According to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor, there were 4.2 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2005. Statistics show a 20-year-old worker has a 30 percent chance of becoming disabled before reaching retirement age.
At The Young Firm, our workplace and personal injury lawyers serve clients throughout the New Orleans area. Our personal injury attorneys have obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements on behalf of Louisiana clients statewide. We have litigated countless personal injury and workers’ compensation claims and are willing to go to court to achieve maximum compensation. If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, social security disability, or if a third party’s negligence caused your injury additional compensation for medical bills, rehabilitation costs, and pain and suffering. Contact our workplace and personal injury lawyers to schedule a free consultation and case evaluation.
Among the most common causes of serious work injuries are accidents involving falling objects, workers falling from elevated equipment or structures, and factory machinery and other devices.
Our workplace accident and personal injury lawyers handle claims involving:
Contact the workplace and personal injury lawyers of The Young Firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana office to schedule a free consultation.
Premises liability laws require that every employer provide its employees with a safe work environment. This includes training employees properly, posting all necessary hazard warnings, providing and maintaining safe equipment, and complying fully with safety codes and specifications.
Product liability laws hold manufacturers, designers, marketers, and retailers responsible for defective products. A manufacturer or other negligent party may be held liable for damages related to a workplace accident if one of its products caused an employee’s injury or illness.
Workers’ compensation laws are designed to protect employees who are injured or disabled on the job from experiencing undue financial hardship. The workplace and personal injury lawyers at our New Orleans, Louisiana office can help victims recover benefits for:
Contact our workplace and personal injury lawyers to schedule a free consultation and case evaluation at our New Orleans, Louisiana practice. At The Young Firm, our attorneys can help you recover the maximum compensation allowable by law. We boast decades of experience and have successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients; we can help you, too.