English Lloyd & Armenta: Your Palm Springs Personal Injury Lawyers
For over 40 years, English Lloyd & Armenta has been protecting the workers in Palm Desert. We are experts in the California workers’ compensation system, and we can help you navigate any injuries or damages that occur at work. With our expertise and lengthy experience in personal injury cases, you have access to comprehensive legal services for your personal injury claim.
Because many firms don’t employ a restaurant lawyer, we have the unique ability to help Palm Springs restaurant workers. We have direct experience in restaurant personal injury cases, while many other attorneys in the area do not offer these services. Our clients benefit from this niche expertise, and our experience is reflected in our exemplary track record.
We fight for Palm Springs restaurant workers because we understand the demands and dangers that come with service positions. We value your work, and we will fight diligently for your rights.
What Is a Restaurant Accident Case?
Many people don’t see restaurant jobs as being particularly dangerous when, in reality, they can be extremely risky. Personal injury law tends to leave these workers behind, despite the fact these injuries and accidents carry the same level of consequences and harm to those affected.
Restaurant accidents vary widely depending on the type of restaurant, the management, the cleanliness, and the protocol of the individual establishment. However, some common accidents include:
- Cuts from broken glass
- Slip and fall cases
- Broken bones
- Repetitive motion injuries
Restaurant workers frequently handle dangerous objects like drinking glasses and knives. Kitchens are also full of machinery and equipment that can do damage if it malfunctions or is used incorrectly. It does not take much for a restaurant environment to endanger its employees.
A restaurant accident case is a part of both workers’ compensation law and personal injury law. Workers who suffer an injury at work are often entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that all workplaces must have in the state of California. It helps pay for damages and lost wages if an employee gets hurt. When you’re hurt at work, your first step should be to file a workers’ compensation claim with your employer to make sure that you get the financial support that you need. If you have difficulty receiving workers’ compensation payments or believe you aren’t getting what you’re owed, an attorney can help.
Personal injury law is different when it comes to restaurant accidents. Though you can’t sue your employer in most cases, it may be possible to levy a personal injury case against another employee, patron, supplier, or third party who caused the accident through negligence or poor behavior. Just like any other personal injury case, the additional settlement can help you to rebuild your life and heal properly.