On-the-job injuries can happen in any workplace, not just in mines or industrial sites. Workplace injuries can happen at routine office jobs, retail establishments or restaurants.
The workplace injury attorneys at Whittel & Melton are committed to fighting for St. Petersburg injured workers' rights in cases involving:
- Injuries caused by commercial auto accidents
- Workplace violence
- Slip, Trips or Falls
- Fires and explosions
- Exposure to toxic substances
If you've been hurt on the job, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and lost wages, outside of what is covered by workers compensation.
For example, our St. Petersburg workplace injury attorneys have brought claims against third parties, who are not our client’s employer, in scenarios where a delivery driver is injured in a collision while making a delivery for an employer, against the at-fault truck driver. Or, in situations where an employee slips, trips or falls, in the parking lot of his workplace, or perhaps offsite during a job, the owner of the building may be liable for injuries.
In certain instances, our attorneys may file a personal injury lawsuit directly against the employer if the employer has committed intentional or egregious conduct that resulted in the employee’s injury or death.
When a workers are injured by a defective product, our St. Petersburg Workplace Accident attorneys may sue the manufacturer of the product for clients damages.Let Us Help You
If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages under Florida law.
At Whittel & Melton, we are committed to helping accident victims in Pinellas County.
Please contact a St. Petersburg workplace injury attorney at Whittel & Melton online or call 813-221-3200 to set up a free consultation and to discuss your case. We can help you understand what you can expect from the Florida legal system.