You might think of industrial accidents when you think of workers’ compensation claims, but office workers are not immune to on-the-job injuries. Workers’ comp [...]
Construction sites abound in potential hazards – particularly for the people who work in and on them. Because of this, construction sites are one of the most heavily regulated types of work environments that exist, requiring various kinds of permits, routine inspections, equipment training, and other safety programs in order continue operating and keep people safe. Unfortunately, every year the construction industry is near the top of the list in terms of the number of accidents and injuries that occur and the severity of those injuries. If you get hurt on the job, do not simply assume that your employer and the workers compensation laws will properly take care of you. There are all kinds of tricks for insurers and others to use to minimize the compensation you receive. Protect yourself and your family. Get skilled legal representation.
Examples of constructions accidents that may occur are:
- Welding accidents
- Misused tools
- Harness mishaps
- Defective equipment
- Falling objects