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Phone: 800-659-9318 / 718-804-5230
Email: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
www.calrlegal.com

Legal Options for Injured
Construction Workers
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Phone: 800-659-9318 / 718-804-5230
Email: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
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A construction site is a dangerous place to work.
When a worker gets injured on the job, he or she has three
basic legal options:

Phone: 800-659-9318 / 718-804-5230
Email: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
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Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim
Under the Workers’ Compensation claim process, an injured worker
can recover compensation for losses caused by their injuries.
This claim typically requests compensation for medical expenses,
lost wages and partial or permanent disability.

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Email: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
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Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit
If the injury was due to the negligence of any of the people
involved in the construction project, such as general contractors,
property owners, sub-contractors, etc., the worker may recover
compensation by filing a personal injury lawsuit against them.

Phone: 800-659-9318 / 718-804-5230
Email: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
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The injured worker must prove that:
•the defendant had a duty to provide safe working
conditions for the worker
•the defendant failed to meet that duty
•the negligence of that duty caused injury

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Email: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
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Product Liability Lawsuit
If the injury was due to a defective piece of equipment or material,
the designer, manufacturer or seller of that equipment may be held
liable.

Phone: 800-659-9318 / 718-804-5230
Email: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
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To recover compensation for injuries, the injured
worker must file a product liability claim and prove
that:
•the equipment was unreasonably dangerous
•the equipment was being used in the manner intended
•the defect caused harm to him or her

Phone: 800-659-9318 / 718-804-5230
Email: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
www.calrlegal.com

At the Construction Accident Law Resource, our
construction accident attorneys are experienced and
knowledgeable.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a
construction accident, our construction accident
attorneys will thoroughly investigate your claim and
guide you through the entire legal process.

Phone: 800-659-9318 / 718-804-5230
Email: fdervishi@dervishilaw.com
www.calrlegal.com

Contact Us

Construction Accident Law Resource
2322 Arthur Avenue, Suite 3A
Bronx, New York 10458
866-700-0657


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