Workers' Compensation and Personal Injury Attorneys Rhode Island & Massachusetts

For a Rhode Island or Massachusetts Construction Site Injury, Call a Tough Work Comp Lawyer

Construction accidents can leave workers with very serious injuries. They face medical expenses that become overwhelming very quickly, as well as a loss of income because they can't return to work. The experienced workers' compensation attorneys at The Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl help injured workers get the benefits they need and deserve.

If you are a carpenter, contractor, foreman, heavy equipment operator, mechanic, plumber, electrician, pipefitter, welder, cutter or painter, you know the construction industry is an extremely dangerous job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction workers account for most job-related injuries and illnesses across the country. Construction site accidents occur every day in our area, from Providence and Newport to Fall River and Foxborough. As knowledgeable, compassionate Workers' Compensation attorneys who have been helping injured workers for over 35 years, we know that hazardous conditions take many forms:

  • falls off ladders, scaffolding, ladders and roofs
  • heavy lifting injuries
  • broken back in 'stuck-between' accidents
  • toxic exposure from chemical fumes
  • spinal cord injury from building collapse
  • crane, forklift and bulldozer accidents
  • loader backhoes and excavators that tip over
  • traumatic brain injury from falling objects
  • defective power tool injuries
  • hoisted loads breaking free and dropping
  • faulty ropes, rigging or cables
  • defective machinery accidents
  • electrocution injuries
  • welding arc flash blindness and burns
  • hearing loss and eye injury
  • construction site fatality

Construction Site Safety Violations Can Result in Devastating Injuries and Deaths

We know the obstacles that injured construction workers face following a workplace injury. The workers' compensation system is supposed to help, but the claims process can be difficult. Employers and insurance companies can challenge claims for benefits. They may dispute the extent of the injury, or even decide that workers are ready to return to the job even though they are still recovering.

Hazardous safety violations and lack of protective gear-such as goggles, hard hats, steel-toed boots, insulated gloves and earplugs-can result in serious construction site injuries. Malfunctioning power tools and heavy equipment injuries are common as well, regardless of manufacturer-Kubota, Case, Black & Decker, DeWalt, Link-Belt, Caterpillar, Komatsu, Bobcat, Volvo or Makita. Because we know OSHA regulations inside and out, we also file third party claims against tool companies as well, if your injury was caused by their defective product.

We're the Aggressive, Reliable Legal Team You Want on Your Side-Call Us Today!

We know that construction site employees work hard and if you were injured in a construction job, we will work hard for you to win the Workers' Compensation benefits you deserve. If you lost a loved one in a construction site death, we can help you obtain wrongful death benefits as well, to help your family make ends meet after such a major loss. Call the Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl today at (508)677-4900 or contact us online for a free case evaluation. Every conversation is personalized and confidential, and we help injured Massachusetts workers throughout southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island, including Providence, Fall River, New Bedford, Foxborough and Boston.


Fall River

191 Bedford St #301 Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: 508-677-4900


16 Chestnut St #130B Foxborough, MA 02035
Phone: 508-717-3596


127 Dorrance St #400A Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-307-4502

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