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Taking steps to reduce the odds of a construction accident

While each line of work may come with its own set of potential safety concerns, some tend to be more hazardous than others. Individuals who work in construction may face a variety of potential risks each day, and incidents that occur on construction sites can have disastrous outcomes. To reduce the chances a construction accident will occur, workers in Georgia could benefit from knowing the challenges that are unique to their profession and how to handle them.

One of the most common types of accidents that take place on construction sites pertains to falls from heights. Workers who must operate at heights may find it helpful to carefully inspect ladders, lifts and scaffolding frequently to ensure the items remain in proper working condition. Wearing the necessary safety gear such as a harness and ensuring the necessary equipment stays clear of power lines can also be essential ways of reducing the chances that a potentially disastrous scenario will occur.

Operating with and around heavy duty machinery can also be somewhat hazardous at times and using caution around similar objects is advisable. When performing job-related tasks during times of adverse weather, understanding how these conditions could pose a risk to safety could prove vital. Workers must also use caution when working with electrical materials and wiring, as injuries stemming from shock or electrocution can be severe.

Unfortunately, accidents do occur, and those who suffer injuries in a construction accident may be left facing dire financial hardships. Following such an incident, a worker may be eligible for aid through the workers' compensation insurance system. Since this can be a complex process, a person in Georgia could benefit from obtaining the services of an experienced attorney for assistance in pursuing the full amount of benefits achievable.

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  • Workers' Compensation & Personal Injury
    Settlement in the amount of $275,000.00

    While operating the Employer's dump truck, the Employee suffered a fatal crush injury.

  • Workers' Compensation & Personal Injury
    Settlement in the amount of $205,000.00

    The Employee was involved in a work-related motor vehicle accident, sustaining injuries to the cervical and lumbar spine, as well as to the right hand.

  • Personal Injury
    Settlement in the amount of $175,000.00

    The Client suffered a complex leg fracture when a distracted driver suddenly veered into oncoming traffic, causing a head-on collision with the Client.

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