Most, if not all, people experience a slip, trip, or fall at some point in their lives. When the fall occurs in the workplace, taking legal action might be a possibility. It’s crucial to understand how to handle a work-related fall, so you do not hinder your chances for the workers’ compensation you are rightfully owed.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 260,000 employees missed one or more days from work in 2014 due to injuries associated with falls in the workplace. That includes those in the private industry and state and local government employees. Nearly 800 workers died from workplace falls. [Read more…] about Taking Action After a Work-Related Fall