Construction is one of the most dangerous industries in the United States. And while injuries can be devastating, victims hurt at a worksite can turn to the attorneys at the Law Offices of John E. Hill, P.C. for skillful and effective legal representation. We help clients obtain the compensation and benefits they need after a serious or permanent injury.
For most employees injured on a construction jobsite, Workers’ Compensation benefits provide coverage for immediate medical treatment, lost wages and disability. But oftentimes, third-party contractors play a role in construction industry accidents, meaning that injury victims may be eligible for more than the benefits they can recover in their Workers’ Compensation claim. In fact, if a third party contributes to or causes your injury, you can file a personal injury lawsuit to obtain payment for both the economic and noneconomic damages you suffer.
More than 20 percent of fatal workplace injuries took place on construction sites in 2013, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The construction industry serves commercial, residential and industrial needs. While each worksite is different, OSHA has identified the following four dangers inherent to most construction sites:
You have the right to a safe workplace. When you are injured on the worksite or due to the actions of another worker or contractor, our law firm offers dependable legal guidance. We help you obtain all the benefits and compensation for which you are eligible.
When you’re injured at the worksite, in a car accident or as a result of inadequate medical care, the Law Offices of John E. Hill is here to help and support you. Contact our established personal injury practice online or call 510-588-1000 to discuss your case in a free initial consultation. Our office hours are flexible, and we look forward to helping you with your claim. Hablamos español.
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