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Common Construction Site Accidents

It is no secret that working in construction can pose significant hazards to your health. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction is the second most dangerous occupation in Connecticut, accounting for more work-related deaths than any other occupation except for transportation.

Due to the conditions required to complete a job and the dangerous equipment necessary for construction, many non-fatal accidents occur each year as well. These non-fatal accidents are often serious. They can result in

  • An inability to work
  • Significant medical expenses
  • Personal pain and suffering

Sadly, getting proper compensation for these injuries is never easy, which is why you need a Connecticut injury lawyer on your side. To schedule your free consultation with one of our Connecticut injury attorneys, please call 203-878-1254 or contact Penner Law Firm today.

Top Causes of Construction Site Injury

Leading causes of serious personal injury on construction sites include:

  • Equipment malfunction
  • Repetitive motion and lifting strain
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Chemical exposure
  • Electrocution
  • Being run over

These accidents often result in debilitating injuries such as:

These types of injuries will require long periods of time off work, extensive medical intervention, and may prove impossible to fully recover from. Tragically, many people injured in construction site accidents are never properly compensated, placing an undue burden on workers and their families.

Our Connecticut construction injury attorneys know how difficult recovering physically and financially from these accidents can be. We would be honored to meet with you for free, discuss your case, and help you determine the swiftest and most effective way to get the maximum compensation you are due.

If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in a construction site accident, please contact our experienced Connecticut injury lawyers to schedule a free consultation today. We maintain offices in Milford, Branford, Greenwich, Norwalk, and Hartford to better serve injured workers throughout Connecticut.