Scaffold & Ladder Injuries
Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Ft. Lauderdale & Hollywood, FL
According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) research
throughout the years, faulty scaffolding and ladders are consistently
one of the most prevalent dangers on
Falling from a considerable height after a scaffolding or ladder collapses in use is actually one of the
top causes of construction worker death and disability. Construction companies
and their insurers should be completely aware of the hazards scaffolding
and ladders present on a busy construction site and willingly provide
workers’ compensation benefits.
Employer or insurer cooperation is not guaranteed, though. Many construction
workers hurt in scaffold and ladder accidents struggle to get the workers’
compensation they deserve, either due to inherent complications with the
workers’ comp process or the resistance of the parties that would pay out the claim. To ensure
your claim is being created and respected correctly, team up with Rosenberg
& Rosenberg, P.A and our Fort Lauderdale workers’ compensation
Why are we a leading name in workers’ compensation claims throughout Florida?
- We have 160+ years of combined legal experience.
- We make ourselves available 24/7 for client convenience.
recovered millions of dollars for our clients throughout the years.
- Every case is assigned a personalized legal team for maximum attentiveness.
We are sorry to hear you have been hurt on-the-job. Let us help by providing
trusted legal advocacy. Call 888.499.6206 to begin.
Injuries Suffered in Scaffolding & Ladder Accidents
Any scaffolding or ladder used on a construction site needs to be sturdy
and large enough for the task at hand. A defect in the design or build
of the scaffolding or ladder can easily cause it to collapse as someone
climbs atop it, especially if they are carrying heavy equipment. Yet a
perfectly built scaffolding or ladder can still come apart unexpectedly,
possibly due to the negligence of another worker, such as someone
operating a crane and bumping into the scaffolding. The result can be a
fall that leads to
devastating injuries or
Severe injuries that could be suffered in a scaffolding or ladder accident include:
How Our Law Firm Can Help You
Workers’ compensation benefits should provide you with wage replacement,
medical cost coverage, and even reemployment assistance when need be,
if your claim is accepted. Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A and our workers’
comp lawyers in Fort Lauderdale can help you build a claim from start
Not sure how to file it or who you should tell about your scaffold or ladder
injury? Leave it to us. Did your claim get denied and you suspect it was
done so wrongfully? Our team is well-equipped to manage
claim appeals as well, increasing your chances of case success even further.
Contact us by dialing 888.499.6206 to request a
free consultation to start.