Handling Injuries That Occur At Work
According to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 4.2 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2005. Statistics also show that a 20-year-old worker has a 30 percent chance of becoming disabled before reaching retirement age.
When a workplace injury occurs, Atlanta, Georgia workplace accident and personal injury lawyer Richard C. Mitchell is ready and available to fight on behalf of victim’s rights. At Mitchell & Shapiro, our personal injury attorneys boast an exceptional reputation for providing personalized, aggressive, and successful representation. Catastrophic personal injury victims across Georgia have come to rely on the expertise and courtroom prowess of our legal team. Renowned throughout Metro Atlanta, Georgia area for his impressive track record defending the rights of workplace injury victims, personal injury attorney Richard Mitchell can help you recover the compensation to which you are entitled. Contact our workplace accident lawyers today to schedule a free consultation.
If you are injured at work as a result of a third-party’s (contractor, coworker, etc.) negligence or wrongdoing, you may be able to bring claims for negligence and damages against the third party. Atlanta, Georgia workplace injury attorney Richard C. Mitchell has the experience and knowledge to maximize the financial restitution you receive.
Common accidents in the workplace include:
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Head and brain injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Burn injury
- Fallen object accidents
- Broken bones
Premises liability laws require each employer to provide its employees with a reasonably safe workplace; doing so involves posting all necessary hazard warnings, complying fully with safety specifications, training employees properly, and providing and maintaining safe equipment.
Product liability laws hold manufacturers responsible for defective products. A manufacturer may be held liable for damages related to a workplace accident if one of its products caused an employee’s injury or illness.
Contact Our Atlanta, Georgia, Workplace Injury Attorneys
If you require the assistance of experienced workplace accident and personal injury lawyers, contact the law office of Mitchell & Shapiro. Our attorneys are well versed in Georgia personal injury laws. We can advise you on the best course of action for you and your family.