FALLING OBJECTS IN WORK-RELATED ACCIDENTS
Workers’ Compensation Attorney Serving New Jersey
Falling objects in the workplace cause numerous injuries to employees every year. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration lists airborne objects as one of the four deadliest workplace accidents. Those workers who are employed in construction sites, factories, offices, or other locations where shelving or upper areas are being worked on can easily be injured by a falling object.
Both employees and employers have a responsibility and duty to be careful in the workplace. Workers’ compensation does provide, however, coverage to all employees injured in the workplace regardless of who is at fault.
Potential Injuries for Falling Injuries
Injuries vary according to the falling object itself and from the height at which it falls. However, falling objects are most likely to land on an individual’s head because it is the first part exposed to a falling object. Head injuries are always complex and very often life-long conditions.
Falling object injuries can result in the following:
Ensuring you receive the medical treatment you are entitled to is how our office helps you while working on resolving your claim. We can also investigate the possibility of a third party being negligent in the accident, such as another contractor working in the area.
Claims for Injuries from Falling Objects
Since 1987, The Law Offices of Lloyd E. Bennett, Esq., P.C., has been helping injured individuals pursue the benefits they are entitled to. If possible, we will pursue at-fault parties for further compensation, such as full recovery of your lost wages, as well as pain and suffering.