Construction Worker Claims for On the Job Injuries
In Florida, construction sites include high rise condo towers, office buildings, and luxury hotels as well as shopping centers, schools, medical complexes, and industrial complexes. Florida construction work deals with unique situations given our wetlands, as well as sand conditions and working both near and on the water.
Failure to use proper personal protective equipment; and
Repetitive motion injuries.
The Job of Working Construction is Dangerous Work for Florida Workers
Bottom line, working construction is one of the most dangerous fields of work any worker in America can do; according to the Centers for Disease Control, someone working in construction has a risk of dying from on the job injuries that was three times as high as all other workers in the United States combined. Sadly, Florida injury lawyers see many skilled workers hurt or killed on the job working construction, with the lives of both the workers and their families permanently changed.
However, some Florida construction site accidents involve more than collecting Florida workers’ compensation benefits. There are construction job accidents that form the basis of a personal injury lawsuit in Florida courts for personal injuries from construction work.
In recent years, Florida budgetary needs have seen the Florida workers’ compensation system hit by serious cutbacks, which means that for most Florida construction workers the workers compensation benefits are not enough to cover losses and insure justice for the injured worker and his or her family. Florida benefits have been cut so much that for many workers the only way to get the needed funds to cover things like long term therapy costs and other medical expenses as well as lost earning capacity and lost wages is to file a lawsuit in order to get coverage of medical bills and lost paychecks.
Florida Lawyer for Construction Workers Hurt on the Job
Florida construction workers injured while working on the job may need the help of a Florida lawyer now more than ever, since the Florida Legislature has slashed workers compensation coverage. If you or your family are dealing with frustration over your company’s workers’ compensation coverage of medical bills and lost wages, among other things, it may be time to consider filing a legal claim in a Florida civil court as a personal injury lawsuit outside the worker’s compensation system.
Florida trial lawyer Alan Sackrin is a Board Certified trial specialist with over 30 years of courtroom and insurance settlement negotiation experience. He is ready to help Florida construction workers and their families get justice for their injuries under the workers compensation system as well as through a personal injury lawsuit.
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