Posted on behalf of Henness & Haight on Dec 29, 2016 in Workers' Compensation News
The number of workplace deaths caused by an occupational injury rose to 4,836 fatalities in 2015, a slight increase from the previous year.
If you have lost a loved one due to a fatal workplace injury, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, funeral expenses, and pain and suffering. The skilled workers’ compensation attorneys at Henness & Haight will pursue your legal claim and work to maximize compensation for your family. Our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis and will review your claim through a free, no obligation consultation.
According to the annual Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:
The CFOI report also detailed increases in deaths for age groups, demographics and ethnicities:
The U.S. Secretary of Labor has stated these deaths illustrate the pressing need for the nation’s employers to protect workers by providing the safe working environments.
Call 844.613.6275 if you have been denied a workers’ compensation claim.