What to Do if You Suffer a Knee Injury in a NJ Construction Accident

Have You Hurt Your Knee in a New Jersey Construction Accident?

Paul Hofmann
Specializes in personal injury, with emphasis on maritime, railroad and construction worker tort claims

Maybe you heard a pop, felt a tear, or saw the swelling. You probably felt the pain, regardless of how it happened and regardless of the exact kind of knee injury that you suffered. You are probably suffering from the impact of your injury and wondering what your life will be like going forward.

The Actions You Take after a New Jersey Construction Site Knee Injury Matter

Whether you are in the hospital or at home recovering, you need to do a few things as soon as possible if you’ve suffered a knee injury on a New Jersey construction site. For example, you need to:

  • Get medical attention. You need a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. You also need to follow through with the treatment plan.
  • Contact your employer and report the accident.
  • Watch what you say to an insurance adjuster so that you don’t inadvertently harm your recovery.

Additionally, you may benefit from talking with a New Jersey construction attorney.

Find Out More from an Experienced New Jersey Construction Lawyer

There are actions that you have to take in order to maximize your recovery. However, you don’t have to do everything on your own. You don’t have to talk to the workers’ compensation insurance adjuster or negotiate your own workers’ compensation recovery, for example. You don’t have to determine whether you qualify for workers’ compensation or personal injury damages on your own.

Instead, you have the right to contact an experienced New Jersey construction accident attorney for help. Your New Jersey construction accident lawyer will advise you of your rights and fight hard for your fair and equitable recovery. For more information, we encourage you to contact our experienced New Jersey construction lawyers today via this website or by calling 800-362-9329. We also invite you to read our guide, Hurt in a Construction Accident? You’re Not Alone, which is available for FREE on our website.