Archive for November 6, 2018
It probably comes as no secret to hear that the construction market in the United States is a lucrative business. In 2016 alone, for instance, it was worth about $1,162 billion. However, even though it is a thriving market, it also has its ups and downs. The construction industry experienced a significant downsizing between April of 2001 and January of 2011. During that time, 40% of its work force was let go.
There are other explanations for individuals who were previously in the construction industry and now may no longer be affiliated with it. One of those reasons, unfortunately, is accidents and injuries. Just as an example, let’s review these numbers from the American Arbitration Association in 2015. During that time, lawyers and lawyers for construction companies were very busy, handling 551 construction industry cases with over $500,000 in claims.
Have you or someone you know been hurt in a construction accident while on the job? Are you asking yourself: “Do I need a la