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I am a construction site worker injured in a slip and fall accident at a construction site while on the job. What are my rights?

Construction site workers injured on the job are entitled to the following rights:

  • To file worker’s compensation claim in a worker’s compensation court or the state industrial court.
  • To see a doctor and pursue medical treatment.
  • To return to your job if you are released by your physician.
  • To receive disability compensation if you are unable to return to work because of the injury.
  • To appeal a decision if you disagree with your employer, the employer’s insurance company or the workers’ compensation court’s decision.
  • To be represented by an attorney throughout the claims process.
  • To file a third party claim if the injury was caused by the negligence of a third party, such as general contractors, sub-contractors or property owners.