Construction sites are dangerous places to work in Connecticut. Workers at construction sites must be careful about falling objects. If a heavy object falls on a worker, then he may face dreadful injuries which may lead to death.
Injuries Due to Falling Objects
Falling objects on construction sites can lead to the following injuries:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Head injuries
- Lacerations, scarring and disfigurement
- Back, neck and spinal cord injuries
Injuries may be due to violation of safety rules, improper training or faulty equipment. The negligence of construction companies, contractors, and sub-contractors can create dangerous working conditions.
Compensation Claims for Construction Site Accidents
If you are injured by falling objects on a construction site, then you may be eligible for workers compensation. Workers compensation benefits include compensation for medical bills and lost wages. Responsible parties like contractors or subcontractors can be held liable for your damages. It is advisable to hire a construction accident attorney to claim compensation.
Construction Accident Attorney in Danbury, CT
Attorney Eric Reinken, a construction accident attorney in Danbury, CT has over 30 years of experience handling construction accident cases. He handles all cases on a contingency fee basis, so you do not pay unless he recovers for you. Call 203-491-4404 for a free initial consultation with Attorney Eric Reinken.