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What is a Construction Accident?

Construction accidents are the outcome of injuries and/or damage sustained as an outcome of endeavors to improve, repair, build, demolish, clean, or usually construct that takes place in a specific facility. Construction accidents can range from property damage to personal injury. Construction accidents can result in serious injuries or damage to property or persons. Workers on construction sites can experience these or other accidents that can sustain a range of serious and long-lasting injuries which could include eye injuries: including vision impairment or blindness.  Workers could also suffer scarring, crushing of limbs, burns, or even electrocution.

In Boston and Massachusetts construction accidents are a constant presences even when a person or worker acts with the highest level of caution. Although it is essential for economic development, these areas are filled with hazards that can cause long-lasting injuries. You have the right to seek compensation if you are injured in a construction accident. However, the legal avenue you have to take depends on your status as an employee or a visitor to the site, your legal rights may change dramatically.  

Consulting an experience construction accident attorney will bolster your road to recovery.

What are the common injuries in construction?

Falling is a common type of construction injuries. Construction workers are in danger of falls from scaffolding, ladders, roofs, cranes, and other heights at work. Falls, Slips, and trips are related to one-third (1/3rd) of all personal injuries in the work place and are a high cause of workers’ compensation claims.

The types of injuries experienced from falls, slips, and trips are broken bones, back, and head injuries, sprains and pulled muscles, cuts, and lacerations. More types of construction accidents are electrical accidents, construction zone road accidents, OSHA violations, heavy equipment failures.

Visitors Injured in Construction Accidents Boston should seek legal advice!

Any person who is injured in a construction accident while not working there must pursue a claim through traditional personal injury laws. They must file a lawsuit under premises liability laws. 

In general, landowners have to maintain their land in a reasonably safe condition and circumstances for all lawful visitors. A visitor to a construction site who is injured by the negligence of the operator or owner should may have a premises liability claim and should consult a Construction Accident Attorney in Boston.

If you have questions about workers’ compensation during turn to Bellotti Law Group, P.C. in Boston, MA. Their attorneys have provided top-notch legal counsel and representation to victims of wrongful death, personal injury, and work-related accidents throughout the Boston metro area. Get in touch today at (617) 778-1000 or visit them online to schedule an appointment.

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