Workplace injuries inevitably raise questions of liability. Was the accident (and your injury) your fault, or was it your employer’s fault? Even before you hire an attorney to represent your interests, you should be attentive to the top 4 indicators your employer is liable for your workplace injury.
You might know the accident was not your fault. Getting your employer to admit that fact might not be easy. If your employer is liable, you can hire an experienced personal injury attorney and bring suit against your employer for just compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other costs and losses related to your injury. In addition to compensation for your injuries, your employer might be subject to punitive damages (punishment for creating or permitting conditions that caused your accident).Depending upon the reason for your injury and the extent of harm done to you by a workplace injury, a financial settlement could be significant. [Read more…]