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Heavy Equipment Accidents

Helping Injured Construction Workers In Mississippi

Heavy equipment is a common sight on construction sites across the state of Mississippi. A construction accident involving heavy equipment can lead to serious injuries to workers. Workers' compensation benefits can help. But getting those benefits can be difficult. That's why many injured construction workers turn to the experienced workers' compensation attorneys at Tabor Law Firm, P.A.

There are many different types of heavy equipment. But they all have certain things in common: they're huge and potentially dangerous. They can weigh tons, have several moving parts and can cause severe injuries. Some examples of heavy equipment used in construction include:

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    • Bulldozers
    • Cranes
    • Forklifts
    • Backhoes
    • Front-end loaders
    • Excavators
    • Compactors

    A heavy equipment accident can happen due to a negligent operator or defective equipment. The result of the accident can be serious injuries such as broken bones, burns, electric shock, traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injuries. These injuries can leave workers with huge medical expenses. Their injuries may leave them temporarily - or permanently - unable to work.

    An Attorney Can Help You Get Compensation For Your Injuries

    Workers' compensation benefits cover the cost of all reasonable and necessary medical treatment, and also provide partial wages to help the worker get by. There are also vocational rehabilitation benefits to help workers forced to find a new career because of their injuries. But getting workers' compensation benefits is often not easy.

    Employers and insurance companies want to pay as little as possible in workers' compensation benefits. They can challenge your claim and question the extent of your injuries. This can result in a denial of benefits. You can appeal this decision, but the process can be complicated and confusing.

    We Have the Experience to Fight For the Benefits You Need and Deserve

    Our law firm helps workers injured in heavy equipment accidents get the workers' compensation benefits they need and deserve. We build a strong case that proves you were hurt in a work-related accident and that your injuries have left you unable to return to the job.

    We're based in Jackson and serve workers throughout Mississippi. Our Ridgeland office is less than eight miles from the Jackson offices of the Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission, which handles disputes over claims. We've been to those offices many times, fighting on behalf of our clients. We know what it takes to file a successful appeal.

    If you've been hurt in a heavy equipment accident, don't go it alone. Sit down with one of our attorneys for a free consultation. Simply call (601) 944-9588 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.

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    Ridgeland, MS 39157

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    Jackson, MS 39201

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