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Construction Injuries and Workers Compensation

Workers' compensation coverage is essential for any business or employer. Not only does it cover lost wages, it also covers occupational diseases and falls. The employee becomes eligible for coverage the moment he or she is hired. Falls If you are a construction worker, it is important to know that falls are a major cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries. These injuries can affect your ability to work and may have long-term consequences. If you have suffered a fall in the workplace, you can seek workers' compensation benefits or file a lawsuit. However, your financial recovery will depend on whether you can prove your employer or third party was at fault. Construction injuries and workers' compensation in Massachusetts are available. Falls in the workplace can be caused by several fact

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