FORT LAUDERDALE — A construction worker at Northeast High School in Fort Lauderdale died after falling from a ladder, police say. The employee was standing on the third step when he fell backwards according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. First responders were called to the scene, was airlifted to a local hospital but was later pronounced dead. An OSHA investigation is now underway.
In such a tragic event, the family should at least consult with a Fort Lauderdale Workers’ Compensation attorney like Evan. M. Ostfeld, Esq. immediately to discuss their rights.
At The Law Offices of Evan M. Ostfeld, we focus on Fort Lauderdale Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury, e.g. car accidents, slip and falls, cancer cases from the use of Zantac, Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder/Shower to Shower and Roundup along with product liability matters involving 3M earplugs, hernia mesh and Essure.
Let us explain the rights and obligations of all of the parties involved for your Fort Lauderdale Workers’ Compensation case. Although workers’ compensation is typically the exclusive remedy for most accidents on the job, there are some instances where a personal injury and or wrongful death claim could arise as well. That means there could be two sources of recovery.
Be informed about the law. If you have sustained a Fort Lauderdale workplace accident (big or small), talk to us right away. Evan is an experienced Fort Lauderdale Workers’ Compensation lawyer with over 27 years of knowledge in this complicated area. Our Fort Lauderdale Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury law firm provides a free case analysis. Plus, these claims are handled on a contingency basis so there are no out of pocket fees and expenses unless there is a settlement or court award. Reach out today at (866) I SUE YOU, (954) 227-7529, (954) 998-0075 Text. We are here to help!