Food Service Industry Workers and Workers’ Compensation
From the teen working in a fast food drive-through to the server or chef
at a five-star restaurant, there is a multitude of positions that one
can hold in the food industry. Regardless of the exclusivity of the establishment
where you are employed, there are a number of common potential risks associated
with the restaurant industry. Knowledge of common workplace dangers can
help to stay safe and to know what to watch for, as well as what your
employer is prepared for regarding workers’ compensation.
If you’ve been injured at work as a restaurant or food industry employee
and you are seeking compensation, it pays to discuss your injury with
a qualified Glendale workers’ compensation attorney from our team
at the Law Offices of Wax & Wax. We can help you get the settlement
you deserve and need to get back on your feet after an accident.
Common Food Industry
Working in the food industry often involves spills and messes, exposure
to extreme heat and cold, dealing with a fast-paced work environment,
and exposure to dangerous equipment. These workplace risks can result
in injuries from mild to severe.
Common workplace injuries for food service workers include:
- Cuts and lacerations from kitchen knives, serving utensils, or other dangerous
- Burns from ovens, plates, stoves, or other appliances and serving equipment
- Overexertion injuries such as sprains, strains, back injuries, neck injuries
or carpal tunnel
- Broken bones do to slip and fall accidents
- Illness due to toxic exposure
- Hearing loss
- Injury from carrying or lifting heavy objects
You Deserve to Recover Without Financial Stress
Whether you are suffering from a burn, cut, or repetitive stress injury,
you deserve to recover and heal while not undergoing financial duress.
Your workers’ compensation claim should not be a source of stress,
and our team can help you handle the legal process of securing a settlement
on your behalf. We know how frustrating it can be to fight for the coverage
of medical expenses and lost wages that result from a work accident. Our
team of qualified Glendale workers’ comp attorneys have the experience
needed to ensure that you are treated fairly by insurance companies and
Contact our team
to discuss your case at (818) 946-0608.