Industrial accidents often lead to catastrophic maiming injuries or death. Industrial accidents result from many causes – - defectively designed, manufactured, installed or maintained equipment, malfunctioning equipment, explosions, electrocution, and exposure to toxic substances, just to name a few. Workers compensation regulates and limits recoveries that an employee victim of an industrial accident may have against his employer, and our lawyers assist employees in securing their workers compensation rights.
Workers compensation, however, usually will not apply to claims against third-parties such as equipment manufacturers, maintenance contractors and others who may have been the major causes of an accident. Victims and their lawyers need to examine potential third-party liability when analyzing industrial accident claims. Claims against third parties can lead to recovery of damages that far exceed those available under workers compensation laws, including lost income, other financial losses, medical care, pain and suffering, punitive damages, and other resulting damages.
Cook, Hall & Lampros lawyers have litigated and obtained substantial recoveries for workers and their families relating to many types of industrial accidents including explosions, malfunctioning equipment, faulty design, electrocution, exposure to toxic substances and other dangerous processes. Our lawyers are familiar with many types of manufacturing and processing industries including paper mills, chemical factories, manufacturing facilities and other industrial settings. Our lawyers are experienced in working with organized labor whose priority is to enforce victim employee’s rights, take care of employee families, and ensure that legal proceeding do everything necessary to compel employers to supply safe work environments.
Our lawyers are dedicated to preserving and protecting the rights of injured and killed workers and their families. Cook, Hall & Lampros lawyers can and will travel to the accident scene within hours.
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