Pennsylvania Workplace Injury Lawyers
Each day in the United States workers are risk for suffering serious injuries, especially in high risk industries like construction or mining. In the construction industry, falls, electrocution, being struck by object, and being caught-in/between machinery are known as the “fatal four.”
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , more than 4, 000 U.S. workers were killed and millions suffered injuries in 2012. Injuries may even occur while traveling on business or running work-related errands.
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Some of the most common workplace accidents include ladder accidents, crane and forklift accidents, transportation-related accidents, chronic illnesses such as back pain and carpal tunnel, and exposure to toxic substances. In addition to affecting a person’s physical health, a work injury may also limit his or her daily activities and often leave a person out of work for an extended period of time.
If you were injured on the job, you are entitled to compensation from your employer. The attorneys at Marciano & MacAvoy, P.C. represent clients who have suffered many different types of work-related injuries such as: