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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:
- OSHA Violations
- MSHA Violations
- Poor Lighting
- Safety Violations
- Inadequate Training
- Drilling Accidents/Trench Accidents
- Machinery Accidents
- Scaffolding Accidents
- Crane Accidents
- Fork Lift Accidents
- Rental Equipment
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 PENNSYLVANIA 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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Workers Compensation Lawyers
One thing the Pennsylvania workers’ compensation lawyers at The Pisanchyn Law Firm understand is that anyone involved in a work related injury or anyone receiving workers’ comp is not milking the system; you are a proud and hard-working individual that has fallen victim to an injury that was out of your control.
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Who Is Responsible
Our experienced legal team at the Pisanchyn law Firm will fight to get you the compensation deserved after another’s negligence causes you or a loved one harm.
The construction site accident attorneys of The Pisanchyn Law Firm have recovered millions of dollars for clients injured in construction accidents and for other injuries to cover their medical bills, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and more. If you or a loved one has been a victim of a construction accident, contact us for a free consultation today. Call 1-800-444-5309.
Fork Lift Accidents
If you or your loved one was injured in a forklift accident, we can help. The right lawyer will not only handle your workers’ compensation claim but will also seek to determine if you qualify to obtain additional compensation through a personal injury claim.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Crane Accident, contact the Pisanchyn Law Firm and schedule a free case evaluation. We have offices in Scranton, Philadelphia, Harrisburg and Pittsburgh and will travel to you.
We realize that every injury caused by scaffolding failure is unique – just like you. That’s why we take an individualized approach towards every scaffolding accident injury case.
Fire Explosion Injuries
Call Michael Pisanchyn and the fire explosion injury attorneys at the Pisanchyn Law Firm to schedule a free and private consultation. We have offices in Scranton, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Harrisburg and will travel to you.
Workplace Machinery Accidents
Contact the workplace machinery injury attorneys at the Pisanchyn Law Firm. Call 1-800-444-5309 and schedule a free case evaluation. We have offices in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Scranton and will travel to you.
Trench Accident Attorneys
Call our trench collapse attorneys today at 1-800-444-5309 for your free consultation. We have offices in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg and Scranton and will travel to you.
Inadequate Construction Training
Put the power of a contingency fee lawyer in PA to work for you. Contact the Pisanchyn Law Firm The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can help you get your life back on track.
Construction Safety Violations
Our PA attorneys have years of experience and know how to handle some of the most demanding cases. We know what questions to ask and how to find the right facts. We leave no stone unturned.
Having a lawyer in PA working on your personal injury case can often make a dramatic difference. Discover what we can do for you. Call (800) 444-5309 and schedule an appointment at one of our conveniently located offices in anywhere in PA.
Crushed/Caught By Machine
At The Pisanchyn Law Firm, we understand the high stakes involved in crush injury cases and we have extensive experience helping the victims of compression injuries to get the full amount of benefits available under the laws.
MSHA Violations Attorneys
If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of an MSHA violation our proven and experienced mining accident attorneys will get you the justice you deserve.