Many people make a living working in the construction industry. Despite advances made in safety over the years, construction sites are still inherently dangerous due to the presence of heights, heavy machinery and powerful equipment. If you have been hurt in a construction accident, it is important to understand your rights, including the right to workers’ compensation benefits and personal injury compensation.
The first step in getting what you are entitled to under the law is understanding what your legal options are. Call 601.301.2476 or toll free 800.656.8173 for a free initial consultation with a Jackson construction accident attorney. We are centrally located in metropolitan Jackson to serve your legal needs statewide.
Mississippi Construction Injury Attorneys
At Stevens & Ward, we focus our efforts on pursuing a recovery for injured construction workers from all available sources. Conveniently located just yards from the Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission, we can inform you of your rights and handle all aspects of your case.
Our lawyers represent people who have been injured in construction accidents, including those involving:
- Scaffolding and ladder falls
- Defective machinery and equipment
- Car and truck wrecks
- Building collapses
- Forklift accidents
- Crane accidents
- Inadequate safety training and equipment
- Falling tools and construction materials
Few law firms have our level of experience in workers’ compensation and personal injury law. We litigated the watershed case in the area of workers’ compensation bad faith and are fully prepared to go to trial to obtain the full recovery you need and deserve for your injuries. If a negligent third party was responsible for your injuries, we will aggressively seek personal injury benefits in addition to handling your workers’ compensation claim.
We can help you identify your options and make a full recovery. To discuss your case with a lawyer, contact us today for a free initial consultation.