Guide to Construction Injury Law

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Construction work can be very dangerous, and injuries on construction sites are a frequent occurrence. When a serious injury occurs at work, a worker may be entitled to receive compensation.

  • ContentCommon Construction Injuries

    Construction work can be very dangerous. Heavy equipment, heights, dangerous obstacles all around: construction work presents unique hazards most other occupations do not. As a result, injuries on construction sites are all too frequent an occurrence.

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  • ContentCompensation Options for a Catastrophic Injury

    The damages incurred with catastrophic injuries are often greater than the standard personal injury incurred in the normal accident, and the compensation possible is usually more as well. Knowing what possible awards may occur, the injured party can plan ahead and ensure that various bills receive the payment necessary.

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  • ContentConstruction Defects and Errors Can Lead to Injuries

    There are multiple defects, errors and problems that can occur in construction sites, with equipment and tools and during the planning stage that can lead to mild to serious injuries to employees and pedestrians alike. Many of these injuries are serious enough that a lawsuit may occur between the company and the plaintiff.

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  • ContentVentilation Problems at Work May Cause HazMat Situations and Injury

    There are certain conditions with ventilation that become hazards where there are HazMat problems that can cause serious issues with employees and others within a building. Generally, the Occupational Safety and Health Commission expresses the protocols to use in these situations and what the company should do after a ventilation complication.

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  • ContentWorkplace Risks in the Construction Industry

    While every workplace poses a certain degree of risk, some industries are more inherently dangerous than others. Such is the case with the construction industry.

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  • ContentIF I Complete a DIY Project and Am Electrocuted, Can I Still Sue?

    Do-it-yourself projects often do not provide the individual at home with the ability to sue anyone unless there is a defective product that caused injuries such as electric shock or a person that is able to survive the usually lethal electrocution. Completing the project and suffering these injuries usually falls on the person with the DIY job rather than another party.

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