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 an
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
subcontractors 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, a Jacksonville personal injury 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.