Across the country there are hundreds of thousands of healthcare facilities such as hospitals, cancer research centers, surgery centers, radiology centers, labs and doctors offices. The healthcare industry is one of the biggest and most lucrative industries there are. With that, along with the need to provide the best possible patient care, hospitals, emergency rooms and urgent care offices are constantly being built, renovated or added to. These are always very dangerous job sites to work on and accidents and injuries do happen. If you, or a loved one, has been injured while working at a hospital or any healthcare facility they need the help our our construction accident lawyers handling healthcare facility lawsuits.
Please contact our hospital construction accident attorneys for a free case review. All injury claims and workers’ comp cases are handled on a contingency fee basis meaning they charge nothing if they do not recover for you. Serving the entire United States, Puerto Rico, Guam & the Virgin Islands.
Accidents In Hospital Construction Site Cases
When a healthcare center is being built there can be dozens of builders, suppliers, vendors, contractors and subcontractors all working at once. And accidents are bound to happen no matter how careful you are, how safe the job site is or how strictly you adhere to OSHA guidelines. An average of 7 out of 100 healthcare workers is injured every week. That is about twice the national average of workplace injuries in other fields and occupations.
Many types of accidents, and often fatal accidents, happen on healthcare industry job sites. These can be slip and falls, equipment accidents, machine accidents, crane accidents, ladder, scaffolding and roof falls. If a trench is needed it can collapse, tools can malfunction, safety harnesses can break and accidents can occur due to flat out worker negligence. No matter what caused your on the job injury our Pennsylvania healthcare worker injury attorneys can help.
Liability In Healthcare Construction Injury Lawsuits
In these types of cases liability usually starts with your employer and it is an on the job injury. This is true even if the negligence of another company or vendor caused your injury. Other parties, referred to as third parties, can be held liable for your injuries, lost wages, pain and suffering in addition to your employer.
In workers’ comp cases you cannot obtain compensation for pain and suffering but you can in 3rd party injury claims. Examples of third parties are other vendors, contractors, suppliers, mechanics, lumber companies, tool manufacturers, plumbers, electricians, subcontractors, etc. Our Delaware hospital injury attorneys handling healthcare facility lawsuits will conduct a thorough review of your claim and identify all liable parties.
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