It seems like something is always being built in South Florida. Miami and its skyline are constantly being redefined. That being said, no matter the finished product’s form or function, construction sites present a host of dangers to workers and others who enter the premises. If you have sustained injuries while on a construction site, please read on, then contact an experienced Miami construction accident lawyer to learn what you should know about construction accidents in South Florida.
How might you be injured in construction accidents in South Florida?
The number of ways a worker or other person might sustain injuries on a construction site is potentially limitless. However, the following are some of the most common means by which people are hurt:
- Falling debris
- Explosions or burns
- Slips and falls
- Machinery accidents
- Getting trapped in between materials
- Trench or ground collapses
- Getting hit by a vehicle
What injuries might you sustain from construction accidents in South Florida?
Again, the list of possible injuries stemming from workplace accidents is too long to enumerate in this blog. Nonetheless, some of the most frequently reported include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Broken bones
- Back and spinal cord injuries
- Chemical exposure illnesses
- Brain and head injuries
- Eye injury and vision damage
- Wrongful death
If you or a loved one suffered any of the above-mentioned injuries, you should reach out to a skilled Miami-Dade County personal injury attorney to discuss your next steps.
How can a Miami personal injury attorney help you?
In the Sunshine State, you have a scant four years, starting from the date of your accident, in which to file a personal injury suit. If you do not do so, you will be forever barred from seeking compensation. By reaching out to a qualified legal professional from our firm, you better prepare yourself for success as you jumpstart the personal injury claims process. Your attorney will ensure that not only do you file in time but that your filings contain enough documentation, in the form of photos, videos, witness statements, doctor’s notes and medical records. He or she will explain your rights and responsibilities as they pertain to your personal injury claim as well as give earnest periodic assessments of your case so that you can plan accordingly. Given the stakes, you can’t afford to go it alone. Please give us a call today.
Contact a Miami-Dade County, Florida Personal Injury Lawyer
If you’ve been seriously injured as a result of negligence, or your loved one lost his or her life due to the negligence of another, you need an aggressive legal team you can depend on. No matter the origin of the injury at hand, our firm has the resources to satisfy the burden of proof in your personal injury claim and win you the compensation you need. Contact us at Aigen Injury Law today to schedule your free case evaluation.