If you or a loved one work in the construction industry, then you know there is a higher risk of injury. However, that does not mean construction workers should struggle to secure compensation if they get hurt on the job. At JML Law, our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to get to work securing the compensation you deserve. Let our Corona construction accident lawyers investigate your injuries and what caused then. We will make sure you are treated fairly at all times.
Construction workers face more risks than almost any other worker in the US. Overall, there were 2.8 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) during the latest year of data available.
When we turn to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), we can get a more complete picture of the dangers construction workers face each year. Out of the 5,147 workplace fatalities in the US during the latest reporting year, 20.7% were construction workers.
OSHA says that by eliminating what they call the “Fatal Four,” 582 lives would be saved each year in the US. The “Fatal Four” includes:
The sheer number of hazards at a construction site make this occupation more dangerous than most others. However, when we look at construction injuries and fatalities, we can see that most incidents are preventable. Our Corona construction injuries lawyers commonly see the following traumatic injuries:
We also commonly see injuries that are not always immediately visible because they happen after long periods of exposure to hazardous materials or repetitive motions:
Determining the cause of a construction injury can become complicated in many cases due to the reliance on third-parties for much of the work completed at a job site. However, injured workers should never have to worry about receiving compensation for what has happened to them.
If you or someone you care about has been injured while on the job at a construction site, you may need to seek legal assistance. You should be able to count on workers compensation insurance to help with expenses, but if your claim is delayed or denied, JML Law is ready to help. In fact, if your injury was caused by a third-party contractor, you could be eligible for more compensation.
Let us get to work today so we can secure the following:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.