Las Vegas Construction Accident Lawyer
Skilled Nevada Construction Accident Lawyer Representing Injured Workers
Help when you get hurt on the job
Every job has unique risks. The risks that come with construction, however, are considerably greater than those of a desk job. While regulations exist to control the severity of job site risks for construction workers, there is only so much regular inspections and safety signs can do –
injury is all too often a regular part of the construction industry.
If an unsafe construction site left you with an injury, Call Christine.We will advocate aggressively on your behalf in the Nevada court system.
Minimizing risk, preventing injury
Construction is one of the most dangerous professions in the United States. You might have fallen on the job site, been electrocuted, or caught under a falling object.Although there are requirements property owners and contractors must maintain a hazard-free work site and that all workers have proper equipment and safe tools, accidents happen.
Next steps following an accident
Even the smallest injury can become more serious over time. Though an injury can seem minor, you must take great care in your next steps for the sake of your health, finances, and work by getting medical attention right away in case of injury. The first and most important step is to report your injury to employer or site manager immediately.Request all the necessary forms to begin your worker’s compensation claim.Document all the medical attention you receiveand keep your employer informed about your injury. If you can document the situation with photos of your injury and the area where it occurred, make sure to retain that as evidence that you can provide to a personal injury attorney.
You are most likely eligible for benefits that help compensate you for your lost wages and medical bills. First and foremost are workers compensation benefits but you might also be able to obtain disability benefits or long-term income assistance.
In certain situations, though, construction accidents occur because of coworker or supervisor negligence, failure to follow safety regulations, or faulty equipment. If that’s the case, you might want to seek compensation by filing a personal injury lawsuit.
Seek aggressive representation post-injury
If you’ve experienced an accident or injury on a construction site, you may be entitled to compensation. An experienced personal injury lawyer can provide you with the personalized attention and aggressive advocacy that your case deserves. If you’ve been injured in Las Vegas, call (702) 213-5382 and set up a consultation us today.