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Personal Injury

WORK RELATED INJURIES

Employment is part of daily life. In Arizona, employers have the responsibility to provide a safe and secure work environment for employees and contractors. Unfortunately, accidents and injuries happen, some of which could have been prevented.

Construction site accidents and related injuries are some of the most common in the Phoenix area. Often there are many subcontractors present at the same time and many different types of equipment and tools in use. Whether at a construction site, in an office, retail or other environment, worker safety is the responsibility of the employer, property owner, or management.

 

Work Related InjuryThis busy environment can lead to accidents and injuries such as:

Unsafe ConditionsUnsafe conditions
Falling ObjectsFalling objects
Faulty or misused equipmentFaulty or misused equipment
Vehicle accidents including trucks and heavy machineryVehicle accidents
Electrician accidentsElectrician accidents
Falls from scaffolding or roofsFalls from scaffolding or roofs






   

WHAT NEXT?

If you or someone you know has suffered a work related injury, it is important to take these steps RIGHT AWAY:
  1. Seek immediate medical attention.
  2. Report the accident to the police if needed.
  3. Contact our law firm for experienced representation and guidance on how to proceed.
  4. Take photos of your injuries and any damaged property and develop the photos immediately to ensure that they accurately represent the injury or damage.
  5. Collect any physical evidence such as clothing you were wearing or broken items. Keep receipts for items purchased.
  6. Continue with all follow up medical treatments on schedule as advised by a doctor.
  7. Obtain a doctor’s note for all time off of work.
  8. Do not speak to anyone about the accident.
  9. Do not give a written or recorded statement to an insurance representative either in person or over the phone.
  10. Make notes for yourself and your attorney.
Be sure to include:
Bulleted ListYour impressions of what happened in as much detail as possible.
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Bulleted ListNames and contact information for other people involved or who were witnesses.
Bulleted ListNotes about the condition of other people involved (seemed rushed, intoxicated, sleepy, etc.)
Bulleted ListNotes about what you heard others say about the injury.
Bulleted ListTake photos of the places or items involved in the injury, especially if a dangerous condition caused the injury.
Bulleted ListAdd to these notes as needed when new details are recalled.
Bulleted ListKeep daily notes of physical pain and discomfort as well as emotions you experience. Include changes to your normal well-spacerspacerbeing, such as sleep patterns, eating habits, or inability to function as you could before the injury.

IF YOU'VE BEEN INVOLVED IN A WORK RELATED INJURY!
DIAL (602) THE-WOLF

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