Working construction is a very rewarding career and a source of constant jobs in the Tampa area. However, construction places are very dangerous. According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), more than 14 people a day were killed on-the-job in 2016. Almost a quarter of workplace deaths are in construction. If you sustained Tampa construction injuries, you should consider contacting a lawyer like Brian Hoag.
Causes of Tampa Construction Injuries
The top four causes of construction place death or accidents are:
- Stuck by an object
- Caught-in/betweens or crush injuries
Each of these injuries can be catastrophic or change your life and your family’s lives forever.
Other Causes of Tampa Construction Injuries
Other construction place accidents include:
- Trench/building collapse
- Collapsed scaffolding
- Failure to use appropriate protective gear
- Repetitive motion injuries
- Unsafe Equipment
- Respiratory/Blood Conditions – high lead, asbestos, etc
- Heat stress/frostbite
If you or a loved one has suffered a construction injury or death in the Tampa area, you should consider contacting Brian Hoag. Your employer will have a lawyer and worker’s comp can be difficult to navigate alone. Brian can help you navigate the legal system. He will work to get you the maximum compensation allowable by law. You don’t need to work on your recovery AND deal with the legal system. Let an experienced attorney deal with the legal system.
About Brian Hoag
Hopefully, you will never need the legal services of a Tampa personal injury lawyer, but if you do, please give Hoag Law Firm a call at (727) 231-5420 or complete your online Free Case Evaluation. A free consultation can help you understand your rights. With honest advice and an experienced attorney at your side, you can recover the largest possible settlement and get back to living your life.