It is important to feel safe at work, but it is also important to understand that the people we work with are a cross-section of the population with all of the good things and bad things that that entails. You are bound to work with someone who is mentally unwell throughout a long career, someone with anger issues, or even someone with violent tendencies. Despite this, your employer is tasked with creating a safe environment. If you are the victim of workplace violence or a workplace attack, then your employer has failed to provide a safe environment for you, and you will be able to pursue legal action against them.
The Four Categories of Workplace Violence:
Generally speaking, there are four types of workplace violence, as listed below.
Healthcare workers and retail workers are particularly vulnerable to workplace violence, so if you or a loved one works in either of those industries, keep an eye out for strange or alarming behavior, among others.
How We Can Represent You
We will first interview you regarding the details of your violent experience. Once we have determined which type we are dealing with, we will build a case and fight hard for the maximum amount of compensation that you are entitled to.