Workplace accidents are a common occurrence. In 2012, nearly 3 million workplace injuries and illnesses among private sector firms were reported to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). There were 4,628 worker deaths that year. Many of these injuries and deaths could have been prevented. While employers are generally responsible for paying workers’ compensation to injured or killed workers, third parties such as product manufacturers, other employers and other people not employed by the same entity can be held accountable for acts of negligence in a court of law.
To learn about your legal options after you have been injured or lost a family member in an Iowa workplace accident, contact Galligan Law.
Our Des Moines attorneys have extensive experience representing Iowans who have been hurt as a result of the negligence of others. Our lawyers have taken numerous cases to appeal, including all the way to the Supreme Court. We understand where to look for liable third parties and possible sources of compensation after a serious accident has caused injury at a workplace. We know how critical it is to undertake a thorough investigation to learn whether a third party’s negligence caused an accident.
Well-qualified personal injury lawyers at Galligan Law have the experience and the resources necessary to pursue the maximum available recovery for injured workers or passersby. When necessary, we bring in:
If you have been hurt at work, your employer should have workers’ compensation insurance that covers most of your expenses. Our lawyers can explain the process to you and help you recover money to cover your medical bills and lost wages and even help you obtain disability payments.
As zealous advocates for Iowans who have been injured on the job, Galligan Law will not rest until the strongest argument has been made. Full compensation for our clients and, wherever possible, new hope for injury victims and their families are our objectives.
Schedule a free initial consultation with Galligan Law to discuss your workplace accident, your injuries and your legal options.