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Despite Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and safety standards, construction remains one of the most dangerous occupations for workers. If you have been seriously hurt in a construction accident in Mississippi, contact The Penton Law Group, PLLC. Our construction accident attorneys in Jackson can help you pursue the compensation you deserve.
For most on-the-job injuries, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. However, after a construction accident you may have additional legal options depending on who was responsible for your accident and injuries. Our experienced Jackson construction accident lawyers can investigate the accident to determine the cause and liability and help you pursue full compensation for your losses.
As reported by OSHA:
OSHA has identified the four leading causes of worker death in construction in 2017 (the “Fatal Four”):
Most work-related injuries in Mississippi are covered by workers’ compensation insurance, including construction accidents. However, depending on who was responsible for the accident, injured construction workers may have a personal injury claim against a third party other than the worker’s employer or co-worker.
When third-party negligence causes serious or catastrophic injuries, workers’ compensation benefits may not be enough. To recover full compensation for your losses, it may be necessary to bring a civil claim for damages against the negligent third party. Contacting an experienced Jackson workers compensation attorney can help you through the lawsuit process.
It is typical to have a variety of third-party subcontractors present on a construction site. Third-party liability for a construction accident may arise if:
After investigating your construction accident, our attorneys will inform you if you have a case against a negligent third-party that caused or contributed to your accident and injuries. Damages you may be entitled to claim include:
Numerous parties are typically involved in a construction site. Potentially liable third-parties for a construction accident may include negligent:
After a serious construction accident, it is important to recover the maximum compensation available under the law. Call The Penton Law Group, PLLC in Jackson, Mississippi to schedule a free consultation at (601) 500-5357. Our experienced Jackson personal injury lawyers can explain your legal options.