Construction is one of the most dangerous industries in America. Construction workers are constantly at risk of serious injury. If you have been injured in a construction accident, you may have legal grounds to file a third-party lawsuit to seek compensation beyond what is provided through workers’ compensation insurance benefits. Call Cannon & Dunphy S.C. today, so we can investigate the facts in your construction accident injury case. The consultation is risk-free and there is no cost to you.
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, in 21.1% of all workplace fatalities in 2016 occurred on construction sites. The majority of these accidents are caused by what OSHA has deemed the “fatal four” – falls, being struck by an object, electrocution, and being caught in or between objects.
Aside from the fatal four, there is a wide range of non-fatal, serious injuries a worker can suffer while working a construction job. Common injuries include:
The hardworking people in the construction industry face risks inherent to the industry on a daily basis. There are many ways a worker can be injured on a construction site including:
If you or your loved one have been injured in a construction accident, it is imperative that you seek legal help to guide you through the process of pursuing compensation. At Cannon & Dunphy S.C., we offer a free case evaluation and take cases on a contingency fee basis. You deserve fair treatment after an injury while working construction. We will zealously protect your rights and interests and will pursue the maximum possible financial compensation for you. Contact us now.