WORK RELATED INJURIES

Passionate About Protecting Your Rights

At Dial & Associates PC, in Anaheim Hills, California, we are dedicated to helping injured workers from all walks of life obtain the compensation and benefits they deserve. We offer caring, compassionate representation rooted in more than 30 years of experience.

We understand complex injuries and cumulative injuries as well as other types of work related injury. Our goal in every case is to help our client get the medical care and workers’ compensation benefits the client deserves.

Types of California Workers' Comp Claims

There are 2 different workers comp claim types acknowledged by California workers compensation law. The first is a specific injury claim and is caused by a single, isolated incident that resulted in your injury. This can involve a work related car accident or a workplace slip and fall accident. The second type of claim is a repetitive trauma claim and this is the culmination of repetitive stresses to a certain body part or area of the body that inflicts the injury over time. Examples are carpal tunnel syndrome due to constant typing and back, knee or joint problems due to repetitive bending or lifting at work.

Roof Accidents

There are many ways a worker can get hurt or injured while working on the job in California. A common, and extremely dangerous, accident that can occur is falling from a roof. Falling from a roof while working can cause serious and catastrophic injuries to the victim. If you, or a loved one, have been injured in an on the job injury in southern California it behooves you to consult with an experienced workers compensation attorney.

Causes Of Roof Falls

Contractors, subcontractors and property owners should take great caution to make their work environments safe for workers. This is not always done and accidents can happen. Causes of workers falling from roofs can be:

  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Railing accidents
  • Faulty plank accidents
  • Harness accidents
  • Worker negligence or carelessness
  • Scaffolding Accidents

In Orange County, commercial, residential and industrial construction projects are always being developed. This is true for inland areas such as Fullerton, Rancho Santa Margarita, Mission Viejo and the beach areas. Business owners and investors renovating their properties, new buildings being erected, and residential neighborhood construction are all examples of these projects. While maintaining an existing structure or building is good for economic and financial reasons it also presents a dangerous situation for severe personal injury to occur. Scaffolding accidents are very common and extremely dangerous accidents on construction sites.

Causes Of Scaffolding Accidents

Scaffolding accidents can be attributed to a variety of reasons. Some are related to human error and carelessness. Others may be attributed to faulty equipment assembly or defective products. Common causes of scaffolding accidents include:

  • Slips & Falls
  • Scaffolding Collapses
  • Falling or Unsecured Debris
  • Poor, Improper or Faulty Assembly
  • Negligent Maintenance or Inspection
  • Scissor Lift Accidents

A scissor lift machine is a motorized scaffold that is commonly used in construction and industrial workplace settings in Delaware. While this machine makes reaching and working in high places manageable it can also be incredibly dangerous if involved in an accident. Proper training, use and safety precautions must be employed when using a scissor lift machine. If they are not an accident can occurs. The consequences can be severe and even life threatening. If you, or a loved one, have been the victim of an on the job injury in Orange County, California you should contact an experienced personal injury lawyer regarding your legal rights.

Scissor Lift Accidents And Injuries

Injuries from scissor lift accidents typically occur from the following types of scissor lift accidents:

  • Tip Over Accidents
  • Collapse Accidents
  • Falls From Scissor Lift
  • Electrocution Accidents
  • Workplace Sidewalk Accidents

All Orange County businesses, corporations, employers and business owners have a legal obligation and responsibility to properly maintain all areas of their property. This including parking lots, driveways and sidewalks. Accidents that can occur at places of employment are numerous. Some are due to human error, poor management and maintenance practices as well as hazardous property conditions. These accidents can ultimately lead to life altering injuries that can take significant amounts of time, energy and money to recover from. Being injured while at work can make you very vulnerable physically, emotionally and financially.

Accidents Due to Explosions

In the Orange County area there are numerous manufacturing plants, industrial plants and construction companies where one can work. These employment settings can also be the scene of tragic work related accidents or work related injuries. A very serious type of work related injury is an explosion injury or explosion related accident. More often than not negligence is the cause of an explosion in the workplace. This negligence can be in the form of low management standards, poorly maintained equipment, improper training or defective equipment.

Workplace explosions can be caused by a variety of factors and practices such as:

  • OSHA Violations
  • HazMat Violations
  • Spray Paint Explosions
  • Defective Wiring
  • Faulty Wiring
  • Gas Leaks
  • Defective Products
  • Flammable Dust
  • Accidental Mixing Of Explosive Chemicals

Causes and types of property liability accidents are:

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Assault/Sexual Assault
  • Sinkhole Accidents
  • Pothole Accidents
  • Slips/Trips/Falls On Broken Sidewalks
  • Inadequate Lighting Accidents
  • Negligent Security Accidents

Passionate About Protecting Your Rights

At Dial & Associates PC, in Anaheim Hills, California, we are dedicated to helping injured workers from all walks of life obtain the compensation and benefits they deserve. We offer caring, compassionate representation rooted in more than 30 years of experience.
We understand complex injuries and cumulative injuries as well as other types of work related injury. Our goal in every case is to help our client get the medical care and workers’ compensation benefits the client deserves.

Workplace Slip & Fall Accidents

At work we often engage in non-work related activities such as talking and socializing. Not focusing on the tasks at hand can sometimes result in work related injuries that can end in lost work time as well as lost wages. These injuries in the workplace can be an end result of many things such as carelessness, improper or negligent safety precautions, repetitive motions and faulty equipment. These same causes can result in numerous types of accidents as well. A very common type of accident in the workplace is a slip & fall. Slip and falls at work may occur in any type of work environment ranging from an office setting to a construction site or manufacturing plant.

Slips and falls in the workplace can be caused by many different factors. Some causes include: inadequate lighting, wet or slippery floors, negligence & carelessness, tripping over objects in aisles or walkways. Some less common causes of slips and falls at work are defective products such as ladders or scaffolds and improperly maintained or poorly constructed equipment.

Unparalleled Client Service

When you are already coping with financial, physical and emotional struggles in the aftermath of a work-related injury, the last thing you need is a lawyer who treats you like a case number or file rather than a person. Our firm was founded on a commitment to excellence in client service. Our clients are at the center of our practice. Our team prides itself in seeing our clients as family not as case number.

You will find our attorney Stephen Dial and his team approachable, personable and friendly. We understand the struggles you are facing, and we will strive to help you feel comfortable and at-ease from the moment you enter our office.

If you have been injured while at work in any type of workers’ compensation accident contact the Orange County Workers Compensation Accident Attorney at Dial & Associates P.C., Steve Dial and his staff have many years experience handling work related injury claims in Orange County, California. With many years practicing personal injury law in southern California he will use his experience and expertise to get you the fair and just compensation to which you are entitled.

Mr. Dial and his staff will determine the true value of your claim based on your injuries, cause of accident, lost work time and wages, diminished quality of life and medical expenses. With this information he will fight relentlessly to get you the compensation and benefits you deserve.

With our help you don’t have to worry about how you will pay for treatment

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