Unsafe Workplace Attorney In Huntington

Employers have a duty to maintain a safe and healthy work environment. Many state and federal laws and agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), regulate the manner in which employers not only maintain their premises, but educate their employees about health and safety risks.

With more than 65 years of combined legal experience, the attorneys at Huntington-based Cyrus, Adkins & Walker, Attorneys at Law , provide compassionate and effective legal advice and counsel to injured workers throughout West Virginia.

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Being injured in a workplace accident can be traumatic. Many find themselves permanently disabled and no longer able to perform the job they held prior to the accident. Expensive and ongoing medical treatments may also make it hard to make ends meet.

If you have been injured due to an OSHA violation — such as removing a safety lever or guard — or an unsafe working condition, you may be entitled to compensation above that available under West Virginia's workers' compensation laws.

Common conditions that contribute to an unsafe work environment include:

  • Removing safety guards, switches or levers
  • Removing safety warnings
  • Poor lighting
  • Failure to properly maintain machinery and equipment
  • Failure to mark slippery surfaces
  • Failure to adequately warn workers of health and safety hazards
  • Failure to provide proper ventilation

At Cyrus, Adkins & Walker, Attorneys at Law , we put clients first. We understand the greater impact a physical injury can have on your life. Together, we will help you obtain the compensation you need to treat your physical injuries, reduce financial strain and move forward with your life.

OSHA Violations: Ignoring Safety Regulations

OSHA lays out specific rules and regulations that employers must follow to keep their workers safe. When employers remove safety devices or otherwise disregard safety rules to increase production and reduce costs, it is the employees who get hurt.

Ignoring safety procedures not only results in physical injuries that cause you to miss work and lose wages, but serious, permanent injuries may leave you disabled for life. At Cyrus, Adkins & Walker, Attorneys at Law , we help those injured due to an employer's OSHA violation recover the compensation they need to obtain medical treatment, make up for lost wages and support their families.

If you were injured due to an unsafe workplace, contact the Huntington lawyers at Cyrus, Adkins & Walker, Attorneys at Law . Call us today at 304-521-1582 or toll free at 888-594-7284.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:Do I have to pay for hiring experts, depositions, and other expenses of getting my case to trial?

A:At Cyrus & Adkins, we will advance all costs necessary for the development and presentation of your case. In the event of a successful recovery, whether by settlement or verdict, these necessary costs and expenses are reimbursable to our firm.

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