Your Rights For Industrial Injury
Understanding when your industrial injury happened is critical to your case.
Working in an industrial environment opens you up to many types of potential injury sources. You could be involved in an accident or exposed to a harmful workplace reaction that causes you injury. You have a right to compensation in California for these injuries, above the traditional worker’s compensation benefits.
In California, you have a right to sue your employer for negligence in an industrial accident that has injured you. The attorneys at Kalfayan Merjanian can help you with your industrial injury case and get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries. They will fight against an employer that is at fault in an industrial accident and prove their negligence in court.
Mental And Physical Injury Recovery
The state of California provides for industrial injuries that are both physical and mental in nature. You may have injuries that are painful emotionally, and your employer may be to blame. Mental injuries are just as disabling as physical injuries, and you need help from a KM attorney to prove these claims.
To qualify for an industrial injury lawsuit, you must have suffered harm in the workplace that is the fault of your employer. These injuries can happen in one incident or be concurring – happening over several months of years. In both instances, you are entitled to compensation for your damages and the injuries you are suffering from.
Understanding when your industrial injury happened is critical to your case. In most instances, the date of your injury is when an accident occurred or when you realized that you had been harmed by your employer. It may the first day that you miss work for your injuries and recovery or it may be when you become disabled from the exposure or incident at work.
If you currently have a medical condition is being exasperated by your industrial work environment, you are able to receive compensation for these extended injuries. This is considered an aggravated injury that got worse because of your work conditions or the environment.
Causes Of Industrial Accidents
In an industrial environment, you may be exposed to unsafe industrial conditions. These can include:
- Inadequate lighting
- Defective equipment or tools
- Improper plant layout
- Poor ventilation
- Inadequate safety devices
Improper worker actions can also cause injury in an industrial setting. Your co-workers may cause you harm with their improper training or poor skills. They can easily make a mistake that causes you injury. These acts are actionable under the law and entitled to compensation.
Your work conditions can also be cause for injury. You may have:
- Unsafe climate conditions
- High temperatures
- Loud and excessive noise
- Poor working conditions
- Slippery floors
- Sun glares
- Arrogant management
This can contribute to an unsafe industrial workplace and put you at harm.
If you have been injured in an industrial accident because of the negligent actions of your employer, you can count on the attorneys at KM to help you with your case. We will fight to get you compensation for your industrial injuries and get you justice in your case. Contact us today to set up a free consultation.