Jacksonville Construction Accident Attorney
Injured on the job? We can help!
Construction workers are accustomed to operating in a hazardous environment,
and they generally employ safety equipment and follow procedures to avoid
accidents. As a construction worker, you have a right to demand that your
co-workers perform at the highest levels of caution and do everything
in their power to prevent injuries which may not only be painful and expensive
to treat, but could cost you your livelihood. When you have suffered injury
in a construction accident, you can turn to Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. for help.
Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may be entitled to
compensation through a
personal injury lawsuit,
workers' compensation or a combination of both. Our state legislature recognizes the hazards
of construction work, and consequently makes it mandatory for construction
companies to carry workers' compensation insurance, as well as requiring
sub-contractors to supply proof of workers' compensation coverage.
Your settlement from your employer may be limited to workers' compensation
benefits, but there is a possibility that you can sue a third party whose
negligence caused or contributed to your
Contact a Jacksonville Work Injury Lawyer - (904) 701-0591
Accidents caused by falling tools and lumber, carelessly operated heavy
equipment, falls from rooftops, scaffolding or ladders, electrocution
and welding can lead to injuries requiring extensive medical care and
rehabilitative treatment. Whether you have suffered a
spinal cord injury,
brain injury or other harm, an attorney from our firm can work to help you maximize
the amount you receive in a settlement. If the injury has forced you out
of work or made it impossible for you to continue in the construction
industry, you cannot afford to take risks with your claim.