Construction workers continue to have one of the country’s most dangerous occupations. If you work on a construction site, you’re probably aware of the occupational hazards and frequency that people are hurt on the job, whether it is from a fall, overexertion or being struck by objects on the site.
Some common construction accidents in Ohio, where Bentoff & Duber is located, include:
- Crane accidents
- Electrical injuries and burns
- Equipment mishaps
- Falling and tripping
- Falling objects
- Forklift accidents
By following the proper safety procedures, many construction injuries can be avoided. Contractors, developers and other employees are responsible for keeping job sites safe for construction workers. If employers are not following safety procedures, ensuring that equipment is in working order and enforcing that workers wear protective gear, injuries can happen. When there is an injury, you need representation.
Bentoff & Duber, located in Cleveland, Ohio has experienced construction accident lawyers who aren’t afraid to go up against construction firms or big insurance companies. We can help you file a claim and determine if you are entitled to benefits.
About the author: Brandon Duber, a Partner with Bentoff & Duber Co., LPA, is a lawyer with proven experience in the courtroom and expertise in the areas of workers’ compensation, criminal defense, personal injury and medical malpractice law. He received his B.A. from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY and his J.D. from The Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, OH.