A construction worker was critically injured after falling 20 feet from a scissor lift to a concrete floor on Wednesday. According to authorities, the 45 -year-old worker fell in an industrial incident at a facility located in the 1800 block of Highway 5A in Canada. He was transported to Royal Inland Hospital where he later underwent surgery.
Work Safe B.C. and the Kamloops RCMP have launched a joint investigation which police say is ongoing.
When you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury on the job, it can be an agonizing experience not just for the person who has been injured, but for their family as well. With the high cost of medical treatment, and the potential loss of income for being off the job recovering from their injuries, the bills can pile up quickly.
While the money awarded in a worker’s compensation settlement can give some relief to injured workers and their families, more often than not, it is nowhere near enough money to cover all expenses incurred after an accident. That’s when having a qualified and experienced attorney working for you can help you get the compensation you deserve.
Before signing any sort of statement with either your insurance provider or your employer, call the law offices of Auger and Auger first. When you call, we will schedule an appointment for you to meet with an attorney about your on the job injury. We can serve as your point of contact when dealing with insurance companies and all other legal entities so that you can concentrate on your recovery.
Give us a call and speak with us today. We can help. Your initial consultation and legal analysis are completely free.