The Workers Compensation lawyers at Greg Coleman Law are helping victims who were injured on the job. Oftentimes, workers who have been injured on the job are unaware of their rights and the workers compensation benefits they are entitled to. To find out more about workers compensation lawsuits, visit www.gregcolemanlaw.com.
Tennessee employers are responsible for providing a safe environment, and when a work related accident occurs, the employee should not be held liable. The Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) states that every year in America, about 3.3 million people suffer from a workplace injury from which they will never recover. About one-fifth of these injuries are construction-related. In 2010 alone, 4,547 workers were killed while on the job. The Workers Compensation Attorneys at Greg Coleman Law are urging victims to know their rights. Its imperative to consult with an experienced attorney to explore possible legal options.
According to the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Division of Workers Compensation, the following employers are subject to Workers Compensation laws; all employers with five or more full or part time employees, all employers engaged in the mining and production of coal with one or more employees, and all contractors in the construction industry with one or more employee.
The benefits of workers compensation provide security for those who are recovering from a work place injury. If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident during work, contact the Tennessee personal injury attorneys at Greg Colman Law for a free case evaluation.