You wear all of the right protective gear. You know how to prevent a fall from a ladder, a fire, and countless other emergencies. Yet, you might still be at risk of suffering a significant construction injury. Specifically, you may still be at risk of injuring your knee.
Five Ways Knee Injuries Happen on New Jersey Construction Sites
Your job may put you at risk for suffering a knee injury. For example, you could hurt your knee:
- Carrying heavy objects.
- Crouching or squatting repeatedly and/or for extended periods.
- Slipping and falling on the construction site.
- Hitting your knee against a hard object or piece of equipment.
- Performing repetitive tasks that cause strains or other damages.
These, and other risks, can result in knee injuries such as torn ligaments, broken bones, tendonitis, and other medical conditions.
When to Call a New Jersey Construction Lawyer
If you've hurt your knee (or knees), and you have incurred medical expenses and/or lost time from work, you might benefit from contacting an experienced New Jersey construction accident lawyer who will work hard to protect your rights and possible recovery. You may be able to recover workers' compensation and/or file a personal injury claim, depending on what caused your construction accident injury.
For more information about how our New Jersey construction accident attorneys may be able to help you, please contact us today via this website or by calling 800-362-9329. We also invite you to read our FREE brochure, Hurt in a Construction Accident? You're Not Alone, which is available on our website.