In 2014, nearly 3.0 million nonfatal injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in the US. Though on the decline, injuries in the workplace are still all too common.
While the causes of work-related injuries are varied, a majority of workplace injuries and illnesses are caused by the following common occurrences:
While injuries in the workplace can have grave health effects, many are preventable through safety precautions taken by the employer & employees.
If proper precautions are not taken by an employer, and a work injury results, it is important that the affected employee is justly compensated.
If you have been affected by a workplace injury in Pennsylvania, please reach out to Huber & Palsir, LLC in Philadelphia, and let us be your resource as you take the next steps toward a just resolution.