Construction Accident Lawyer
If you have been injured while working at a construction site, you may be eligible to receive Florida workers’ compensation or personal injury benefits. Working at a construction site can be dangerous and demanding. With the combination of heavy equipment, dangerous tools, and a fast-paced environment, the likelihood of getting injured on the job is high.
The Miami construction accident lawyers at The Law Offices of Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, P.A. have one goal: to get you the settlement you deserve.
Whether you’ve been injured in a construction accident or have a loved one who was a victim of wrongful death while working construction, you can trust the construction accident lawyers at The Law Offices of Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, P.A. to work tirelessly for you and your family.
Common Construction Accidents
Even safety-conscious workers are at risk of experiencing a construction accident. These accidents can cause significant injuries that can impact day-to-day life and, in severe cases, may lead to wrongful death.
Construction site accidents include:
- Construction machinery and equipment accidents
- Forklift or ladder accidents
- Crane accidents
- Roof and scaffolding accidents
- Chemical spills and burn accidents
Common Construction Injuries
Construction accidents can cause life-altering injuries. The use of heavy equipment and machinery makes it easy to get injured on the job, even when properly executing safety protocol.
When injured on a construction site, workers are entitled to workers’ compensation and/or personal injury benefits to cover lost income during periods of disability. This compensation includes the cost of medical treatment following the injury.
Construction site injuries include:
- Brain damage and head injuries
- Injuries to the back and neck
- Injuries to the hands and feet
- Broken bones
- Injuries to the eyes (loss of vision)
- Toxic exposure
- And more
How a Miami Construction Accident Lawyer Can Help
When a construction worker is injured on the job, they often face financial stress caused by lost wages and expensive medical bills. The stress caused by an accident can greatly impact the lives of both the construction worker and their family.
Construction accidents don’t stop at the injury. Injuries often require medical treatment, and in extreme cases, may require surgery and rehabilitation. In some cases, the injury may even stop them from being able to return to work in the future. The cost of these treatments adds up quickly, sometimes even generating six-figure medical bills.
Our qualified construction accident lawyers focus on maximizing the value of your total compensation. If you have been injured in a construction accident, contact a skilled Miami construction accident lawyer at The Law Offices of Gillis, Mermell & Pacheco, P.A. to file your claim and get you the benefits you deserve.