Current U.S. law thoroughly protects workers or employees at both the federal and state level; regardless of their personal situation, all employees have employment rights and benefits that every company must fulfill, including that of fair and safe conditions on the job. Labor compensation is a remuneration that the worker is entitled to if he or she has suffered some mishap or accident while performing daily work. This remuneration includes disability (temporary or permanent) and medical assistance, among other benefits. Grupo MedLegal has successfully represented cases of people seeking labor compensation, such as these:
After working for 3 years as a restaurant server in New Jersey, an employee began to develop significant pain in her back, feet, and mid-section. She reported her injuries, but her employer ignored her requests for treatment.
On February 27 in New York City, while cutting vegetables, a food service worker suffered a deep cut down to the tendon of his ring finger. Unfortunately, he was an informal employee, off the payroll, and he required urgent surgery.
On December 21, while cleaning with a strong chemical, an employee from Los Angeles, California suffered burns to her right hand and arm.
On March 11, a fumigation employee in Chicago injured left hand, wrist, arm and elbow when he slipped on oil and fell in an establishment that had contracted his services. He reported his accident and was taken to the doctor, but after two months of treatment without any improvement, he decided to take his health into his own hands.
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on February 26, a demolition worker injured his right eye and nose when one of the cables he was cutting swung back and hit him in the face.
Grupo MedLegal handled all of these cases, providing legal representation as well as the free medical treatment needed to recover from their injuries. Our offices can be found in major cities across the United States.