Workplace injuries affect a large number of people in the United States every year. In 2015, there were 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and 4,836 fatalities (Bureau of Labor Statistics). These injuries can result in emotional trauma, full or partial disability, paralysis, brain damage, lost work wages (past and future), and wrongful death. When the accident injury was caused by the negligence or action of an employer, then you may be eligible for a worker’s compensation claim. Our workers comp attorneys Wichita, KS have seen firsthand how these injuries can destroy the lives of victims. There are several occupations that are at an extremely high risk for workplace accident injuries.