How to Prevent Injuries on the Construction Site
Written by Irpino, Avin & Hawkins Law Firm on February 12, 2019Construction is a dangerous industry. Falling objects, electrical malfunctions, welding accidents and more contribute to a high rate of worker injury on the job, which happens all too often. The construction industry has made an effort in recent years to address workplace safety and improve conditions for workers. Construction workers can help protect themselves by taking some basic steps to improve on-the-job safety.
1. Don't Leave Items Sitting Around the SiteThe best way to prevent accidents is to take a proactive approach to eliminating their causes. Trips and slips account for many construction worker injuries. By putting away tools and cleaning up after yourself when you finish a job, you can decrease the chances that you or someone else stumbles over ... Read more
Disputing an Insurance Claim Settlement
Written by Irpino, Avin & Hawkins Law Firm on February 12, 2019People invest in insurance to provide peace of mind in case the worst should happen, such as a car accident or a storm that destroys your home. But an insurance company's settlement offer may not sufficiently cover the damages you have sustained or meet the level of need you experience after an accident. Do you have to accept the insurance claim? The answer is: No, you do not. Here is a step-by-step guide to navigating claim disputes.