Workers’ compensation provides medical treatment, wage replacement and permanent disability compensation to employees who suffer job-related injuries or illnesses, and death benefits to dependents of workers who have died as a result of their employment.
Each year approximately 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs in the United States. It is estimated that 1,000 people in America visit the emergency room each day due to dog bite injuries. Dog bites often result in severe injury, and even death, especially if the dog bites a child.
People injured at construction sites may be entitled to compensation as a result of negligence on the part of a construction company or an individual. If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident, it may be useful to speak to an experienced attorney.