Accident Injury Lawyers is Fighting to Protect Florida’s Workers and Ensure You’re Compensated Fairly for Your Injury.
According to the National Safety Council, a worker is injured on the job every seven seconds. While many of these injuries are minor and easy to recover from, others can result in lost wages, costly medical bills, and even permanent disability. These situations can put a huge strain on the injured victim and their family. This is why workers’ compensation laws are in place. However, many times an injured worker has trouble obtaining the benefits they deserve from employers and insurance companies.
At Sternberg | Forsythe, P.A., we understand the stress and confusion that follows a serious workplace injury. We also understand that focusing on your physical and emotional recovery is the most important thing. It’s our mission to take the burden of securing fair compensation off your shoulders. Our team of experienced legal professionals will work hard on your behalf so you can focus on what’s important—your health and your family. Contact us at 561-250-7107 today.
Scott J. Sternberg has been a Florida lawyer since 1998. He is licensed to practice law in the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.
Depending on the industry in which you work, you may be more prone to job-related accidents.
If your trade is construction, your workplace is a constantly changing, highly hazardous landscape. In fact, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), more than 17 percent of workplace fatalities in 2011 were in the construction industry.
Like other industries, construction employers in Florida are required to carry Workers’ Compensation for their employees. If you are injured on a worksite, the Orlando construction injury lawyer at Sternberg | Forsythe, P.A. can offer you experienced representation and legal guidance.
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According to OSHA, four types of accidents were responsible for 57 percent of construction site fatalities in 2011. Named the fatal four, these accidents take the lives of over 400 construction workers each year:
If You’ve Been Injured On The Job Call us today at 561-687-5660 or contact us online using our free and secure submission form. We are available 24/7 to assist you and offer FREE initial consultations.
The nature of a construction site involves constant movement, machinery, and workers attending to different tasks. While these factors alone account for construction injuries each year, OSHA investigations reveal persistent workplace violations of safety standards. The ten most frequently cited safety violations in 2011 involved the following:
With 15 years of experience working with victims of construction accidents, our lawyers provide seasoned advice concerning injuries on a job site, including:
As an injured worker, you are entitled to Workers’ compensation benefits. A worksite injury may also involve a civil personal injury claim against a contractor, vendor, or manufacturer of defective machinery.
If you are injured, seek medical attention immediately, report your injury to your employer, and speak with our Boca Raton construction injury attorney. Our legal team has the skill and experience to ensure you receive the necessary benefits and compensation.
The Boca Raton construction Accident attorneys at Sternberg | Forsythe, P.A. are dedicated to offering clients a personalized legal approach to workers’ compensation claims.
Contact us online or at 561.687.5660 for a consultation.