About Construction Accidents in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Construction Accident Lawyer
A construction accident may occur in the blink of an eye, leading to serious injury or the death of a construction worker, visitor to the site, or passerby. According to national occupational injury statistics presented by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, workers in construction suffered the most fatalities of any industry in the private sector in 2008, with a total of 969 fatalities. This includes incidents occurring in residential construction as well as heavy and civil engineering construction and special trade contractors. 32% of these fatalities involved falls, and 12% involved a victim being struck by a
The construction industry as a whole places workers and visitors to active and inactive construction sites at risk of injury due to heavy equipment or machinery, scaffolding, exposed electrical wires, and other conditions that are naturally hazardous. If you add negligent implementation of safety regulations or improper training of construction workers into the mix, you have a situation where a construction accident is more likely to occur.
It is important that you have the opportunity to fully understand your legal rights and options in the wake of a construction accident in the Los Angeles area. By consulting an attorney at our firm as soon as possible, you can get the information you need to make an educated choice about moving forward with a claim, working with an attorney, and more.
More Information Regarding Construction Accidents
Interested in learning more about construction accidents in Los Angeles? Check out the information we have included below:
Types of Construction Accidents
There are a number of different types of construction accidents, and considering that construction sites are rife with potential hazards, it is no wonder that these occur even when experienced workers are at the site and they are following safety regulations. We handle cases related to scaffolding accidents, roof falls, ladder accidents, building collapses, electrocution and much more. Read more about the types of construction accidents…
Construction Accident Causes
What causes construction accidents? At times, it may seem that "accidents happen". If you thoroughly investigate the circumstances of the incident, however, you may find that there was a specific situation that caused the accident to occur. It may have been a mistake by a construction worker or a piece of equipment that malfunctioned. Read more about construction accident causes…
There is no question that an injury sustained in a construction accident may have a tremendous impact on the victim, leading to extensive medical bills, emotional trauma and an inability to work for an extended period of time or to return to work at all. We deal with all types of construction site injuries in and around Los Angeles. Read more about construction injuries…
Why a Construction Accident Lawyer
Deciding whether to hire a lawyer to handle your construction accident claim is an important choice to make. Whether you are dealing with a workers' compensation or personal injury claim for your construction accident, you can count on our experience and dedication as we help you seek the compensation you need. Read more about hiring a construction accident lawyer…
If you call our firm, we will be happy to talk to you about your particular case and what we can do to assist you. Call a lawyer at 800-670-8142 or contact us