As Alabama’s “Rocket City,”Huntsville employs thousands in the science and technology industry, as well as in other industries.
Unfortunately, injuries can happen no matter what type of industry you work in, whether it is science, manufacturing, service, health care, or construction. They can come as a result of an accident or illness.
If you’ve been injured while at work in Huntsville, you may have heard that you need to file workers’compensation and that this avenue is the only option available to you. However, that is not necessarily the case.
It’s important to talk to a personal injury lawyer to understand your rights and options after a workplace injury. Depending on your unique situation, you may have to file for compensation through workers’compensation in Alabama. Or you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit if your situation involves any of the following:
- You were injured by a defective product at work
- You were injured by a toxic substance
- You were injured by your employer’s intentional or egregious behavior
- You were injured by a third party
- Your employer doesn’t have workers’compensation insurance
After a workplace injury, make sure to seek medical attention and then call a Huntsville, AL personal injury attorney to talk about your options.
At Martinson & Beason, P.C., we’re here to help you through this difficult time. We want to get you the compensation you need to pay your bills and get back on your feet. Contact us today for a free, confidential consultation with an experienced lawyer from Madison County.