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Recovering from a construction site accident

People who work in many different fields face a variety of risks each day. At Christina Rivenbark & Associates, we understand that construction workers often find themselves in particularly dangerous situations. If you work in construction in Wilmington, or any other part of North Carolina, you may be exposed to dangerous chemicals, work with certain types of machinery that can lead to a serious injury, be exposed to electricity or work in high spaces, among other hazards. In the event that you are involved in an accident, it is pivotal to make sure that you recover to the best of your ability.

The financial consequences of a work-related injury

When someone is hurt while working, their life may be adversely impacted in many ways. They may struggle with an overwhelming amount of physical pain and they could be unable to participate in physical activities they enjoy. Sometimes, these injuries create lifelong problems, while others create short-term hardships. Outside of the physical and mental challenges that may come with a workplace accident, these injuries can be devastating from a financial angle as well. If you were hurt while performing your job, it is important to be aware of the different ways your finances could be affected and know which options you have.

What are some causes of workplace traffic crashes?

Motor vehicle collisions take place for various reasons, whether someone is involved in a multi-vehicle wreck while driving home from a major event that resulted in traffic congestion or a driver veers off of the road due to ice and collides with a tree. However, many people are hurt in accidents that occur while they are working, whether they drive a large truck, a taxi, or are operating a company vehicle for any number of reasons.

3 issues that could arise with a workers' compensation claim

Getting injured on the job is an upsetting situation for anyone, particularly if the injury results in medical expenses and time away from work. Thankfully, in many cases, workers in this situation will be eligible for workers' compensation benefits to cover their medical bills and partially replace any lost wages.

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