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Construction Site Accidents at Work

Construction sites are risky, as is well known. Numerous employees suffer injuries on construction sites every year. Numerous complications, such as disability, discomfort, money problems, and time away from job and family, are frequently faced by those who sustain injuries on construction sites. There are a lot of regulations you must adhere by if you are injured while working in Florida if you want to be compensated fairly.

The injured employee may seek compensation via workers' compensation if the incident on the construction site was caused by not only the employer, or anyone else. The injured employee may be able to pursue reimbursement in addition to workers' compensation payments, though, if a third party was at fault for the accident. The accident on the construction site may be the fault of the engineer, architect, contractor, subcontractor, or other parties.

In Florida, an employee has an obligation to notify his employer right away if he is hurt. According to state statutes, an employee has 30 days from the date of the injury to report it. The employee will then be informed of the company-approved doctor he may see for his injuries when the employer notifies the insurance provider within the required time frame. There are particular physicians who have been given the go-ahead; personal doctors, while preferable, will not be permitted during this procedure.

You may have psychological and emotional consequences in addition to physical ones from construction accidents. Your damages if you make a workers' compensation claim will only include medical costs, salary replacement benefits, and perhaps vocational rehabilitation costs. However, there are situations when claims are denied since a doctor feels that the worker is capable of working or that he is fabricating his symptoms. In order to analyze your case and determine if you may move forward with a case against your employer.

You should be given money to cover your medical expenses if you were hurt on a construction job. Without the skills and knowledge of a personal injury lawyer, it can be challenging to identify responsibility in a construction site accident case. So, after a Florida construction site injury, it is strongly advised that you contact a knowledgeable Cutler Bay personal injury lawyer right once.

Hire an Expert in Construction Accidents

Our attorneys are well-versed in the laws governing workers' compensation and are aware of the significance of starting an investigation into the situation surrounding a workplace injury as soon as possible in order to identify any potential third parties responsible for the construction accident. This frequently calls for resourcefulness in pointing the finger at a party who, on the surface, appeared to be acting responsibly.

You need a skilled Cutler Bay, Florida personal injury lawyer on your side if you were hurt in a construction site accident. At the Law Office of Ruth E. Johnson, we have expertise assisting victims of Florida construction site accidents. Attorney Ruth E. Johnson is available to assist you in obtaining the monetary compensation you are entitled to if you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a construction accident. For a free consultation with one of our personal injury lawyers, please get in touch with our office right now at 305-720-2086.