If you work in the construction industry in New York, you probably already know that your job is dangerous. In fact, the construction sector has one of the highest rates of workplace injuries. Between faulty power tools that can cause electrocution or falling cranes that can crush an unsuspecting bystander, there are hazards lurking around every corner of the job site.
Many people are surprised to learn that most personal injury lawsuits don't go to trial. By some estimates, more than 90% of personal injury claims are settled out of court. Often, claims are settled before the injured party has even formally filed a lawsuit.
What should you do after a workplace accident?
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