Construction has long been one of the more dangerous professions, due to the tools which are used in projects, as well as the workplaces. Accidents which occur on construction sites can be severe and require extensive hospital stays and recovery time away from work. Many construction workers cannot afford to take forced time off work and should not be required to for an injury they did not cause. Construction accidents are often not the fault of the injured party, but can instead be traced back to a worker who mishandled equipment or the construction company which failed to properly train employees on how to handle equipment or certain situations. If you’ve been injured in a construction accident, contact our Atlanta Construction Accident Lawyer.
CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA
The construction industry has long been recognized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as one of the top industries in terms of workplace accidents. OSHA has additionally named the “fatal four” of the construction industry including the following accidents which lead to tragic deaths in the construction industry each year: falls, electrocution, impact by falling objects, and caught-in/between. These accidents occur far too often to workers at construction sites, and could easily be prevented with proper training and management insight. Construction workers often do not receive a paycheck if they do not work and therefore any serious injury can severely impact their ability to provide for themselves and their families.
CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT INJURIES
Construction accidents can lead to extremely severe injuries that include the following:
- Broken bones
- Brain and spinal injuries
The recovery time is often lengthy and can require months of rehabilitation and physical therapy just to get back to the position you were in prior to the accident. This length of medical care often impacts your ability to work and therefore your ability to receive a salary. As such, a claim for construction accidents will include the ability to recover hospital expenses, medical bills, rehabilitation, lost wages, and future earnings. An injured construction worker will also be able to recover non-economic damages for their injuries, such as pain and suffering and mental anguish with the help of a skilled construction injury lawyer in Atlanta, GA.
The infrastructure of Atlanta and all of Georgia largely depends on the construction industry and its ability to provide safe buildings for its citizens. The inability of a construction company to protect its workers should not be borne by the worker alone, but should rest on the responsible parties. An experienced construction accident attorney can assist you in preparing a claim for your injuries.
SLOVER LAW | ATLANTA, GEORGIA CONSTRUCTION INJURY LAWYER
If you have been injured in a construction accident, do not hesitate to contact Sutton T. Slover. Construction is a part of everyday life now throughout Atlanta and Georgia as a whole. However, few recognize the dangers associated with this career and only look to the overall end product. Sutton T. Slover is an Atlanta personal injury lawyer with years of experience in assisting clients who have been injured in construction accidents. He understands how necessary the construction industry is and how important it is to hold those parties responsible for their actions. Contact our office today for your initial free consultation.
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