Accidents that occur at work typically fall under worker's compensation laws, and employees generally cannot sue their employers in tort. However, an injured worker may bring a disputed claim for worker’s compensation through the office of workers compensation. In some instances, the injured worker may file a lawsuit for intentional conduct or against at fault third parties. Chris Faucheux offers 100% free consultations on workplace accidents. Contact Chris today for a no hassle free consultation.Just Call ChrisJust Call Chris
Types of Work-Related Injury cases
Workplace injuries can include various types of accidents including heavy machinery accidents, falling objects, struck by objects, accidents involving loaders, lifting accidents, car accidents, trip & fall accidents. Injuries include muscle strains, being hit by falling objects, repetitive strain injury, crashes and collisions, cuts and lacerations, inhaling toxic fumes, and even wrongful death.
Compensation for workplace accidents varies greatly and can include statutory wages, medical costs, mileage for traveling to medical services, and more. Your employer may have to cover your wage replacement, up to ⅔ of your prior annual salary. Additionally, if you return to work but make less than 90% of what you earned before the accident, you might be eligible for other benefits such as supplemental earnings benefits. If you cannot return to work and have to seek a new career, your employer may be required to pay for vocational rehabilitation services, including training for a new position.
Explosions can cause injuries that impact your quality of life for a lifetime. It could cause you to miss months of work or be unable to go back to work. Primary Blast Injuries occur due to direct impact with the blast and can result in traumatic brain injury or damage to your lungs, internal organs damage, eyes, and eardrums. Secondary Blast Injuries are when explosions cause materials, objects, or debris to disperse and strike nearby individuals. Tertiary Blast Injuries occur when someone is thrown back from the blast, which can cause severe injuries such as broken bones/fractures, traumatic amputations, and head/brain injuries. Additional damages may include burn injuries, crush injuries, angina, and asthma or COPD due to excessive inhalation of dust, smoke, or toxic fumes. Explosions can cause a wide variety of injuries, both minor and significant.
why hire an attorney after a workplace injury?
Chris Faucheux has successfully litigated all workers compensation claims he has worked on. Your employer’s insurance company may try to avoid liability or pay you as little as possible. Your employer may also seek to fire you after a workplace accident. When you hire a lawyer after you were injured at work, you want to hire an attorney with experience and a record of success. Chris has a history of success representing the injured worker. Chris also works with Robert Faucheux on some workers compensation claims. Together, Chris and Robert have over fifty years of combined experience representing the injured worker. If your employer tries to demote or fire you because you filed a workplace compensation claim, we will work to see that they are held accountable for their conduct and that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to under the law.
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