Construction sites are dangerous areas by nature. There are many safety measures in place to keep those working on construction site safe. However, these safety regulations are not foolproof, some injuries occur due to the dangerous nature of construction working. Even with extensive training and supervision, construction workers face the possibility of serious injury every day on the job. Construction workers rely on their equipment to keep them safe. If you have suffered an injury due to malfunctioning safety equipment or negligence on a construction site, call the Chicago construction accident attorneys at The Horwitz Law Group to obtain the compensation you deserve.
If you have been injured while working on a construction site, know that you have rights. Regardless of your occupation, you have the right to be safe at work. Construction areas are dangerous and because injuries do occur frequently, your employer must be prepared to care for employees who are injured while on the job. Your employer is responsible for compensating you, not only for medical bills, but for lost wages and rehabilitation expenses.
If you have been injured while working on a construction site seek medical attention right away, even for minor injuries. Proper hospital documentation is necessary to obtain any workers compensation benefits. Once your condition has been stabilized, contact your supervisor and inform them of the situation. Ask your employer for information about filing a claim with your company’s insurer. If your company refuses to give you information on filing a worker’s compensation claim, or does not provide you with requested information in a timely manner, contact a Chicago personal injury attorney.
After filing a worker’s compensation claim with your company’s insurance provider, if you are not satisfied with the settlement granted in your case, seek the advice of a construction site injury attorney in Chicago, IL at The Horwitz Law Group. We will pursue full compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering. We will aggressively pursue all legal options in your case given your unique situation. No two cases are the same, but our experienced Chicago workers comp lawyers have the background to work on just about any personal injury case in Chicago.
Call us at 312-641-9200 to schedule your free initial consultation.