Sometimes, an accident on a construction site is truly an accident—meaning that it was an unfortunate, and unpreventable, tragedy.
Other times, however, your accident could have been the result of someone else cutting corners, pinching pennies, or otherwise negligently putting you in harm’s way.
Some of the main reasons people become injured in construction accidents include:
These are just some of the ways that you can suffer an injury on a construction site. Some of the most severe types of injuries you can be left with include:
When you’re hurt while working on a job site, you can receive some compensation, such as for a portion of your salary and medical bills, via a workers comp claim. However, even if you do get workers comp, it might still fall short of covering all your losses from the accident.
In these cases, you may find success suing for additional damages, such as non-economic damages, in a third-party claim against defendants excluding your employer.
This is also the case if you were not working but still ended up hurt on a construction site.
Injured in a construction accident? An experienced attorney with The Kindley Firm, APC wants to help.
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