scaffolding accidents
- Premises liability claims
- Slip & falls
- Injuries on Government property
- Negligent security accidents
- Brain Injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Electrocution injuries
- Wrongful death
Filing an Injury Claim When Injured At Work
When injured at work, the key factor which will allow you to file a claim in addition to any potential workers’ compensation claim you may have is who caused the accident, and was that cause the result of reckless or negligent actions of some party besides your own employer?
Many times, injured workers are unaware that they have the option of filing an injury claim in addition to a workers’ compensation claim, so if you have been injured at work, it is important that you speak with an experienced Bloomfield work accident injury attorney in order to better understand your options for the securing financial compensation you deserve.
Despite the varying situations which may lead to an injury, the following are common denominators in strong injury claims.
- The accident took place on the job. This can be while working on a job site, while en route to a job site, or even while off-duty if you are still on premises
- The accident led to an injury. Whatever the incident, personal injury claims must involve a physical injury which is of sufficient severity to be considered
- Your injuries were due to the negligence of a third party. This is the crux of your personal injury claim. For workplace injuries, this can be the oversight of a foreman, lack of training for you or other employees, and dangerous work environments such as crane operators working near live electric lines
Even if you are partially at fault for your work injury or if the insurance company has already denied your claim, our Bloomfield attorneys may be able to find the compensation you need to cover medical expenses, pain and suffering, lost wages, property damage and reimbursement of legal fees.
Contact our Bloomfield Work Injury Attorneys Today
At The Law Office of Freson Statmore Bitterman, our firm has extensive experience serving clients throughout New Jersey. Our team has already recovered millions of dollars in successful settlements and verdicts for our clients who have been injured, many who were injured on the job.
Led by a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, an honor granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to only 2 percent of practicing NJ lawyers, we believe in taking a personal approach with our clients, keeping them as informed and involved as possible throughout the claims process.
Call us today to discuss your needs with a Bloomfield work injury lawyer.