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Representing the rights of individuals injured in construction site accidents

The Occupational Health & Safety Administration indicates1 that approximately 6.5 million people are working at construction sites around the country on any given day. Working in the construction industry exposes individuals to an inherent risk of serious injury, and construction work consistently ranks among the most dangerous jobs that a person can take. Employers and other workers have a responsibility to mitigate the risks associated with construction, but unfortunately injuries continue to occur. Fortunately in many cases, workers who are injured on the job can recover for their injuries by filing a workers’ compensation claim, or in some cases, a personal injury lawsuit against the party responsible for the accident that caused their injury.

Delaware Workers’ Compensation claims

Generally speaking, people who are injured on the job are required to file a claim through Delaware’s Worker’s Compensation2 program rather than filing a lawsuit against their employer. The program exists to ensure that injured workers are compensated for their medical injuries and does not require them to prove fault in order to obtain benefits. While you generally do not need to go to court in order to obtain benefits after a workplace injury, in many cases the assistance of an attorney can be extremely helpful in making sure that you receive the maximum benefits to which you are entitled under Delaware law.

Delaware construction site accident injuries
The hazards that are present at most construction sites have the potential to cause serious injuries, some of which could leave victims with disabilities or medical conditions that may prevent them from returning to work. Some of the more common injuries that construction workers can sustain while at work can include the following:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Lacerations
  • Accidental amputations
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Crush injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Neurological injuries
  • Burns

These are just some of the more serious injuries that a person can sustain while working at a construction site. In addition to the above, victims may also be able to obtain compensation for much less serious injuries that nevertheless result in significant losses. Among the benefits that a person may receive through the Delaware Workers’ Compensation program include are those for medical care and temporary or permanent disability payments. It is extremely important for injured workers to act quickly after a workplace accident occurs. Workers’ compensation claims can be extremely time-sensitive, so any delay has the potential to jeopardize your ability to recover.

Contact a Delaware construction site accident attorney today to schedule a free consultation

In many cases, a Delaware construction site accident attorney can help individuals who are injured in a construction site accident recover significant compensations for their injuries. To schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys, call Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC today at (302) 364-6047.

1 https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3252/3252.html
2 http://dia.delawareworks.com/workers-comp/

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