Gary, Indiana is a great place to live and work. However, if you have been hurt on the job, you need an experienced Gary familiar work injury lawyer to represent you who is local and understands the industry in which you work.

An injury sustained while working can be devastating to a family. Lost wages and unpaid medical bills can make you feel helpless when you are unable to work. Employees have rights to be protected at work, and employers are required to provide a safe working environment. However, there are growing claims of employers negligently putting poorly trained people to work in unsafe working conditions on a daily basis.

One trend happening in the workforce is the common use of temporary labor in production environments. Typically, temporary staff are not as well trained and experienced as full-time staff. This increases the likelihood that the temporary employee could injure himself or cause injury to other workers. Additionally, the use of foreign labor that may have more difficulty understanding guidelines and safety instructions has contributed to additional workplace accidents resulting in injuries.

If you have been injured at work, the first step you should take is to make your management team aware of your injury. You will then need to file a worker’s compensation claim for your injuries and lost wages. After a full medical evaluation, you should be set up to begin receiving compensation payments.

If you are in a situation where your employer is denying any responsibility in your injury, it would be beneficial to contact a Gary focused work injury lawyer. An experienced attorney understands the key to winning a worker’s compensation claim is by proving that you were injured in an unsafe working environment while in the course and scope of your work and that no other circumstance accounts for your injury. Having an experienced attorney could also be instrumental in determining whether you are entitled to damages from the company’s insurance company or a third party.

Don’t let your family suffer financially another day. Contact the Law Offices of David W. Holub for help to get your life back.

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