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West Virginia Fatal Work Accident Attorney

West Virginia Fatal Work Accident Attorney


Although most people who are injured on the job can obtain some of the financial assistance they need through the workers’ compensation system — workers’ compensation does not cover all of the losses involved.

At the Manchin Injury Law Group in Fairmont, our fatal work accident lawyers help victims of fatal workplace injuries in West Virginia recover all of the compensation they deserve — not just the amount the workers’ compensation system will provide them.

We handle workplace injury and wrongful death cases involving:

If you and your family have been left struggling in the aftermath of a serious or fatal accident, we can help. Call us at (304) 367-1862 for a free consultation with a fatal work accident lawyer today.

Is There More To The Case Than Just A Workers’ Compensation Claim?

If the accident was caused by a defective product or by the negligence of someone other than your employer or a co-worker, you may have a third-party claim. This can entitle you to compensation above and beyond the workers’ compensation benefits.

In heavily regulated industries, like the oil, gas, timber and coal industries, workplace injury victims may also be able to file a lawsuit against their own employer if the employer was in violation of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) or Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) regulations.

Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standard Violations

According to Federal OSHA’s 2017 fiscal year, the following violations were the most frequently cited:

  • Fall protection, construction
  • Hazard communication standard, general industry
  • Scaffolding, general requirements, construction
  • Respiratory protection, general industry
  • Control of hazardous energy, general industry
  • Ladders, construction
  • Powered industrial trucks, general industry
  • Machinery and Machine Guarding, general requirements
  • Fall Protection–Training Requirements
  • Electrical, wiring methods, components and equipment, general industry

Seeking Maximum Compensation From All Sources

When representing you, our fatal work accident attorneys will identify all possible sources of compensation, and seek the best possible result for you.

After an accident, your future may be clouded with doubt and uncertainty. The Manchin Injury Law Group will stand by you during this difficult time, seeking the medical care and compensation that can help you rebuild you and your family members’ lives.

Free Consultation — Get Legal Help Today

Contact the Manchin Injury Law Group by calling (304) 367-1862 to learn how we can help.

Free Consultation — Get Legal Help Today

Talk to our Fairmont lawyers about your personal injury or wrongful death claim today by contacting us online, or by calling us at (304) 367-1862.

Contact Us Today

We offer a free initial consultation at our office in the Manchin Professional Building — our home since 1983 — conveniently located in Fairmont.

If you are unable to visit our firm, we can come to your home or hospital room.

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