The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that workers in transportation and material moving occupations and construction and extraction occupations account for nearly half of all fatal occupational injuries each year. With so many moving parts on a construction site, injuries and even fatalities are all too common.
If you have been injured in a construction accident, you may be entitled to compensation. A top Tampa Construction Accident Attorney at Inkelaar Law is prepared to aggressively fight for your rights.
Learn more today about what you should do after you’ve been injured in a construction accident and how Inkelaar Law can help you.
The first step after being injured on a construction site is to seek medical attention and document the accident. Either yourself or a witness should take photos of the scene and help you report the accident to supervisors or property owners. You may also consider filing an official police report.
Documentation of the accident is crucial to achieve the compensation you deserve after being injured because of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing. You should also obtain copies of all medical records associated with your injury.
Construction accidents can be costly and stressful on all parties involved. If you were injured while on the job, you’ll likely experience missed days of work, expensive medical bills, and emotional stress. Your family may also suffer because of this accident.
It is highly important to consult the help of an attorney after you’ve been injured at the hands of someone else on a construction site. Attorneys can help you and your family navigate the complex legal system, and do the hard work needed to get the compensation you deserve. This will allow you and your family to focus on what is important; Resting and healing after an injury.
With more than 30 years of experience fighting for justice, Inkelaar Law has won over 40 million dollars for our clients. We know how stressful construction accidents can be, and we have the extensive knowledge needed to provide you and your family with peace of mind. And, our multilingual capabilities allow us to represent individuals with diverse backgrounds.
If you’ve been injured in a construction accident, contact a Tampa Construction Accident Attorney at Inkelaar Law today. For a free consultation, call us at (813) 535-5574 or complete our contact request form today.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this article is for general educational information only. This information does not constitute legal advice, is not intended to constitute legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as legal advice for your specific factual pattern or situation.