Things to do when you
get injured in a
construction accident
Disclaimer: The contents of this presentation
are general in ...
Every day, workers in construction sites are being exposed to
several dangerous situations. When compared to employees in
...
Common kinds of accidents met by workers
in the construction sites:
 Accidents during scaffolding
 Falls from roofs or l...
Explosions
Welding accidents
Trench collapses
Crane accidents
Power tool accidents
Holes in flooring
If you are among the construction workers who sustained
personal injuries as a result of any construction accident, here
a...
Write down the events that lead to your
accident and the important details about it:
 Location of the accident
 The weat...
Hire an experienced construction accident
attorney
 Construction Accidents frequently occur on construction sites.
Whethe...
Claims and lawsuits involving construction accidents are
sometimes very complex. Thus, finding a knowledgeable
lawyer in ...
Identifying liability for construction
accident injuries
A single person or many people may be considered at fault
for con...
 These persons may also be liable for providing you with
unsafe equipment or materials you used.
 If you get injured in ...
Dervishi Law Group, P.C.,
Personal Injury Attorney, New York
E-mail: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
Tel: 718-619-4525/917-300-0...
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Every day, workers in construction sites are being exposed to several dangerous situations. When compared to employees in other industries construction workers face great risks of sustaining injuries in their jobs. For More details call Dervishi at 917-300-0797/718-619-4525 or Email at fdervishi@dervishilaw.com and Visit our site at http://www.dervishilaw.com/ or Fax at Fax: 718-484-4758.

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Things to do when you get injured in a construction accident

  1. 1. Things to do when you get injured in a construction accident Disclaimer: The contents of this presentation are general in nature. Please use your discretion while following them. The author does not guarantee legal validity of the tips contained herein. Ph.no.: 718-619-4525/ ​917-300-0797 E-mail: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com http://www.dervishilaw.com
  2. 2. Every day, workers in construction sites are being exposed to several dangerous situations. When compared to employees in other industries construction workers face great risks of sustaining injuries in their jobs.
  3. 3. Common kinds of accidents met by workers in the construction sites:  Accidents during scaffolding  Falls from roofs or ladders  Defective equipment/machines – example is failure of lifting equipment  Forklift truck accidents  Compressed gases accidents  Fires
  4. 4. Explosions Welding accidents Trench collapses Crane accidents Power tool accidents Holes in flooring
  5. 5. If you are among the construction workers who sustained personal injuries as a result of any construction accident, here are the things you should do
  6. 6. Write down the events that lead to your accident and the important details about it:  Location of the accident  The weather condition  The equipment or material you are using that may have caused your injuries  The people near you during the time of the accident  The things they did and you did as soon as the accident occurred  The malfunction of the equipment if you believe so
  7. 7. Hire an experienced construction accident attorney  Construction Accidents frequently occur on construction sites. Whether you experience a crane accident or back injuries due to heavy lifting, a construction accident can debilitate and result in hefty medical bills.  There is no excuse for a construction company not providing a high standard of safety in the workplace. A Personal Injury Lawyer can help you with filing claims against those responsible for your injuries.
  8. 8. Claims and lawsuits involving construction accidents are sometimes very complex. Thus, finding a knowledgeable lawyer in the particular laws governing the construction site where you were injured must be your top priority.
  9. 9. Identifying liability for construction accident injuries A single person or many people may be considered at fault for construction accidents. Complete account of the circumstances surrounding the accident and thorough investigation is needed to come up with the ones who may be at fault and therefore liable to pay for damages caused by the accident. They may include:  Property owner or general contractor of the construction site  Sub contractors
  10. 10.  These persons may also be liable for providing you with unsafe equipment or materials you used.  If you get injured in a construction accident, following the above helps you in achieving rightful compensation.
  11. 11. Dervishi Law Group, P.C., Personal Injury Attorney, New York E-mail: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com Tel: 718-619-4525/917-300-0797 Fax: 718-484-4758 http://www.dervishilaw.com
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