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1 in 10 Construction Workers Expected to Suffer a Job Injury Annually

1 in 10 Construction Workers Expected to Suffer a Job Injury Annually

According to the attached article, annually 1 in 10 construction workers suffer a work injury and 1 in 5 job related deaths which happen occur in the construction industry.

33.5% of all Construction Workers death occur due to falls, 11.1% due to being struck by an object, 8.5% due to electrocution and 5.5% due to being caught in-or between-objects.

The Alabama Job Injury Lawyers at Powell and Denny have been representing injured workers for over 57 combined years, and in that time, we have represented hundreds of injured workers who suffered job injuries while working on a construction site. If you work in the construction field, you know that you they work you do is heavy and highly skilled. It takes years to become proficient at your job and you are an expert at what you do. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for construction workers to suffer serious job injuries, such as a torn rotator cuff, a herniated cervical disc, herniated lumbar disk or some other work injury which leaves you unable to continue to work in your field of expertise. If you are facing this situation, you undoubtedly have questions and concern about your future; what are you entitled to under the Alabama Workers’ Compensation law?

I can’t build a house, construct a brick wall, wire a home for electricity or re-roof my house. For that I turn to the experience of a professional. If you have suffered a construction site injury and have questions, you should also at least speak with an experienced Alabama Job Injury attorney to find out what your rights are.

If you work in Alabama+ and have suffered a job injury while working on a construction site and you have questions about your rights under the Alabama Workers’ Compensation laws, contact Powell and Denny.  Our experienced Birmingham Alabama Workers’ Compensation attorneys would be happy to speak with you about your case during a free consultation; and remember, virtual appointments through Zoom are available with one of our experienced lawyers for you wherever you live.

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Mr. Denny is AV rated by Martindale Hubbard (the highest rating possible) and Mr. Powell has been rated as Superior by The National Registry

+ Powell and Denny have successfully represented injured workers from Birmingham, Huntsville, Florence, Muscle Shoals, Tuscumbia, Athens, Decatur, Town Creek Ardmore, Hartselle, Madison, Toney, Scottsboro, Ft. Payne, New Hope, Guntersville, Albertville, Boaz, Ashville, Anniston, Gadsden, Cullman, Jasper, Gardendale, Morris, Kimberly, Centerpoint, Leeds, Tarrant City, Fairfield, Hueytown, Bessemer, Adger, Tuscaloosa, Cordova, Alabaster, Pelham, Harpersville, Opelika, Phenix City, Montgomery, Clanton, Calera, Enterprise, Monroeville, Mobile, Evergreen and towns and cities in between.


1 in 10 Construction Workers Expected to Suffer a Job Injury Annually

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