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Vermont Scaffolding Accident Attorney

Seeking Justice for Scaffolding Accident Victims

At the Law Office of Charles L. Powell PLLC, we understand that accidents happen, but when they occur on a construction site due to scaffolding mishaps, the consequences can be devastating. Workers in White River Junction, VT and beyond have trusted our expertise for years when it comes to seeking compensation for injuries resulting from these types of accidents.

If you've been involved in a scaffolding accident, our experienced legal team is here to provide the support and representation you need to navigate the complexities of workers' compensation claims.

Causes of Scaffolding Accidents

Scaffolding accidents can occur due to various factors, including:

  • Inadequate training on how to properly assemble and use scaffolding
  • Faulty or defective scaffolding equipment
  • Improperly maintained scaffolding
  • Failure to secure scaffolding to the building or structure
  • Overloading of scaffolding beyond its weight capacity
  • Lack of proper safety equipment, such as guardrails or harnesses

Identifying the root cause of the accident is crucial in determining liability and seeking compensation.

Common Injuries Resulting from Scaffolding Accidents

Scaffolding accidents can result in severe injuries, including:

  • Falls: The most common injury involves workers falling from elevated scaffolding structures.
  • Crush Injuries: Scaffolding collapses can lead to crush injuries, causing significant harm.
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries: Head injuries can occur if a worker falls and strikes their head on a hard surface.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Falls from scaffolding can result in serious spinal cord injuries with long-term consequences.
  • Fractures and Broken Bones: Impact injuries from falls or collapses often lead to fractures and broken bones.

These injuries can lead to significant medical expenses, lost wages, and a diminished quality of life for the injured worker.

How the Law Office of Charles L. Powell PLLC Can Help

Our Scaffolding Accident Attorneys offer comprehensive assistance to injured workers, including:

  • Claim Evaluation: Assessing the details of your scaffolding accident to determine the validity of your workers' compensation claim.
  • Investigation: Conducting a thorough investigation into the circumstances of the accident, including safety protocols and equipment maintenance.
  • Medical Expertise: Collaborating with medical professionals to assess the extent of your injuries and their impact on your ability to work.
  • Legal Representation: Using our knowledge of workers' compensation laws in Vermont to build a strong case.
  • Negotiation and Litigation: Pursuing fair compensation through negotiation or, if necessary, aggressive litigation.
  • Recovering Full Benefits: Ensuring that you receive the maximum benefits available under workers' compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and rehabilitation.

At the Law Office of Charles L. Powell PLLC, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll a scaffolding accident can take on injured workers and their families. That's why we're committed to helping our clients recover full benefits from their workers' comp claim.

Contact us today to discuss your case with a member of our experienced team! Call us directly at (802) 731-0154.

 

Clients Share Their Experience

  • His kindness, compassion and understanding of my struggles helped me through some difficult times.

    Nola Corbeil
  • I was blessed to be referred to the Law Offices of Attorney Charles Powell.

    Mark L.
  • If you were injured at work you want the best.

    Ringonemo N.

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Our office is a place where workers can go after experiencing an on-the job injury.

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