There are special laws that have been put into place to protect the health and safety of construction workers. If you or a loved one has been injured on a construction site, it is important that you/they understand your/their rights to benefits and compensation owed under law. There are some circumstances in which you/they may also be able to make claims against parties other than your/their employer, such as the site’s landowner, design and engineering professionals, construction managers and material suppliers.
Therman Law understands that injuries suffered at construction sites can be severe and life altering. Our attorneys understand that suffering from trauma means that you want to ensure that your medical bills are paid, you will not suffer financial loss and have reassurance that your insurance provider will pay for future treatment relating to your injury.
To protect your legal rights, be sure you:
- Report the injury to a supervisor, immediately
- Request to see a doctor
- Request and complete a workers’ compensation claim form
- Understand your benefits:
- Medical treatment
- Disability payments
- Permanent disability settlement
- Vocational rehabilitation
- Bus collisions
- Boating accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Trucking accidents
These motor vehicle accidents include:
- Drunk or hit and run drivers
- UV and semi-trailer accidents
- Uninsured or uninsured drivers
- Defective products or designs in automobiles
- Serious injury or death as a result of negligent driver
I njuries suffered, as a result of these types of accidents, can be severe and life altering. Injuries, no matter how minor or major, should be attended to and defended to the fullest extent. The expert attorneys at Therman Law understand the amount of mental and physical pain an automobile accident can have on an individual directly involved in an accident, as well as family members. With more than thirty-five years of combined, proven success, in an out of the courtroom, Therman Law is the preeminent Chicagoland law firm providing tough, experienced and effective injury attorneys. If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of an automobile accident, please reach out to us for a free consultation, so we may be able to defend your rights and bring justice to your case.