Accidents that occur at construction sites can lead to severe injuries, including death; Florida ranks second in the country in deaths due to work-related accidents. In spite of the severity of the injuries, the goal of most insurance companies is to minimize the amount of compensation that the injured person or injured person’s family receives. In order to maximize the amount you receive of your injury, consult an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer. As a Florida construction injury attorney with more than 20 years of experience, Mario Trespalacios provides effective representation to people injured in construction accidents.
Accidents that occur at construction sites can result in catastrophic injuries such as back injuries, knee injuries and traumatic brain injuries. These injuries can be caused by falls, debris or dangerous equipment.
Often, these injuries require surgery and extensive therapy. It is important to have access to the best medical care available. Attorney Trespalacios endeavors to ensure that his clients are able to receive better medical care. With a background in medicine, Mr. Trespalacios has a sound understanding of his clients’ needs and takes action to ensure that those needs are met.
It is not uncommon for workers to feel the effects of an injury a day or two after the injury’s occurrence. If this is true in your case, your employer may tell you that the injury is not work-related, but this is not necessarily true. The best way to learn whether your injury is work-related is to speak with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer who can evaluate your case.
If you have suffered a construction injury, inform your employer as soon as possible. You must report your claim to your employer within 30 days of the injury. In addition to informing your employer, contact a lawyer as soon as possible. Mario Trespalacios is a Florida construction injury attorney who has been representing injured workers since 1992. Contact his office at 305-261-5800.