There are many types of workers who are are injured in construction accidents. These include, but are not limited to, roofers, laborers and iron workers. These workers receive severe injuries to the elbows, knees, shoulders, arms, back, neck, or a combination of these injuries. These may occur from a slip and fall, falls from a scaffold, defective machinery, or other types of occurrences.
In these instances, an individual may not only have a workers’ compensation claim, but also a lawsuit against a negligent third party.
Those individuals who lose time from work due to their injury would be entitled to lost wage payments and medical care from their employer's insurance company.