West Virginia Workplace Accidents Lawyers
Falling Object Injuries in the Workplace
If you have suffered serious injury caused by a falling object, get legal
counsel from a West Virginia workplace accident lawyer immediately. Injuries
from falling objects can be permanent and life-threatening. The lawyers
at the firm have 30 years of experience and success in personal injury
law. The firm is focused on
workplace accidents, including those involving falling objects. The firm has recovered millions
of dollars for their clients, and has been nationally recognized for their
litigation skills. Your attorney will be the aggressive advocate you need
whether your case can be settled through negotiations or at trial.
The firm recognizes that no matter where you work, whether it is in an
office or on a construction site, there are certain situations in which
there is danger from falling objects. When objects are improperly or insecurely
stored, others are put at risk of injury. Failing to properly warn fellow
workers of work-in-progress overhead, failing to post signs alerting others
of the danger of falling objects, or attempting to move objects and materials
in a place where there are people below could easily cause a fatal workplace
accident. Some of the most common causes of falling object injuries in
the workplace include:
Hand-held equipment and tools being dropped from a higher level;
Loose or improperly stacked boxes becoming displaced and toppling over;
Lack of proper safety gear and equipment;
Lack of signage warning about the potential dangers, and
Structural collapses, as sometimes seen in
coal mining accidents.
The weight and size of the object will impact the severity of the injuries
caused, although even a small object dropped from a high height can cause
Injured by a falling object? Call a West Virginia workplace accident attorney.
Suffering a work-related injury from a falling object can be devastating
to both your physical and financial health. If you have been injured by
a falling object, filing a lawsuit or claim will help you recover the
compensation you need.
Call an attorney at Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC for assistance.