Construction Site Injuries

Construction sites are inherently dangerous places, filled with potential hazards that can lead to serious injuries or even fatalities. If you’ve been injured on a construction site, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. This page provides crucial information to help you understand your rights and the steps to take next:
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Understanding Construction Site Injuries

Construction site injuries can result from a myriad of situations, including falls from heights, being struck by heavy equipment, electrical shocks, and collapses. These incidents can lead to a wide range of injuries, such as:
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Injuries from falls can include fractures, spinal injuries, and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).
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Electrical accidents can cause burns, cardiac arrest, and other serious injuries.
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Being Struck by Objects

Falling tools or debris can lead to TBIs, lacerations, or puncture wounds.
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These accidents can occur when a person is caught in or compressed by equipment or objects, leading to crush injuries or amputations.

Workers' Compensation for Construction Site Injuries

Construction workers injured on the job are generally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, which can cover:
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Medical Expenses

Comprehensive coverage for emergency care, surgeries, hospital stays, rehabilitation, and necessary medical treatments.


Temporary Disability

Compensation for wages lost if you're unable to work while recovering.


Permanent Disability

If injuries lead to permanent limitations, you may receive compensation that reflects your level of impairment.

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Vocational Rehabilitation

Support and training for a new position if you can't return to construction work due to your injuries.


Compensation for Pain and Suffering

Depending on the specifics of your case, additional compensation may be available.

Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim for Construction Site Injuries

To file a claim for a construction site injury, follow these steps:
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Immediate Medical Attention

Inform your employer about the accident and your injuries promptly, expressing your intent to file for workers' compensation.


Notify Your Employer

Inform your employer about the incident and your intention to file a workers' compensation claim.

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Complete Necessary Forms

Fill out and submit all necessary workers' compensation claim forms provided by your employer or the insurance carrier.

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Incident Documentation

Document the incident thoroughly, including the date, time, circumstances of the accident, and names of witnesses.

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Claim Review Process

Once submitted, your claim will be evaluated by the workers' compensation board or insurance company to determine eligibility and benefits.

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Contact Our Legal Team for Assistance

Dealing with the aftermath of a construction site injury can be overwhelming. Our experienced legal team is dedicated to guiding construction workers through the complexities of the workers’ compensation system. We’ll help ensure that you receive the full benefits and support you’re entitled to. For a free consultation to discuss your case and explore your options, contact us today.

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