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Accidents in Construction

Working in construction is one of the most risky jobs. Dealing with those risks is not an easy task and very often people could be exposed to serious injuries. The use of heavy equipment is a huge responsibility, and the lack of training or a mechanical failure can cause a tragedy. You must keep in mind that it is the company’s responsibility to make assessments and implement safety measures to avoid accidents arising from the use of equipment in construction.

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Types of accidents we take care of:

  • Falls from scaffolding, ladders or roofs.
  • Collapse of walls, columns or roofs and incidents in demolitions.
  • Lack of adequate equipment and protection in construction.
  • Accidents with equipment or cranes
  • Falls into elevator shafts.
  • Injuries caused by falling objects or construction materials.
  • Unsafe equipment such as forklifts and/or lift trucks.
  • Accidents involving paint..
  • During window washing or cleaning.

If you had an accident that is not listed here, don’t hesitate to contact us through our phone line o Whatsapp and our lawyers will offer free consultation.

Types of Compensation you can receive

  • Medical Care through specialists.
  • Surgery and hospitalization.
  • Physical Therapy.
  • Payment for lost wages.
  • Compensation for pain and suffering
  • Special lifetime care in cases of permanent disability.

You have rights, even if you’re not a citizen. We can enforce them.

Your migratory status is not a problem! Don’t wait any longer and take immediate action to gain the compensation you deserve by law.
If you have any questions regarding the work rules of the company, ask your supervisor. Your wellbeing comes first!

When the company you work for is at fault for the accident, you have the right to receive financial compensation to repair the physical or psychological damage. In Conexión Legal we support you in any kind of incident, whether it is a slip or a major accident.
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What to do in case of an Accident in Construction?

  • Visit the doctor and request a medical report. Don´t forget to keep the bills of the expenses.
  • Gather the witnesses of the accident and ask for their information to present testimony.
  • Keep proof like photos of the location of the accident, the equipment and work conditions.
  • Contact us to receive support and advice regarding your case.
  • Don’t sign any documents before consulting with an attorney from our network.

What does a construction accident attorney do?

  • Files the workers’ compensation claim.
  • Verifies that the insurance company complies with the benefits that must be granted to the worker during the process, such as authorization of medical treatment and compliance with disability payments.
  • Once the injured worker is discharged, the attorney makes sure that you receive compensation for permanent damages, as it should be.
  • In case that the damages are due to the employer’s negligence or due to lack of the appropriate equipment, the attorney files a lawsuit for the mentioned reasons.
  • In case that the accident is caused by malfunction of the equipment or due to machinery in poor conditions, the attorney starts a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the machinery.

Call Conexión Legal at 1-800-201-1220 or contact us via WhatsApp! We will give you the advice you need regarding car accidents, completely for free. Our team will offer immediate, personalized attention, absolute confidentiality, and we will provide our services in Spanish.

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