Construction Accident

Punitive Damages in Construction Site Accident Claims

Construction sites can be a hotbed for serious accidents and injuries. When an accident happens, employers generally cannot be sued. Instead, injured workers have to seek benefits through a workers’ compensation claim. Workers’ compensation provides for payment of certain losses, including medical bills and disability income. It does not, however, pay for punitive damages. If a construction worker is able to sue a party other than their employer, they...
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Construction Site Injuries Require Experienced Legal Representation

A booming construction generally means a booming economy. Unfortunately, it also means an increased risk of serious and even fatal injuries at construction sites. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 5,190 workers were killed on the job in 2016. This equals to more than 99 deaths a week or more than 14 deaths every day. Construction workers take a risk every day on the job. If...
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Holding The Right Parties Accountable In a Construction Accident

Construction accidents often involve serious injuries for the injured victims. This is particularly why it is imperative that you are able to identify the parties at fault for your injuries. The circumstances surrounding each construction accident are different. But there are some general considerations that apply to every case. Similar to any other accident case, consulting and hiring an experienced personal injury attorney will improve the likelihood of getting...
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