How to File Cell Tower Accident Lawsuit In 2024 | Get Claim

Working as a cell tower technician comes with various risks, such as the risk of serious injuries and life-threatening hazards. Consequently, cell tower technicians who get injured while working on a particular cell tower site can get compensation from their employer by filing a cell tower accident lawsuit. It helps you recover losses, such as lost wages, medical bills, permanent injury, and more.

Common causes of fatal and non-fatal cell tower accidents

  • Cell tower collapse.
  • Electrical hazards.
  • Equipment failure.
  • Falling object hazards.
  • Falls from great heights.
  • Missteps.
  • Inadequate employee training.
  • Poorly maintained or inadequate equipment.
  • Poor weather conditions.

Some workers also experience increased pressure to work at a rapid pace. It distracts individuals from climbing these great heights and encourages cutting corners or neglects important safety protocols to save on time.

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Types of injuries from cell tower accidents

  • Broken limbs.
  • Burns.
  • Brain damage.
  • Concussion.
  • Cuts.
  • Death.
  • Electrocution.
  • Internal injuries.
  • Impaired sight or hearing.
  • Paralysis.
  • Permanent disability.
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According to OSHA regulations, cell tower workers have the right to:

  • Safe working conditions that don’t pose a serious risk for harm.
  • Receive adequate information and training regarding workplace hazards.
  • Receive adequate information and training to prevent workplace injury.
  • Review records of workplace accidents and injuries.
  • File a complaint without employer retaliation.
  • File a workplace complaint to OSHA, if a worker feels their company is violating OSHA health and safety standards.

Understanding the employee rights along with cell tower accident legal action is important for any worker, particularly for those workers who work in hazardous positions in the agricultural, construction, and communication industries.

However, the insurance companies might try to reduce the total compensation of the injured workers. For example, they might:

  • Argue over the extent of your injuries.
  • Deny compensation for your physical and mental anguish.
  • Deny coverage for effective medical procedures that are costly.
  • Refer you to an incompetent or incompatible doctor.
  • Provide coverage only for expenses accrued since the date of the accident, disregarding projected expenses.

Compensatory damages awarded in the form of monetary compensation

  • Loss of limbs.
  • Loss of earning capacity.
  • Lost wages.
  • Physical therapy and other rehabilitative services.
  • Projected medical expenses.
  • Medical costs.
  • Medical bills.

Moreover, in wrongful death claims, you can get compensation for:

  • Funeral and burial costs.
  • Hospital bills.
  • Pain and suffering costs.
  • Loss of consortium or companionship.
  • Value of the loss of support and services from the date of the fatal accident.

Before filing a cell tower accident claim, you must know the answers to these questions

  • What type of worker are you classified as?
  • How did your accident occur?
  • Did your accident directly result in injury?
  • Did your accident occur while you were on duty?
  • Is there any evidence of negligence on behalf of your employer or contracting company linked to the cause of your accident?

If you want a lawyer who cares about you and the outcome of your cell tower accident lawsuit, choose Ethen Ostroff. He and his professional connections will ensure you get every dollar possible for what you went through.

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