There’s a reason why people speeding through a construction zone on roadways face extra fines—it’s to prevent construction worker injuries and fatalities as a result of careless driving. At Steinger, Iscoe & Greene, we take construction zone accidents in Miami very seriously. If you were injured as a result of another person’s negligent actions, fill out a free contact request form now. We may be able to help.
Even with orange cones and brightly colored vests to signal construction workers are present, construction zone accidents still occur. Nearly 1,150 workers were killed in highway incidents in 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
If you need help with a workers’ compensation claim because you were injured in a construction zone accident, we can help. With offices in Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Okeechobee, Orlando, Port St. Lucie, and West Palm Beach, we have considerable resources and what it takes to get the job done. The form is free, confidential, and easy to complete—contact us now to find out how we can help you.
Through workers’ compensation benefits, workers injured in construction zones shouldn’t have to worry about lost wages or the costs of medical expenses. If you were injured, you may be entitled to money, and our Miami workers’ compensation lawyers can help you fight for every dollar you truly deserve. That’s why we’re here, to help you move past your accident and move forward with your life.
Too often, drivers are in a hurry to get where they’re going, not considering the lives of the workers they’re driving past. In Florida, if you are caught speeding through a construction zone when workers are present, you will be fined based on how many miles over the speed limit you are traveling. To learn more about the consequences of speeding in a Miami work zone, click here.