Construction accidents often result in extremely severe or life-threatening injuries, as large and heavy equipment are involved. While many of these accidents are covered by the workers’ compensation statutes, the inaction of employers or the third party involved may go unnoticed and lead to minimal compensation for you or a loved one who has suffered in a construction accident. If you have sustained catastrophic injuries or your loved one was killed in a construction accident, you should not struggle financially because of the harm caused by the negligence of a third party contractor, property owner, or other entity. Contact Apex Attorneys now for a FREE consultation and let one of our incredible personal injury attorneys help with your case.
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the leading causes of construction site fatalities are divided into the following:.
Regardless of the type of construction accident you were involved in, working with an experienced construction accident attorney can help you obtain the maximum compensation you are entitled to.
Such accidents can lead to a variety of injuries, including:
Other common construction injuries may include:
When a construction accident happens, it leads to a very complex legal process and you may be unsure of what to do next. A personal injury attorney can provide you with legal representation and guidance throughout the process of seeking compensation for your injuries. Call Apex Attorneys now for a FREE consultation.
Construction accidents and injuries can be prevented if safety practices are put in place, workers are provided with protective equipment (e.g. hard hats, safety belts, harnesses, nets), and proper safety protocols are followed.
After seeking immediate medical attention for your injuries, we strongly recommend that you reach out to a personal injury attorney to file your claim. There is a limitation period for all personal injury cases in every state, meaning that your claim must be filed within 2 to 4 years of the initial injury depending on the individual state’s laws.
The personal injury attorneys of Apex can help you strategize your claim and maximize your compensation. Don’t hesitate; reach out for a FREE consultation now by filling out the form below: