Construction Site Accidents
Fort Lauderdale Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Potential hazards abound on a given construction site from falling objects
to electrical accidents. Employees are protected by certain state and
federal statutes which govern the safety of construction sites, but each
year employees are harmed for one reason or another. You need powerful
and committed representation when you are hurt on a construction site
and our Fort Lauderdale workers’ compensation lawyers can provide
you with the advice and advocacy you need at this time.
Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A. is a top-tier Florida workers’ compensation
firm which boasts more than 160 years of combined legal experience. Our
clients trust us because we consistently achieve results, including having
recovered millions of dollars on their behalf. Turn to our team when you
are hurt on the job and need help.
Common Construction Site Accidents
As mentioned, state and federal guidelines require employers to obtain
certain permits, conduct regular inspections, and implement job safety
programs to limit workplace injuries.
Leading causes of construction site accidents include:
- Crane accidents
- Harness accidents
- Defective equipment
- Hoist accidents
- Slips and falls
- Fires and explosions
- Misuse of tools
- Welding accidents
If you are hurt, the first thing you should do is get medical attention.
As soon as you can, to protect your right to compensation, you need to
inform your employer of the accident in which you were injured. Other
evidence can help your case substantially such as obtaining statements
from witnesses and taking photographs of your injuries and the scene of
Aggressive Pursuit of Financial Damages for Injured Employees
Our Fort Lauderdale workers’ compensation attorneys can work to help
you get back on your feet financially after you suffer a serious injury
on the job. This can include recovering lost wages, paying your medical
expenses, physical therapy, doctor visits, and other losses.
When your employer fails to adhere to state and federal regulations regarding
the safety of a construction site, we can work to hold them accountable
for the harm done to you. Call on Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A. to protect
your rights to compensation!
Begin today by scheduling your free consultation—(888) 499-6206!