Man Injured in Oliver Springs Work Accident
Oliver Springs, TN (December 23, 2020) An alderman was airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center on December 23rd after a workplace accident injured the man’s left arm and hands. Since being airlifted, the man’s vital signs have been reported to be in good condition. The injury to the man’s left arm and hand, however, is reported to be catastrophic in nature. A team of physicians navigated the man through surgery to repair his arm. Details about what caused the accident remain uncertain.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2019, a total of 5,333 workers died as a result of work-related injuries. This marked a 2 percent increase from 2018. The number of workers who were injured in workplace accidents in 2019 was much larger. Workplace accidents can take myriad forms, but some of the most common ways in which these accidents occur include slips and falls, muscle strains, falling object accidents, repetitive strain injuries, crashes, collisions, cuts, lacerations, toxic substance exposure, and getting caught or stuck in machinery.
Promptly Obtain the Assistance of a Workplace Accident Attorney
When workplace accidents occur, they can leave men and women incapable of carrying out the profession in which they were engaged. As a result, it is common to end up facing various financial hardships after a workplace accident including lost wages and large medical bills. If someone else is responsible for your workplace accident, you should not hesitate to speak with an experienced attorney. Contact Fox Willis Burnette PLLC today for assistance.
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