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Workers Compensation Falling Object Injury Claims

Falling objects are particularly dangerous. Injuries caused by falling objects can range from minor to life threatening. Items stacked high against walls or on high shelves in stores, falling objects at construction sites and poorly secured items falling off trucks on highways are some examples of falling object accidents.

Injuries caused by falling objects range from minor cuts and bruises to more serious injuries, such as neck, back or brain injuries, as well as crush injuries. A North Carolina workers’ compensation lawyer from our firm can assist you in pursuing a workers' compensation claim to recover the costs of your medical expenses and lost wages.

Both employees and employers have a responsibility and duty to be careful in the workplace. However, if you are injured by an accident at work in North carolina, you are typically entitled to workers’ comp benefits regardless of who is at fault.

Workers’ Compensation Benefits

If you are injured by a falling object on the job, you may be entitled to (1) Medical Care and Rehabilitation, (2) a portion of your Lost Wages, and (3) Compensation for any Permanent Injury.

Lawyers Who Can Help With Your Falling Object Work Accident Claim

Ensuring you receive the medical treatment for which you are entitled is part of the effort our office makes in resolving claims. We can also investigate the possibility of a third party being negligent in the accident, for example, another contractor working in the area. If possible, our office can pursue that third-party claim for your lost wages as well as pain and suffering.

It is very important that a worker injured in a workplace accident get immediate help from an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer in North Carolina to ensure that you are informed about all of your rights to benefits. At the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC, we are experienced and successful in representing employees harmed in workplace accidents. Contact us for a free consultation.

This article regarding accidents caused by falling objects and workers’ compensation claims is for informational purposes only and is not legal or medical advice. If you have a workers’ compensation claim, you may need to seek the advice of a workers’ compensation attorney at the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC that has experience in these matters.