Industrial accidents can occur in any job environment, but they are especially common in construction, manufacturing, chemical processing, warehouse and refinery settings.
If you were injured in an industrial accident while on the job, Chattanooga, Tennessee, workers’ compensation attorney Herbert Thornbury can advise you on your legal options. Some injured workers may benefit by seeking financial compensation for medical expenses and lost wages through a workers’ compensation claim.
If the industrial accident that caused your injuries was the result of defective machinery or the negligence of a third party such as a subcontractor, coworker or facility owner, your best option for recovering money for medical costs, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and other damages may be through a personal injury lawsuit.
Industrial accident injuries are often the result of incidents including:
- Contact with hazardous objects or equipment
- Faulty machinery
- Construction accidents
- Crane or scaffolding accidents
- Electric shock
- Exposure to toxic substances
Industrial accidents may result in catastrophic injuries such as traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and severe burn injuries that necessitate long-term medical care.
If you suffered injury due to a workplace industrial accident, please contact Herbert Thornbury for your free workers’ compensation claim consultation. Workers’ compensation attorney Herbert Thornbury is dedicated to helping injured workers from the Chattanooga, Tennessee, area.