Construction work is not only difficult and demanding — it is dangerous. With pressures to cut costs and meet contractor deadlines, it does not take much for serious New Hampshire construction site accidents to occur. When workers move at a fast pace near power tools and heavy machinery, it can prove lethal.
Despite safety regulations mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a part of the U.S. Department of Labor, construction consistently ranks highest among industries plagued by workplace injuries and fatalities. OSHA precautions are sometimes circumvented or ignored when budgets and schedules are tight.
The construction work site injuries that result are often catastrophic, including the following:
If you are dealing with severe injuries, disabilities or illnesses that prevent you from returning to work, you may be eligible for compensation from a variety of sources. For example, if faulty equipment caused your accident, you may be able to file a civil lawsuit against the manufacturer, in addition to your New Hampshire workers comp claim.
At Wyskiel, Boc, Tillinghast & Bolduc, P.A., our New Hampshire construction accident lawyers understand NH workers compensation law and the procedures and policies that impact claims. We also have significant experience dealing with insurance company adjustors and lawyers representing negligent parties.
It is difficult to fight a bureaucracy or navigate an insurance labyrinth when you are seriously injured. A New Hampshire work-related injury lawyer can help you determine what is a fair settlement offer and represent you in negotiations with insurance companies.
When the opposing side realizes that you have hired a highly effective, experienced New Hampshire law firm like ours to represent you, they will be more motivated to negotiate a satisfactory resolution rather than risk a long, costly court fight.
Since we offer a free consultation and accept personal injury and disability cases on a contingency fee basis, there is no up-front cost to our clients. We are proficient in English and Spanish, and if you cannot come to our office, we can visit you at your home to discuss your legal options.
Contact a New Hampshire construction accident lawyer today!
Wyskiel, Boc, Tillinghast & Bolduc, P.A. represents victims of workplace injuries in NH and the Tri-State and Seacoast areas, including Maine, Vermont and Massachusetts. So if you are looking for qualified New Hampshire construction accident attorneys to help with your personal injury claim, please call us at 800.363.7186 or contact us online to arrange for a free initial consultation.