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Construction Accidents New Orleans Louisiana
What is the difference between Construction Injury law and other types of law?
While Workers’ Compensation Law serves as a no-fault insurance scheme for all types of on-the-job injuries, construction injuries involve a unique set of regulations and standards. These are dictated not only by federal and state laws but also by specific construction safety guidelines. Therefore, the legal landscape for construction injuries is far more complex and specialized compared to other personal injury or general workers' compensation cases.
What are the different types of Personal Injury accidents?
Construction injuries can vary widely in their severity and type, generally falling into these categories:
Falls and Slips: Often resulting from unsecured scaffolding or wet surfaces.
Struck-by Accidents: Injuries resulting from being struck by equipment, vehicles, or falling objects.
Slip and Fall Accidents: Occurring due to unsafe premises, often involving property owners' negligence.
Electrocutions: Often caused by exposure to live wires or faulty equipment.
Caught-between: Occurs when a worker is caught, crushed, or squeezed between objects or machinery.
Chemical Exposure: Involves exposure to hazardous chemicals that can result in burns or poisoning.
How often do Construction Injuries happen each year?
Construction sites are inherently dangerous environments, and unfortunately, injuries are not uncommon. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and OSHA reports, tens of thousands of construction injuries are recorded each year in the United States alone. This high frequency underlines the critical need for expert legal representation for workers' compensation claims in the construction industry.
What are Construction Injuries?
Construction Injuries are a critical subset of Workers’ Compensation claims, given the hazardous nature of construction work. These injuries occur when an individual sustains harm while working on a construction site for their employer.
Situated in New Orleans, Louisiana, and extending our services throughout the Gulf South, our law firm specializes in handling these complex workers' compensation claims. Examples of construction injuries include:
Falls from scaffolding or ladders
Injuries from heavy machinery or equipment
Electrical shocks or burns
Crush injuries from falling objects
Exposure to hazardous materials
Repetitive strain injuries
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"Forrest Cressy James is an amazing law firm that provides tremendous attention and care to all their clients and their needs.
When I was injured in my accident, Nick was never more than a call away from answering my questions and counseling through the process of rehab, recovery, and gaining restitution. I never once felt as if I was just another customer and instead felt like I was a friend and family member who they were willing to fight for to the end.
FCJ will always be the most trusted firm in my book."
“After trying to handle my personal injury claim on my own, and becoming completely overwhelmed, I reached out to Byron for assistance.
My claim was resolved quickly for well over six figures and most importantly, I had peace-of-mind in knowing that I wasn’t taken advantage of by insurance companies.
If you want a law firm that is professional, efficient, and treats you like a person, not just a “file number,” Forrest Cressy James is your team."
"I have had at least two occasions with accidents where the other drivers were not honest with their insurance company. It’s a situation police don’t always have time for right away, and my city has tourists that will treat it as if it never happened.
I can honestly say I didn’t have any stress in the cases. Not from the insurance companies (mine and theirs) and most importantly no pressure from my attorneys.
There was never a moment I felt alone in this. A+ from start to end. I ended up recovering $150,000 thanks to Byron and Eliza."
Forrest Cressy James is an amazing law firm that provides tremendous attention and care to all their clients and their needs.
When I was injured in my accident, they were never more than a call away from answering my questions and counseling through the process of rehab, recovery, and gaining restitution.
I never once felt as if I was just another customer and instead felt like I was a friend and family member who they were willing to fight for to the end.
FCJ will always be the most trusted firm in my book.
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That's how we have recovered millions on behalf of our clients. As a team of expert and successful personal injury attorneys, we're ready to fight for you too! Contact us today to get help.
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No matter what type of accident, we always start with a conversation. When you connect with us, we'll listen to what happened. We'll delve into the specifics of your injury, the incident, and its impact on your life. After that, we’ll present you with your legal options.
If you decide to hire us, we’ll get started on your case and guide you through every phase. In some cases, we can find a fair settlement with the at-fault party via a settlement outside of the courtroom, and in other cases it may require us to pursue action inside the courtroom. Rest assured, no matter which way your particular case goes, we'll meticulously guide you through every step, and you’ll never be alone.
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Why Should I Get Legal Help After an Accident?
If you find yourself in a personal injury situation, seeking legal help is crucial because you deserve fair compensation for the harm you've endured. Without legal assistance, you might have to deal with medical bills, lost wages, and pain on your own. Not seeking legal representation can mean missing out on the support you need to recover physically, emotionally, and financially.
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