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Although the number of workplace injuries has fallen since 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the risk of injury or illness remains high for employees in air transportation, public sector construction, nursing homes, and some other jobs.

If you were injured while on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Depending on the severity of your injury, your employer could be held liable for lost wages, medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, and benefits to your dependents.

Take these steps after a workplace injury to ensure your claim is properly established:

A jury has found Yamaha responsible for a 2005 Wave Runner accident that killed a 14-year old girl and injured her best friend. The jury awarded $19 million to the parents of the young woman that was killed and $16 million to the injured friend.

It was determined that Yamaha Motor Corp. USA failed to correct steering problems with the watercraft and subsequently failed to warn people of the hazards created by the failure.

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