North Carolina Workplace Accident Attorney

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As soon as possible after you’ve sustained an injury at work in North Carolina, get experienced legal counsel to pursue the financial benefits and resources you need to recover.

Contact the law firm of Poisson, Poisson & Bower, PLLC, for a free initial case evaluation where you can discuss your case with our experienced North Carolina work-related injury attorneys.

Our firm has offices in Wadesboro and Wilmington to serve injured workers across North Carolina. For three generations, our lawyers have empowered injured employees to seek the full financial recovery they deserve. Let our North Carolina workers’ compensation attorneys help you.

NC Jobs with High Injury Risks

Although any job comes with injury risks – even seemingly “safe” jobs – some industries and occupations expose workers to increased danger, including:

  • Forestry and logging workers
  • Construction workers
  • Roofers
  • Electricians
  • Firefighters, police officers, and EMS workers
  • Nurses and other healthcare workers
  • Utility workers
  • Truck drivers and delivery workers
  • Waste collection workers

Common Causes of Work Injuries in NC

Workers in North Carolina face various accident risks at work. Some of the top causes of workplace injuries include:

  • Slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accidents
  • Falls from heights
  • Falling objects
  • Crush accidents
  • Machinery entanglement
  • Fires and explosions
  • Contact with hot surfaces
  • Building collapses
  • Electrocution
  • Toxic exposure
  • Viral or bacterial infection
  • Asbestos exposure
  • Repetitive motions
  • Overexertion
  • Ladder and scaffolding accidents
  • Defective tools, equipment, or machinery
  • Forklift accidents
  • Crane accidents
  • Assaults and workplace violence