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Barbours CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS
The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2015 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries lists the construction industry as having the highest work-related fatality rate in the United States. in 2015, the most recent reporting year, 937 worker deaths occurred as a result of construction work. This is roughly a 4% increase in occupational fatalities over the 899 reported for 2014.
This industry has once again been rated in the top four of the highest work-related injury prone occupations. If you’ve been injured while working in this industry, there are steps you can take to ensure you are compensated for your losses.
WHAT TO DO AFTER A CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT INJURY
Remembering the following steps can help you get the benefits you deserve after a construction site injury.
Report your injury to your employer in writing and keep a copy for your own records.
- See a doctor or go the emergency room immediately.
- Complete a claim form. If you do not complete a claim form your employer has no obligation to provide benefits.
- File the claim ASAP.
- Gather contact information from anyone who witnessed the accident.
- Collect evidence, such as photos of the accident scene and your injuries. You should also keep the tool or item that injured you, if applicable.
- Contact a Construction Accident Attorney
COMMON CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS
A variety of accidents can happen when working on a construction site. Some of the most common construction site accidents are:
COMMON CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT INJURIES
Construction accidents can inflict a variety of injuries and illnesses. Injuries often associated with these accidents can include:
- Respiratory diseases such as asbestos
- Broken bones
- Internal bleeding and organ damage
- Frost bite or heatstroke
- Vision impairments, total blindness, or the loss of an eye
- Bone, ligament, and disc injuries
- Scarring, burns, or amputations
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
HOW CAN A Barbours CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT ATTORNEY HELP?
If you’ve been injured at a construction site, our construction accident attorneys can help.
We realize that every construction accident is unique – just like you. That’s why we take an individualized approach towards every construction accident injury case. This means we take the time to learn all about your case and uncover the facts about your accident.
Contact the construction accident attorneys at the Pisanchyn Law Firm. Call 1-800-444-5309 and schedule a free case evaluation. We have offices in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Scranton and will travel to you.
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Our Barbours Personal Injury Attorneys care for you the person while also representing you the client.
When you or a loved one suffers an injury due to someone else’s negligence who you turn to for legal advice and representation matters. The Pisanchyn Law Firm’s Barbours personal injury attorneys will represent you skillfully, compassionately, and most of all, aggressively.
Our lawyers, staff, and paralegals are specially trained to guide you and help you through each step of your injury case. We have the resources, including premiere doctors and other experts around the country, to not only handle your case but also give it and you the personal attention and care both deserve. Call 1-800-444-5309 or fill out this form for a free consultation now!
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