Employers are required to keep employees safe in the workplace as much as possible. Whether you work in a factory, office, in a retail setting or on a construction site, accidents can happen. Our work accident lawyers are prepared to protect your rights whether you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, while working with machinery or in a fire or explosion. We realize that individuals spend a significant amount of time on the job every week, which increases the odds that an accident or injury could occur.
A work related accident could leave you with substantial medical expenses and other costs. You may be unable to work; depending upon the seriousness of your on the job injury, you may be facing unforeseen expenses in the future for rehabilitation or physical therapy. Those in need of a capable Kansas City on the job injury attorney can depend on our professionals to do all that is necessary work to obtain the justice you deserve.
Who is responsible when you sustain an on the job injury? It is often difficult for an employee to determine whether the property owner, company, a vendor or even a subcontractor should be to blame. Our law firm can not only work with you to determine who should be held accountable, but how much you may be entitled to as far as compensation.
Many employees make the mistake of thinking that when they are involved in a work related accident, workers' compensation benefits will cover the damages. We know that these benefits often times do not even come close to meeting the expenses you may be facing. In order to be awarded the full compensation you deserve, it is highly advised that you consult with a trusted attorney.
You may be hesitant to cause waves with your employer, fearing that your job may be at stake. However, when employers, property owners or another party are negligent and it results in an on the job injury, you deserve justice. The job injury lawyers at The O'Connor Law Firm are experienced, knowledgeable and capable of providing you with the legal guidance you need, offering aggressive litigation skills when necessary.