Top Causes of Construction Accidents

Top Causes of Construction Accidents

Workplace accidents are more common in construction than in most other industries. The top causes of construction worker injuries and fatalities remain falls, electrocutions, struck-by, and caught-in or caught-between incidents. Much of the time, these construction accidents are preventable, meaning a personal injury attorney can help determine who is liable to compensate you for damages. […]

Can a Construction Accident Lawyer Help If I’m Not an Employee?

If a construction worker is injured on the job, their losses are usually covered by an employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. The worker may also consider hiring a construction accident lawyer. But what if you’re hurt in a construction site accident and not an employee but instead a subcontractor or civilian? Can you still file a […]

What to Do After a Construction Accident

With so many hazards, construction is one of the most dangerous industries to work in. There were about 80,000 nonfatal construction injuries in 2015, with 985 deaths. In 2018, there were 1,008 deaths, representing 21.1% of all worker fatalities that year, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). A construction site accident can […]

How Can Construction Injury Attorneys Help Victims?

Construction sites are riddled with hazards. No matter how careful you are, accidents can and will happen. If you are injured on a construction site through no fault of your own, it is wise to contact a professional construction injury lawyer right away. They can help you navigate the complex process of construction injury claims […]

What Do Personal Injury Lawyers Look For in a Case?

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There are a wide variety of situations that could constitute a personal injury claim. The most common personal injury cases are car accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, workplace accidents, and premises liability like slip and fall incidents. When you tighten the lens, more specific variations of personal injury cases could include nursing home abuse or neglect, aviation and boating accidents, dog bites and […]

How To Make An Accident Claim

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If you are in a car accident, it’s not only smart to file an insurance claim. It’s the law. Driving without insurance is illegal per California Vehicle Code Section 16029. But just how do you go about making a car accident claim? An insurance claim is filed before any legal action is taken. If there’s a […]

Construction Accidents: Who Can Be Held Responsible?

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Those who work at construction sites will face many hazards during a normal business day. But, California law requires the site owner, contractors, or other employing agencies to enforce workplace safety practices and provide the right safety equipment for all employees.  If you experience a construction accident, filing a workman’s compensation is not your only option. It is also […]