Construction Accidents Are Common

August 20th, 2014

One of the largest industries in the country is the construction industry.  There are thousands of workers who risk their lives daily to build our nations roadways, office buildings and housing developments. Construction is a dangerous profession and hundreds of accidents occur each year.

The most common causes of injury and death on construction sites are:

–           Falls
–          Struck by object
–          Electrocutions
–          Being caught and pinned between objects
–          Scaffolding accidents
–          Explosions
–          Machinery malfunction
–          Vehicle accidents

There are deafening loud noise, large machinery and heavy equipment on most construction sites. One cannot guarantee a safe work environment, even if every precaution is taken. In order to be as safe as possible on a construction site, follow these simple safety guidelines:

–          Stay aware of your environment
–          Wear protective clothing and eyewear
–          Make sure the site you are working on has all up-to-date licenses and permits
–          Make sure appropriate Workers’ Compensation insurance is available

Employees injured in a construction site accident are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits that cover lost wages, medical expenses and any type of disability that arises for the work injury.

However, these benefits do not cover all the expenses faced by an injured worker.  If the accident is traced to another cause, such as the manufacturer of equipment or a contractor responsible for the jobsite, the employee can file a personal injury lawsuit.

The Yost Legal Group is experienced in investigating and researching even the most complex construction accident cases. We have the experience necessary to investigate, analyze and represent workers injured on construction sites.  We will work hard to represent you and to seek all of the damages you are entitled to for your injuries, lost wages, pain and suffering and more.

The attorneys at The Yost Legal Group are very active in pursing construction accident claims for those who have suffered injury or death as a result of a worksite accident.

If you or a loved one has suffered injury from a construction accident, please contact The Yost Legal Group and speak to one of our dedicated lawyers about a potential personal injury case.

The Yost Legal Group is experienced in helping individuals and their families who are victims of construction accidents.

The Yost Legal Group has the experience to investigate your case, determine what negligence was involved and fight to protect your right to full and fair compensation.

If you or a family member is ever injured in a construction accident, you need an experienced personal injury lawyer. Do not try to handle your claim on your own.

Contact The Yost Legal Group at 1-800-Yost-Law (1-800-967-8529) to speak with an experienced Baltimore personal injury lawyer for free. One of our experienced construction accident lawyers will work hard to protect your rights and handle the details surrounding your case. If someone was at fault, we will fight to get you the compensation and justice you deserve.

To find out more about your rights, please contact the experienced and knowledgeable attorneys at The Yost Legal Group.

Call 1-800-YOST-LAW (1-800-967-8529) to speak with one of our experienced construction accident attorneys today.

The Yost Legal Group will help you find answers. If you have questions, call to speak with an experienced Baltimore personal injury lawyer for help.

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