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Injured in a Houston-Area Construction Accident? Get Help from a Construction Accident Injury Lawyer

Injured in a Houston-Area Construction Accident? Get Help from a Construction Accident Injury Lawyer

The famed Brooklyn Bridge in New York took fourteen years to complete in the late 1800s. Today, most companies expect projects of this size to be completed in fourteen months. That accelerated timetable sets the stage for preventable construction site injuries as there is little ramp-up for the project. Frequently, workers are hired and onsite the same day and may not be immediately aware of safety regulations and policies.

Largely because of the serious nature of the injuries, construction routinely sits at or near the top of those “most dangerous job” lists. These incidents are even worse on remote sites, where medical help is far away.

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Pipefitters: Injured on the Job? Our Houston Work Accident Lawyers Can Help

Pipefitters: Injured on the Job? Our Houston Work Accident Lawyers Can Help

In Houston, pipefitters are an integral part of residential and commercial construction projects. These highly specialized workers assemble, install, and maintain the pipe systems in steam, lubricating, heating, cooling, and processing systems. So, in addition to the normal safety hazards at many busy construction sites, pipefitters risk burns and other injuries related to the nature of their work.

As outlined below, when pipefitters get hurt, they are entitled to substantial benefits. However, the insurance company does not simply give these benefits away, mostly because the workers’ compensation fund is seriously undercapitalized.

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Construction Workers: Get Help for Your Work Injury from our Houston Attorneys

Construction Workers: Get Help for Your Work Injury from our Houston Attorneys

Texas is the home to a lot of proud accomplishments and world-records. But one record that the Houston area is not too terribly proud of is its reputation for construction site injuries.

How Common Are Construction Injuries in Houston?
When companies or employers neglect their obligation to impose the safety requirement of a work site, construction accidents are likely to occur.In Houston, construction site injuries are far too common, and many construction workers and their families are the ones who suffer the most after an accident. Twenty percent of workplace fatalities occur from construction related accidents.

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