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OSHA Violations

OSHA Violations & Workplace Injuries

Many work environments pose great risks to employees. For this reason, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, often referred to as OSHA, has designed strict safety and health standards to protect employees in their various work zones. Unfortunately, this does not always stop fatalities and injuries from occurring.

While many places enforce OSHA standards, many other workplaces would not meet these OSHA standards if a representative were to visit the establishment. As a result, these dangerous workplaces and unhealthy environments increase the potential of injured or deceased employees. In fact, OSHA reported that in 2013, 4,585 employees were killed on the job.

If you have suffered an injury or the loss of a loved one in a preventable workplace accident, you may be able to obtain compensation to cover medical expenses, emotional distresses, and more.

Contact The Daspit Law Firm to acquire more about your legal opportunities through a work accident claim or lawsuit.

Common OSHA Violations

According to OSHA, there are four common workplace accidents which cause deaths every year. These are often referred to as the “Fatal Four.” These include the following: fall accidents, electrocution accidents, struck by an object accidents, and caught-in or caught-between accidents. Unfortunately, many of these injuries and deaths were preventable if the appropriate OSHA standards were met. Some other common workplace safety violations include:

  • Improper fall protection
  • Improper or lack of respiratory protection
  • Improper or exposed electrical wiring and system designs
  • Lack of or improper machine guarding
  • Unstable ladders

While some injuries caused by OSHA violations are not always severe, many of the unsafe conditions can lead to severe injuries and death. For this reason, it is important that employers and corporations protect their employees by making sure OSHA standards are met in every area of the workplace at all times.

Why You Need a Workplace Injury Lawyer

After an accident or death of a family member, you might find it difficult to pay medical bills or deal with emotional distress. With an Austin workplace injury attorney on your side, you can rest assured that someone is looking out for your best interest emotionally, economically, and physically.

When you work with our firm, we are able to investigate the accident detail by detail, collect evidence of OSHA violations, and determine the cause of your accidents to obtain the maximum compensation you deserve.

Just a Few Reasons to
Choose The Daspit Law Firm

  • We Get to Know Clients on a Personal Level
  • There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
  • We Make Home and Hospital Visits for Clients
  • Our Firm Offers Free and Confidential Case Reviews
  • We're Available 24/7, At Night and On Weekends

What Our
Clients Are Saying

  • What a great experience at Daspit Law Firm!

    “What a great experience at Daspit Law Firm! While on vacation a few months ago I had the misfortune of being hit from behind while driving back from Austin. I had several back and neck problems caused by the accident. After the insurance company of the driver did not cover my expenses only weeks after the accident I then called Daspit Law Firm. Best decision I ever made! They not only got all of my medical visits taken care of, but I also received extra for my time lost from my job! I will definitely recommend the team at the Daspit Law Firm.”

    Cara M.

  • Jeff has done amazing and been in constant communication. Highly recommend!

    “I was uneasy about even talking to a lawyer because I don't trust them but after visiting the Daspit Law firm for a consultation I have changed my mind.”

    Jared L.

  • Mr Grinsfelder at Daspit Law firm took good care of me.

    “Mr Grinsfelder at Daspit Law firm took good care of me. I had a bad accident while on my job and was worried how I would take care of my family but he fixed everything. I am very happy I called Daspit Law and worked with Mr Grinsfelder. God bless you!”

    Victor M.

  • This is the best law practice in the whole world !!

    “This is the best law practice in the whole world !! They made it so easy for me and my wife to get back our lives after my accident. I was worried day and night about my family, how would we keep our house, feed the kids, pay for college? They walked us through everything and took care of us, my wife said it was the smartest thing I ever did besides marry her.”

    Thomas L.

  • I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised with my experience with Robert at Daspit

    “I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised with my experience with Robert at Daspit Law. There was no fast talking gimmick type techniques used. Robert was actually very personable and answered all my questions and made me feel comfortable through out the whole process. Highly recommend Robert!”

    Shawn B.