Work Place Injury & Construction Accidents: Know Your Rights

construction accidents hard hat and gloves on a wallIf you have been injured on the job or at the construction site, it’s important to know your rights. Construction sites can have many hazards, and your injury may be related to negligence or recklessness of another on the job site.

Working directly with an insurance company can sometimes mean your case is not handled appropriately and your rights to medical care and compensation for your injury and not addressed adequately.

At the Law Office of Stewart M. Cowan we handle work place injuries and accidents on construction sites including:

  • Accidents with construction equipment and machinery
  • Scaffolding collapse
  • Burns and electrocutions from wiring
  • Injury due to heavy lifting
  • Damage from fumes, chemicals or poor ventilation
  • Roadway construction accidents
  • Falls

After a construction accident or work place injury you may be experiencing loss of wages, need from ongoing medical treatment, loss of your livelihood due to injury, and more. We know how to help!

You may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits and damages that can include the cost of your medical care after the injury, the loss of employment wages, the loss of future earning capacity and the pain and suffering you experienced because of the injury.

Before you speak to an insurance company, call us at 619-595-0303. There is no obligation. Let us tell you more about your options and rights.

Get answers to some of your questions on our Frequently Asked Questions page (link)

Find out more about Community Resources after a personal injury.

Get more information about Workers’ Compensation.