Industrial Accident Attorneys Serving Louisiana
Louisiana is known as being a hub for natural gas and oil processing. Although this industry boosts the state’s economy, it’s dangerous work. Even with the numerous rules and regulations meant to keep employees safe, explosions, fires and more still occur.
If you’re an industrial worker in Louisiana who has suffered an injury due to an accident in your workplace, AKD is on your side. Believe it or not, these accidents are preventable. Let us help you fight for your rights and receive the results you deserve.
Common Causes of Industrial Accidents & Related Injuries
There are many reasons why industrial accidents occur. Some of the most common include:
- Inadequate equipment maintenance
- Improper employee training and assistance
- Neglecting to provide the proper safety equipment required for industrial work
- Failure to maintain a safe and clean working environment
Plant explosions, toxic fumes and equipment failure can cause severe and life-altering injuries. Among these accidents, common injuries include:
- Severe head and brain trauma
- Spinal cord injuries
- Bone breaks and dislocations
- Severe burns
- Chemical inhalation and exposure
- Wrongful death
According to OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 5,147 workers were killed on the job in 2017, averaging out to 14 deaths each day. Out of these deaths, most occurred due to a fall, being struck by an object, being electrocuted or being caught between equipment.
Injured in an Industrial Accident? Speak with an Injury Specialist.
Have you been injured in an industrial accident? You need an injury specialist to help you receive the compensation you deserve. At AKD Law, we are the injury specialists of Louisiana, providing our resources and dedication to your case. We understand how personal injury and workplace injury work and have won many cases throughout our past on behalf of injured employees.