If you or a loved one were injured in a construction site accident you may not be able to return to work for a long period of time, or at all. A Seattle construction accident lawyer can help you recover financially from the at-fault party. With no money coming in and medical and rehabilitation bills piling up, what do you do? The last thing you should worry about while you’re recovering from a construction site accident is how you will pay for your living expenses, medical bills, and rehabilitation bills.
Due to the heavy equipment and nature of the work, construction site accidents often lead to severe, catastrophic injuries. Catastrophic injuries typically result in long hospital stays and even longer recovery times.
A Seattle workers’ compensation attorney can help you file a workers compensation claim against your employer. However, workers compensation is typically woefully inadequate. Oftentimes, a construction accident injury occurs due to negligence or illegal behavior. If you were injured due to a product malfunction, negligence, or illegal behavior, we can help you recover through a third-party liability claim or negligence action.
For immediate relief, a construction accident attorney can help you file a workers compensation claim. When you file a workers compensation claim, your employer’s insurer may:
A Seattle construction accident lawyer can negotiate with the workers compensation insurers on your behalf to ensure you receive the coverage and time off work you need. An attorney can also:
A Seattle construction accident attorney can assist you in recovering additional damages through a third party liability action against a product manufacturer or an intentional negligence claim against your employer. Whether you were injured by a machine malfunction or the negligent or illegal actions of your employer, a construction site accident attorney can help you pursue the settlement you deserve from the at-fault party.
You will spend precious time and resources recovering from a construction accident injury. In fact, a construction accident injury that requires medical attention can cost upwards of $39,000 while the cost of a fatality can cost your family members upwards of $1,150,000.
These figures include lost wages and medical expenses but they do not include temporary or permanent disability and continued rehabilitative care like physical therapy. So, how do you recover? A Seattle personal injury attorney can help! Our attorneys in Washington state can help injured construction workers secure the compensation they deserve from insurance companies.
Construction sites are inherently dangerous. Not only do construction jobs require a high degree of skill but they also require extreme caution and a little bit of trust. Most construction accident injuries we saw are caused by:
Many construction workers that experience one of these construction accidents will face a long recovery for:
The Seattle construction accident attorneys at The Fang Law Firm are standing by to assist you in filing a workers compensation or lawsuit against your negligent employer or product manufacturer. We have decades of experience in construction accident litigation in the Seattle area. We will fight for the settlement you deserve because you shouldn’t have to worry about medical bills while you’re recovering from your serious injuries. Call us today at (206) 489-5140 for a free construction accident case consultation.
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