Florida Construction Accident Lawyer

You could qualify to file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits and a personal injury lawsuit if you were hurt on a construction site. You may also take legal action if you developed an illness as a result of your job.

The benefits or damages you receive could help you get medical care, make up for your lost wages and earning capacity, and compensate you for your pain and suffering.

Get help from a Florida construction accident lawyer at Chalik&Chalik Injury Lawyers by calling 855-529-0269. We offer free consultations about your case, and we do not get paid unless you do, so call today.

How Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers Can Help After a Construction Accident

Our team can help you identify all your legal options following a construction accident and pursue the appropriate legal channels, so you get the compensation you need after a construction injury or illness.

Here are some of the ways we can help you with your case:

Our team may even secure the assistance of expert witnesses who can provide opinion and testify about your case. Some types of expert witnesses we may work with include:

Speak with our team today by calling 855-529-0269. We can come to you so you can stay at home and rest. Further, our team works on a contingency basis, so we do not get paid unless you do.

Types and Causes of Construction Accidents

If you were hurt on a construction site, you may qualify to take legal action. Whatever the cause of your accident, talk to a Florida construction accident lawyer about your legal options to get compensation for your medical care, lost wages, and more.

Among the most common types of serious construction accidents – dubbed by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as the “fatal four” – are:

Other types of construction accidents include overexertion and heat exhaustion, hearing damage or loss, tripping, and vehicle accidents.

Somepossible causes of construction accidents include:

While a workers’ compensation claim does not require proving fault and liability, if you pursue a personal injurylawsuit against a third party, your case must establish fault and liability. We can help. Call 855-529-0269.

Workers’ Compensation for Construction Accidents

Eligibility for Workers’ Compensation After a Construction Accident

Employers carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover employees who are injured on the job. Employees hurt at work can receive workers’ compensation benefits regardless of fault for the injury or illness.

Medical Benefits

A workers’ compensation claim covers your medical care and a portion of your lost wages. Medical benefits cover any necessary medical treatment with an approved doctor, including:

Your travel expenses (mileage reimbursement) may even be covered under Florida Division of Workers’ Compensation rules.

Lost Wage Disability Benefits

Disability benefits cover a portion of your lost wages. You may qualify for:

If your loved one died in a work accident on a construction site, you may qualify for death benefits.

Personal Injury Lawsuit for Construction Accidents

Eligibility to File a Construction Accident Lawsuit

You generally cannot sue your employer for a work accident, but you may qualify to file a third-party lawsuit against a non-employer that caused your construction accident.

For example, if a sub-contractor on the job site was careless and dropped a tool from an elevated height, and that tool struck you, you may qualify to file a lawsuit against the sub-contractor.

Defendants in Construction Accident Lawsuits

Some of the parties that may be liable in a work-related personal injury lawsuit stemming from a construction accident include:

Recoverable Damages

A personal injury lawsuit may allow you to recover damages beyond the benefits provided by workers’ compensation. Some recoverable damages for a construction accident lawsuit include:

Deadlines for Construction Accident Cases

Some of the deadlines that apply to workers’ compensation cases include:

The deadline to file a personal injury lawsuit for a construction accident is four years. If your loved one died in a construction accident or due to an illness related to their job, you have two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

But the sooner you secure the representation of a construction accident attorney, the sooner we can get to work on your case. Contact us right away so we can secure evidence and begin the appropriate legal processes.

Act Now Before Your Deadline Expires

Contact Chalik & Chalik Injury Lawyers for help with your construction accident case. We can help you exercise your rights under Florida workers’ compensation and personal injury law to fight forall the benefits and damages you deserve.

Call us at 855-529-0269 to get your free consultation and secure the help of a Florida construction accident lawyer.