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October 2016 Archives

Injured in an electrical accident? Help is available.

There are certain industries in which employees are at greater risk of experiencing injuries due to electrical hazards. An electrical accident can leave a victim with serious or even fatal injuries. When such an accident occurs, those negatively affected -- whether they reside in North Carolina or elsewhere -- may seek legal assistance in their fight to obtain full compensation for their losses.

Trucker in North Carolina suffers severe on-the-job injury

A serious truck accident recently occurred in North Carolina and nearly killed the driver. According to reports, the trucker suffered a severe on-the-job injury when his breaks failed, causing his vehicle to leave the road. Thanks to witnesses to the crash, this individual was pulled to safety.

Workers' compensation: Accidents may be concern in North Carolina

Working with any type of equipment may run the risk of the equipment malfunctioning and individuals being negatively affected. This risk does not apply just to heavy machinery used on construction sites. Individuals could be injured or killed under a variety of circumstances while on the job, and if such outcomes do result, individuals or their families may be entitled to workers' compensation.

Work accident risk higher in certain industries

When employed in certain fields, North Carolina workers face a higher risk of work-related accidents and injuries. Despite the inherently high-risk nature of certain jobs, employers have the responsibility to make safety a priority and eliminate unnecessary risks to employees. With an intentional effort, it is possible to reduce the chances that an individual is injured in a work accident.