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Traumatic Workplace Injury

Workplace accidents and injuries can happen in any industry or occupation. Some workers are at greater risk for traumatic accidents including construction workers, laborers, industrial and warehouse workers, drivers, nursing home and elder care workers and farm workers.

If you have suffered traumatic injuries from a workplace accident, our Springfield workers’ compensation attorneys can help you seek the damages to which you are entitled. Kanoski Bresney is dedicated to personal injury and workers’ compensation claims. To learn more, please call (217) 523-7742 to schedule a free consultation with our Illinois injury attorneys.

Most Common Causes of Traumatic Workplace Injuries

There are countless dangers in the workplace. Some of the most common causes of injury and wrongful death include:

  • slip-and-fall accidents
  • vehicle accidents
  • falling objects
  • fires or explosiona
  • contact with electrical or gas lines
  • defective machinery or tool accidents
  • heavy equipment collapse
  • falls from ladders
  • scaffolds or elevated heights
  • warehouse accidents
  • structural collapse
  • defective safety equipment
  • inadequate safety procedures and lack of training

Most Common Traumatic Workplace Injuries

Traumatic accidents tend to cause serious injuries such as:

  • Brain injuries
  • Back, neck and spinal injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Burns and electric shock
  • Loss of vision or hearing
  • Scarring and disfigurement
  • Fractures
  • Amputations

Springfield Workplace Injury Lawyers

Regardless of the cause of your work accident, you should be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. If a negligent third party was responsible for the accident, we can consider bringing a separate personal injury suit against that party. We have offices in Bloomington, Champaign, Decatur, Macomb, Pekin, Quincy, Rushville and Springfield. For a free consultation, please call (217) 523-7742.