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Construction sites are dangerous places to work, and most jurisdictions have special Labor Laws that protect the rights of construction workers that are injured on the job. If you were hurt in a workplace accident, you should be aware that construction accidents often involve liability on the part of one or more insured third parties,in addition to any benefits that are available through your employer’s Workers’ Comp insurance. Equipment manufacturers, property owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and equipment leasing companies may share in the liability for your injuries suffred at a construction site.
LawyerNetwork.org has extensive experience with construction site accidents. It is important to contact an attorney immediately after a construction site accident, while evidence is still fresh. Our lawyers will perform a quick and thorough investigation, to ensure that your legal rights are protected
Workers injured in construction accidents are usually entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits, but those benefits can be very limited. Whether compensatory damages are also available depends on the often complex relationships between general contractor, subcontractors, equipment companies, and property owners on the work site. It is important to have an attorney that knows how to sort through those relationships, and find who is liable for the injury.
We represent people injured in construction accidents such as:
- Scaffold accidents
- Falls from a roof or ladder
- Accidents involving contact with high voltage lines
- Construction truck accidents
- Injuries from defective equipment
- Injury or illness caused by chemical exposure
- Injuries from falling objects
The construction industry accounts each year for the largest number of occupational injuries and deaths across the country.We will thoroughly investigate all potentially liable parties and all sources of compensation that may be available to you.Contact us for a no-cost consultation and case evaluation, to discuss how we can help you.