Construction sites are inherently dangerous environments; this is why construction accidents are so common. Numerous studies have confirmed that construction is among the most dangerous industries to work in.
If you work in construction, it is very important that you exercise caution to guard against accidents that can result in harm to yourself or others. However, even if you are a responsible employee, it is still possible to one day be involved in an accident through no fault of your own.
Regardless of how an accident occurred, in most instances, when you are injured in a construction accident, you can seek compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and other such losses by filing a claim to collect workers’ compensation benefits.
Do not make the mistake of assuming that recovering the compensation you deserve will be an easy process. There are several potential reasons why you may not secure the amount of money you are owed based on the full extent of your injuries and losses.
To optimize your chances of arriving at a fair settlement, strongly consider enlisting the help of a Worcester construction accident attorney. At Colucci, Colucci, & Marcus, P.C., we will review your accident for free and provide you with aggressive representation if you choose to work with us. Our help will play a critical role in the outcome of your case.
Construction accidents come in many forms. The following are among the more common:
Your employers’ workers’ compensation insurance provider is not necessarily motivated to pay you what you are owed in these circumstances. You must remember that insurance companies are profit-centric businesses. Thus, it is not uncommon for insurers to attempt to deny claims when victims initially file them. Workers compensation insurers often attempt to do so by trying to argue that an accident was not genuinely work-related.
It may not always be possible for an insurer to deny your claim entirely. Regardless, the insurer will still likely attempt to settle your case for less than your claim is worth.
This does not need to happen. If you hire a qualified Worcester construction accident attorney, you will have a legal professional on your side who is prepared to investigate your case thoroughly, gathering evidence that shows your accident did occur when you were operating as an employee. A lawyer can also negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf, optimizing your chances of recovering the full amount of compensation for which you may be eligible.
At Colucci, Colucci, & Marcus, P.A., our team of Worcester construction accident attorneys is prepared to offer effective representation, allowing you to focus on your recovery. Learn more about how we can help by contacting us online today calling us at 617-917-3917 to schedule your free consultation.