Most of us who don’t work on construction sites don’t realize just how dangerous they are. Many times, accidents cause serious injuries and sometimes even death. One contributor to construction site accidents in Phoenix is misuse of scaffolding.
When injuries and accidents involving scaffolding do happen, most workers know they can make a workers’ compensation claim. However, they don’t realize that they may also have a right to make a personal injury claim as well. In addition, making a personal injury claim in the State of Arizona does not forfeit an injured victim’s right to workers’ compensation. Any compensation awarded through a personal injury claim is in addition to workers’ compensation.
Determining whether or not an injured worker can make a personal injury claim due to a scaffolding accident requires the expertise of a construction accident lawyer. If you have been injured on a Phoenix construction site due to a scaffolding accident and you’d like to know your rights, please contact the Arizona scaffold accident lawyers at Breyer Law Offices. We have experience in all kinds of construction accident cases and can give you honest answers and guidance, as well as educate you about all of your legal options, so you can make the best decision for you and your family.