Restaurant Employee Injuries

San Diego Restaurant Workers' Compensation Attorney

Were You Injured at Your Restaurant Job in Southern California?

Restaurant industry workers face the risk of injury while performing their jobs, including:

  • Hosts
  • Servers
  • Chefs

Many of the injuries that occur from these jobs are unique to the working environment of restaurants. Sustaining an injury as a restaurant employee can be a stressful situation, one that can require you to seek medical attention and take time off work.

You don’t have to go through this alone. Call on the experience of Leigh Law Firm’s workers' compensation lawyer in San Diego to review your claim and work to recover the necessary damages.

What Are Some Major Causes of Accidents in a Commercial Kitchen?

Whether you work for a fast food chain or a five-star restaurant, some of the hazards that can lead to employee injuries include:

  • Knives and other sharp kitchen utensils
  • Spilled liquids
  • Hot grease or oil
  • Scalding water
  • Exposure to dangerous chemicals
  • Heavy loads of food

These same working conditions can also lead to muscle strains and sprains among restaurant workers, as well as:

In addition, if you believe that your restaurant working conditions have resulted in you or a loved one contracting COVID-19, you can learn more about your options by contacting our firm.

If you have been injured as an employee of a restaurant, call Leigh Law Firm at (619) 473-7569 now to set up a free consultation.

Workers' Compensation for Restaurant Employees

San Diego restaurant workers are entitled to workers' compensation if they suffer a serious injury at work. These benefits should be available for employees to receive medical treatment and take time off from work to recover.

A seasoned workers’ compensation attorney should be hired in order to gather the evidence necessary to prove your claim and recover the appraised damages.

Contact Leigh Law Firm for Help

Employers and insurance companies often make attempts to deny injured workers their rightful compensation claims, but don’t get discouraged.

The workers’ compensation lawyer of Leigh Law Firm in San Diego has experience handling restaurant employee injuries cases and can help you through the legal process to pursue the benefits required for your recovery.

Call (619) 473-7569 today to schedule a free consultation at Leigh Law Firm. We work on contingency fees, so you will not be charged until we obtain compensation for your case.


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