Workplace Injuries

Suffering an injury at your workplace can be a life-altering event, leaving you with physical, emotional, and financial challenges. As a dedicated plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm, we are here to support you on your journey to seek justice and fair compensation for your workplace injuries. Our mission is to guide you through the legal process, empower you with knowledge, and help you regain control of your life.

Understanding Workplace Injuries

Workplace injuries can happen in any industry and occupation. From slip and falls to repetitive stress injuries, exposure to harmful substances, and accidents involving machinery, you have the right to a safe work environment. When negligence or safety violations lead to your injury, you deserve compensation.

Your Rights as an Injured Worker

Injured workers have the right to seek compensation for various damages, including:

  1. Medical expenses: Costs for treatment, medication, rehabilitation, and ongoing care.
  2. Lost wages: Compensation for time off work during recovery.
  3. Pain and suffering: Physical and emotional distress resulting from the injury.
  4. Permanent disability: Compensation for long-term or permanent impairments.
  5. Retraining costs: If the injury prevents you from returning to your previous job.
Navigating Workers’ Compensation

In many cases, workers’ compensation provides financial benefits to employees injured on the job. While workers’ comp offers certain benefits, it may not fully cover all your losses. Additionally, in some cases, you may be able to pursue a personal injury claim against a third party whose negligence contributed to your injury.

Third-Party Liability Claims

If a third party, such as a manufacturer of faulty equipment or a subcontractor, played a role in your workplace injury, you may have the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against them. This allows you to seek compensation beyond what workers’ compensation provides.

Why Choose Us
  1. Experience: Our skilled personal injury attorneys have extensive experience handling workplace injury cases and we partner with experienced local counsel to help you navigate the complexities of workers’ compensation laws.
  2. Dedication: We are committed to protecting your rights and fighting for the compensation you deserve.
  3. Advocacy: Our team will build a strong case, collect evidence, consult experts, and negotiate on your behalf to secure the best possible outcome.
  4. Compassion: We understand the physical and emotional toll of workplace injuries. Our compassionate approach ensures you have the support you need.
Contact Us

If you’ve been injured at your workplace, don’t delay seeking legal help. We are here to provide you with a free consultation to discuss your case, evaluate your options, and guide you through the process. Your well-being is our priority, and we’re ready to fight for the justice and compensation you deserve. Contact us today to take the first step toward rebuilding your life after a workplace injury.

Related Areas of Practice

In addition to workplace injury cases, our experienced attorneys have handled other cases involving:

  • Insurance Claims
  • Misclassification of Employees
  • Negligent Supervision and Training
  • Overtime Wages Claims
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Sexual Assault
  • Toxic Torts
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Termination

Miyashita & O’Steen’s personal injury attorneys serve and operate in all counties and islands in Hawaiʻi. Whether you have been injured in Hilo, Honolulu, Kahului, Kailua-Kona, Lihue, Pearl City, Waimea, or Waipahu, or somewhere in between, our attorneys are here for you. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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