Fort Lauderdale Work Injury Attorney
Have you been injured while working in Ft. Lauderdale?
If you or a loved one were seriously injured on the job in a Florida workplace accident, contact an experienced Fort Lauderdale work injury attorney from our firm today for a free consultation about your case. At Feingold & Posner, P.A. our workplace accident lawyers have successfully helped hundreds of clients recover compensation for their injuries, including compensation for past medical expenses, the cost of anticipated future medical treatment, lost wages, salary & employment benefits, lost future earning potential, the cost of rehabilitative care and physical therapy, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life.
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Looking at Florida Workplace Accident Statistics
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4,547 workers lost their lives due to workplace accidents and injuries in 2010. These injuries included exposure to harmful substances or exposure, falls, fires and explosions, highway and transportation incidents, being struck by objects, through the use of objects or equipment, and assaults and violent acts. The industry with the highest rate of fatal workplace injuries was the construction industry, followed by transportation and warehousing. Construction and industrial injuries include accidents involving ladders, scaffolds, roofs, trenches, cranes, forklifts, and other heavy machinery or vehicles. Anyone, however, can be injured while on the job, including office workers and retail clerks.
The Effect of Work Environments on Employees
Those who are injured on the job or contract occupational diseases as a result of work environments are entitled to receive medical benefits and wage loss payments through the Florida workers’ compensation program. Workers of all kinds can sustain injuries and develop illnesses as a result of work duties, whether they work in offices, industrial sites, factories or manufacturing facilities, construction sites, as delivery personnel, or in any other industry or occupation.
The oil industry and construction industry are two of those most commonly associated with workplace injuries while mining and jobs involving chemical exposure, diesel exhaust, and other toxic substances may result in serious diseases. In some cases, lack of safety standards or measures and negligence on the part of third parties, such as vehicle, machine, tool, and equipment manufacturers may contribute to a workplace injury, giving cause to a third-party injury claim beyond workers’ compensation.
Contact A Qualified Fort Lauderdale Work Injury Attorney For A Free Consultation
Whatever the circumstances of your work injury, you may need the legal assistance of a Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer at Feingold & Posner, P.A. They can help you obtain all of the financial compensation from every available source following injuries, illness or in cases where an immediate family member has been killed on the job. Our firm works to get you the best results possible while providing generous personal service and support throughout all stages of your personal injury case.
“These lawyers are not only very efficient, but caring as well. I would not hesitate to refer them to anyone.”
MATTHEW T. / FORMER CLIENT