Accidents can happen in almost any profession, but they are more prevalent in the construction industry due to the dangerous nature of the work. Construction sites are potentially hazardous work places, where serious injuries could have any number of possible causes like:
- Crane/scaffold failures
- Vehicle/pedestrian collision
- Object strikes
- Heavy equipment accidents
- Ineffective machine guarding
- Electrical malfunctions
-The Bureau of Labor Statistics
Making an Injury Claim – Know How, When and What to Expect
If you’ve been injured while working on a construction site you may be eligible to claim worker’s compensation, depending on your employment situation. In order to know to what extent your employer is responsible for your injuries, it is important that you follow the company, local, state and federal guidelines when filing for worker’s compensation. You may be eligible for:
- Medical Care
- Temporary Disability
- Permanent Disability
- Vocational Rehabilitation
Construction Attorneys and Injury Accident Lawyers with an Unparalleled Repertoire
Slack & Davis construction injury attorneys, led by Mike Davis and John Jose have represented construction workers injured by defective products, unsafe work conditions and/or third-party negligence. We are not a worker’s compensation law firm. Rather, we help injured workers with claims against third-party operators who share liability for accidents and injuries. We have the experience and the resources to handle cases against any company – including national and international suppliers and vendors. We provide our clients with outstanding legal expertise and representation.
If you or a loved one has suffered life-altering injuries on a construction site, make a claim right away and then contact us. Slack & Davis provides caring, responsive service and guidance during and after litigation so you get the best care possible.
Case Profile – Construction Site and Workplace Accidents and Injuries
The following are summaries of cases litigated by Slack & Davis workplace injury and construction site attorneys.
- A man who lost eight fingers in a pulley while operating a machine that manufactured cement blocks. Our lawsuit contended that the manufacturer should have designed the machine with a safety guard around the pulley.
- A construction site worker who was severely injured when a cold planer crushed him beneath its front track. Defendants included the equipment manufacturer as well as the supervising entity for various acts of negligence and omissions.
- A client who fell from a scaffold while installing a mural at a city-owned public facility.
- A client, a contract employee, who was injured in a fall from scaffolding negligently erected and maintained by a homebuilder.
- Multiple clients who suffered serious, debilitating bodily injuries in a scaffolding collapse while performing asbestos removal at a local high school.
Additional Resources for Construction Injury Information