Pennsylvania Workplace Injury Lawyers
Each day in the United States workers are at risk for suffering serious injuries, especially in high-risk industries like construction or mining. In the construction industry, falls, electrocution, being struck by an 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: