Injured on the Job? Know Your Rights.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workplace injuries and fatalities have been on the rise in recent years. Most states in the U.S. require employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance in some form, but there are a variety of exceptions and exemptions. In Missouri, employers in the construction industry are required to carry workers’ comp insurance with as little as one employee, while in other areas, the employer must carry insurance if there are five or more employees. Regardless of workers’ compensation insurance issues, a very serious or fatal workplace injury may involve intricate sources of liability; besides the inherent risks of some workplaces, liability may lay with the manufacturer of defective equipment, a worker at the job location from another employer, or any number of factors. Ensuring the protection of rights for severely injured workers or surviving members of a worker who was killed on the job means having the help of an experienced and knowledgeable workplace injury attorney as soon as possible.

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Choose a Workplace Injury Lawyer with Presley & Presley

Our Kansas City firm, Presley & Presley Trial Attorneys, has decades of experience handling catastrophic injury, insurance bad faith, and other serious personal injury cases nationwide. Our award-winning team is passionate about helping people get justice and recover what was taken from them. Partnering with us means creating a strong team that big corporations and their insurers cannot ignore. We strive to recover peace of mind and safety for the community through fierce advocacy and highly skilled, effective litigation. We focus on a small number of cases at any given time rather than handling a large volume of cases so we can expertly guide clients through a traumatic experience and get them the most successful outcome possible. Your battle is our battle and when you partner with us, you are choosing the firm that insurance companies respect and fear.

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We are Stronger Together Consult with Presley & Presley

When you need seasoned legal skills, powerful resources, and a nationwide reputation for litigating prowess, contact us. We understand what is on the line for those who have suffered a serious workplace injury or lost a loved one and we are on a mission to help return some peace of mind. When you need a partnership that will maximize compensation and get justice, we are here. We have successfully obtained tens of millions in settlements for damages such as:

  • Current and Continuing Medical Expenses
  • Physical Therapy
  • Cost of At-Home Care
  • Cost of Special Medical Equipment
  • Lost Wages
  • Loss of Earning Potential
  • Disability and Disfigurement
  • Pain and Suffering
  • Wrongful Death
  • And More
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Fatal and Non-Fatal Workplace Accidents Caused by Negligence

Employers have a duty to ensure the safety of the premises and activities of an employee’s work. OSHA and other agencies lay out guidelines for safety training, equipment, and standards to help in this capacity. Unfortunately, lax safety protocols, lapses in inspections, improperly trained employees, co-worker negligence, defective equipment, or poorly maintained machinery can all result in catastrophe. A Bureau of Labor Statistics Report for recent years shows the following as the most common causes of death and serious injury on the job:

  1. Transportation accidents
  2. Falls
  3. Exposure to Harmful Substances and Environments
  4. Violence and Animal Attacks
  5. Contact with Objects and Equipment
  6. Fires and Explosions

Insurance company denying your workplace injury claim?

Part of ensuring that a plaintiff receives a just settlement for all damages is doing a thorough investigation to determine sources of liability. Our workplace injury attorney enlists the help of specialists and experts to prove who was at fault for what happened—it may be that multiple parties share liability. A workers’ compensation insurance company or other insurer may try to deny fault and blame fault on something else or even the worker. We work hard so our investigation procedure leaves no room for trying to shift responsibility. It is not uncommon for insurers to reconsider their position and offer a more appropriate settlement when Presley & Presley come to the negotiation table.

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A Workplace Injury Attorney that makes sure You are Heard

Contact Presley & Presley in Kansas City from anywhere in the U.S. to schedule a time to discuss your case with an experienced workplace accident attorney. We are dedicated to getting justice to victims of negligence. Our track record of substantial judgments speaks to our profound understanding of your case and ability to ensure your story is heard.

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