Workplace Injury Attorneys in Barboursville, WV
Count on Bailey Legal Services to help when you are hurt at work
You need to know that while you may be eligible for worker’s compensation, if an accident at work is the result of an employer’s recklessness, you may be entitled to additional compensation. Employers are responsible for operating a safe workplace. Bailey Legal Services can help determine if the accident was preventable.
Coal Mining Accidents: An Unfortunate West Virginia Specialty
The law office of Bailey Legal Services has the experience in WV to represent you if you have been injured on the job while working in a coal mine. If you have lost a loved one in a mining accident, we are here to help determine whether negligence played a part in that tragedy. Mining accidents are not always preventable, but our attorneys will work hard to protect the rights of miners and their families.
Some of the common causes of mining accidents are:
- Gas Leaks
- Dust Explosions
- Collapsing Mine Stopes
- Seismic Activity
- Mechanical Errors
- Improper Use of Explosives
Some of the more common types of injuries mine workers experience are:
usually a result from explosions or fires related to methane gas leaks.
often due to faulty equipment and inadequate working conditions.
Crush injuries -
accidents can result in broken bones, fractures, internal bleeding and organ problems.
Give the compassionate attorneys at Bailey Legal Services a call to review your needs regarding workplace injuries.