Were you recently injured in a workplace accident in Seattle, WA? Are you confused about your legal rights and how to proceed? If so, an experienced Seattle workplace accident lawyer from Davis Law Group, P.S. can help pursue the compensation you need during this challenging time.
Since 1994, our law firm has assisted victims who have been injured in car accidents, slips and falls, workplace accidents, and other incidents caused by the negligence of others. We can level the playing field against an employer, insurance company, or other negligent party.
Call us today to schedule your free case review with an experienced Seattle personal injury attorney.
Accident victims often encounter push-back from employers, insurance providers, and negligent parties who are determined to minimize their claims as much as possible so they can shield themselves from liability. Hiring an experienced attorney can make a significant difference as you pursue the compensation you deserve.
When you hire a Seattle personal injury lawyer from Davis Law Group, P.S. to handle your workplace accident claim, you can expect us to:
Call our Seattle, Washington law office to learn more. We offer a free case consultation, so there is no risk to learn more about your legal rights and options.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 89,600 nonfatal workplace injuries were reported in the private sector in Washington in 2022. Workplace illnesses accounted for 14,800 of these recordable cases. The workplace injury rate in Washington is roughly 3.9 cases per every 100 full-time workers. This is above the national average of 2.7 cases per 100 workers.
Of these injuries, 59,500 were considered severe in nature, resulting in days missed from work, job transfers, or work restrictions.
Davis Law Group, P.S. handles all types of Seattle workplace accident claims, including those involving:
Construction workers are at risk of suffering severe and fatal injuries every day. Falls, falling materials, crane incidents, unsafe conditions, and dangerous work tools all contribute to construction accidents. We can help you pursue all claims if you were injured on a construction site in Seattle.
Many workplace injuries result from motor vehicle accidents in which a person is hit by a negligent motorist while driving or otherwise working.
Ship, dock, or pier employees who are injured on the job may be able to file a third-party claim against the party responsible for their injuries. This could be in addition to a workers’ compensation claim for benefits.
Crew members who work on the following types of vessels may be entitled to compensation for workplace injuries:
If you are an injured offshore worker, hire an attorney who is familiar with the Jones Act of 1920 and can secure the compensation you need.
Some workplace accidents occur when workers are injured due to live wires, faulty wires, or contact with electrical currents.
Regardless of the industry, workplace accidents happen.
Some of the most common causes of workplace accidents include:
If you were injured on the job, our Seattle workplace accident attorneys can investigate and determine the best path forward.
In most Seattle workplace injury cases, the exclusive remedy to recover compensation is through a workers’ compensation claim. State law generally prohibits employees from suing their own employers.
However, if your injury was caused by a third party, you may be able to file a claim against them for the full extent of your damages.
We can help with claims against:
If you were injured due to the negligence of a third party, our workplace accident lawyers in Seattle can pursue maximum compensation on your behalf.
Most Washington employers are required to carry workers’ compensation to cover their employees’ injuries that occur on the job. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance system that pays for medical expenses and partially replaces income. Employees do not have to prove that their employer was negligent in order to recover compensation.
Because workers’ compensation benefits are limited by law and do not provide compensation for all losses, such as pain and suffering, our team can investigate if other parties are responsible for your injuries.
Our team can review your case and determine all the damages you can possibly recover.
The extent of the injuries you suffered and your medical costs will directly impact the value of your case.
Other factors that may impact the value of your claim include:
Generally, the more severe your injuries, the greater the potential value of your case. Maximize your recovery by working with an experienced workplace accident attorney in Seattle.
If you were injured on the job, the steps you take immediately after the accident can have a dramatic impact on your claim.
Follow these steps to protect your health and legal rights:
Finally, reach out to a skilled Seattle workplace injury lawyer who can handle your legal claims and ensure you file them within the applicable deadlines.
Different time limits could apply to your case, depending on the type of claim you file. Workers’ compensation claims must typically be filed within one year from the date of the injury. You may have two years to file for an occupational disease.
In comparison, you generally have up to three years from the date of the accident to file a personal injury lawsuit (with some exceptions). If the applicable statute of limitations passes and you have not filed a personal injury case, you can lose your right to sue.
Protect your right to compensation by working with an experienced personal injury lawyer in Seattle.
A workplace accident can result in serious injuries, leaving you with chronic pain, expensive medical bills, and an uncertain financial future. Washington personal injury law allows accident victims to recover compensation to help pay for these and other losses.
The Seattle workplace accident lawyers at Davis Law Group, P.S. can evaluate your case, identify all at-fault parties, and fight for the maximum compensation you deserve. Call us today for your free, no-obligation case review.
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