Your Advocate for Construction Injury Claims
Construction work is dangerous and there are many hazards that can lead to accidents and injuries. Construction accidents can be serious, life threatening and even deadly. This in turn, will threaten you and your family’s health, financial position, and stability in life.
Although workers’ compensation insurance covers lost wages, reasonable and necessary medical expenses and vocational rehabilitation, there are other expenses it doesn’t cover; such as money for lost wages, compensation for anxiety, loss of enjoyment of life, permanent disabilities or pain and suffering.
There are many construction accident site hazards. Many common causes of these accidents are explosions, slips and falls, equipment that doesn’t work properly, falling objects or live electrical wires. Many accidents occur due to negligence on the part of other workers, vendors, subcontractors, and generals contractors.
The 10 most common types of Michigan construction accidents include:
- Falls from height heights are scaffolding;
- Slips and falls;
- Falling debris, materials or objects;
- Getting caught in-between objects or materials;
- Fires and explosions;
- Machinery accidents;
- Getting hit by a vehicle or construction equipment;
- Trench collapses.
If you are injured while working at a construction site, it is important to get advice and support from an experienced accident and disability attorney, someone who will ensure that you know your rights under Michigan law and who will work with you to secure the maximum benefits allowed for your particular situation.
Andrus Law offers FREE legal advice on whether there may be a potential lawsuit against another party for your injuries. Just call or email us today for a free consultation.