Employees at large fulfillment facility

Large facility employees are slowly realizing the unsafe conditions that are associated with working in these environments. These individuals, such as the workers at Amazon’s fulfillment facility in California, have documented that they face unsafe working conditions and that the speedy distribution of merchandise is prioritized over the health and well-being of the employees.

Injured Employee from a large fulfillment facility needing a Woonsocket personal injury lawyerIf you have sustained injuries at work, whether it be at a small or large company, do not hesitate to contact the experienced Woonsocket Personal Injury Lawyers at d’Oliveira & Associates. Our team of lawyers can assist you with your personal injury case and advise you how to proceed if you were injured at work. We do not charge any legal fees until you obtain a settlement or award that you deserve. For more information, call us today at 401-762-4006.

How Should My Employer Be Treating Injured Employees?

large fulfillment facility employee scanning packages

There is no doubt that large companies have prioritized the need to fulfill orders in a timely manner in order maintain customer satisfaction. However, by requiring employees to complete these orders on time, employers have overlooked the health and well-being of the employees and have neglected to address injuries that result from performing this strenuous work. If you are involved in a situation similar to this, contact an experienced Woonsocket Personal Injury Lawyer to assist you.

injured large fulfillment facility employeeFor example, Amazon employees have complained of neck and wrist injuries that they sustained from lifting heavy items and loading them into trailers, causing them to be unable to perform minor tasks such as typing or writing. Due to these potential unsafe working conditions, there has been over 100 federal investigations against Amazon since 2016. Of the many employees who have sustained injuries while working at Amazon, one spoke out regarding Amazon’s workers’ compensation policy. “Instead of applying for workers comp when they know you hurt your back, they want you to go to AmCare. I just don’t understand why a company that makes over a trillion dollars can’t pay workers comp.”

Contact A Woonsocket Personal Injury Lawyer!

Injured Employees talking to a Woonsocket Personal Injury LawyerIf you have been injured while at work, and especially if you are unsure how to proceed with your injury claim, contact the Woonsocket Personal Injury Lawyers at 401-762-4006 and located at 62 Hamlet Ave., Woonsocket, RI 02895. You may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses. Our firm does not charge any legal fees until you obtain a settlement or award. Our attorneys are ready to assist you with complex claims involving large companies and their workers’ compensation policies in order to ensure that you are compensated for all of your losses. For a free (no obligation) case evaluation, fill out a contact form online or call 1-800-992-6878.

Sources:

  1. https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2019/03/amazon-workers-compensation-amcare-clinic-warehouse/