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Standing Up for the Legal Rights of Indiana Workers

Workplace accidents occur all the time and in a variety of ways. These accidents can range from slip and fall accidents to an object falling on you and more. In most cases, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation coverage carried by your employer. Making a workers’ comp claim involves a process that must be followed according to state law. It allows you to be compensated for your medical bills, out-of-pocket costs, and a portion of any wages that you may lose while being unable to work. In some cases, however, a third party may have caused or contributed to your injuries while working. In those situations, you may be able to bring a claim against the third party as well.

Injured while working in Indiana? Contact Shaw Law Offices at (877) 225-5742 to arrange for a free consultation with an attorney to learn your legal options.

Work Injury Claims in Indiana

Work injuries can stem from a wide range of accidents or actions such as:

  • Slips, trips, and falls on floors at the work site; this can occur from wet/slippery floors, loose carpeting, objects in aisles, corridors, or walkways, electrical cords, and more
  • Being struck by falling objects, such as at a warehouse, construction site, or in a supply closet
  • Being involved in a motor vehicle accident while driving as part of work duties
  • Getting caught in moving machinery or parts
  • Being struck by moving machinery, such as a bulldozer at a construction site
  • Competitive motions leading to repetitive stress conditions for body parts such as carpal tunnel syndrome or back issues
  • The inhalation of toxic fumes or contact with toxic chemicals
  • Falling due to standing on a chair instead of a ladder to reach for something

The majority of these will be covered by workers’ compensation. By bringing your accident to the attention of your employer, you will likely receive the benefits mentioned above. If your injuries result in a disability, you may be eligible for a separate cash settlement as well. However, workers’ comp does not include compensation for your pain and suffering.

In other cases, where your accident was caused by or contributed to by a third party outside of your employer, you may have grounds to bring a separate personal injury claim. An example of this would be a motor vehicle accident in which you were driving while on-the-job in which you were hit by a negligent driver. The driver may have been texting while driving, drunk, or may have violated a traffic law. In this case, the other driver may be held accountable through his insurance coverage to pay for all of your damages, including “non-economic” damages like pain and suffering, mental anguish, or loss of quality of life. This holds true for any third party claim.

Get Capable Legal Help From an Indiana Work Injuries Attorney

To understand if you have a third-party claim option in any work-related accident and injuries, you need to consult with an experienced attorney. An independent review and investigation of the circumstances and facts surrounding your accident will need to be conducted to determine all parties who may have been at fault. At Shaw Law Offices, we have been handling cases like these for decades. That experience gives us the insight and knowledge to know what to do and how to do it on your behalf.

If you have suffered work-related injuries, you can bring your case to our legal team to get the information you need as to all of your legal options, from workers’ compensation to potential third-party claims. Let us put our honed skills to work for you.

Reach out to us at (877) 225-5742 for capable and caring legal guidance today.

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