If you have been sustained accidents in construction, while working or while in the proximity you may be able to recover benefits that are designed to cover your medical costs and other associated expenses either through Workers’ Comp or through Personal Injury Claim. Under Workers’ Compensation Laws in California, employers in the state must provide Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage in order to protect their workers.
Construction sites are precarious environments, Further, accidents in constructions are unfortunately very common and very deadly.From nails & screws, to tall unsecured drop-offs, raw sharp wood, and numerous other hazards, accidents can and do happen quickly and often from areas that are hidden or not clearly marked as hazardous areas. Both workers and public bystanders can be in danger around a construction site, and serious accidents can happen to both construction workers and innocent citizens passing by.
If you have been injured while working, you may be able to recover benefits that are designed to cover your medical costs and associated expenses.
Falls from a height, being struck by a moving vehicle and being struck by a moving, including flying or falling, object continue as the three main causes of fatal injury, between them accounting for over half of all fatal injuries each year since at least 2001/02.
The construction industry is infamous for being one of the most dangerous fields to work in. One out of every five workplace injury is construction or construction equipment-related, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common construction site injuries suffered by workers include: Burns and scarring – Burns are one of the most common construction site injuries around, mainly because of the likelihood of fires and explosions on build sites.
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