Understanding Construction Accidents Resulting in Personal Injuries to Workers
Construction accidents can be deadly and cause very serious injuries. If you or someone you love has been injured on a construction site you may be entitled to monetary compensation for your injuries. Many equipment malfunctions can occur causing detrimental harm to a person. Even if you were a bystander or not an employee of your injuries that occur on a construction accident can be the fault of another. If you’re sustained injuries it is important that you file a lawsuit against the general contractor in charge of the construction project, their insurance company, and any other responsible party that may have caused you bodily harm. Proving a construction accident can be quite complex but at the Strong Law Firm we are prepared to represent you and seek justice to the fullest extent of the law. We have helped injured persons for decades receive monetary compensation for their injuries.
Common Construction Accidents
Many types of construction accidents have occurred over the years causing detrimental harm to the victim. Construction accidents include: following, stepping on hazardous material, working without proper safety gear, or being forced to do certain actions without proper consideration for your safety. If you operate heavy machinery you could be injured as a result of product malfunction. In any of these circumstances it is important that you contact the Strong Law Firm for a free case evaluation to see if you are entitled to recovery for your injuries. Construction accidents, even if they were your fault could still be the responsibility of the general contractor and may be covered under the construction company’s insurance policy. it is important that no matter the extent of your injury that you receive a medical evaluation to ensure that you do not have internal injuries such as bleeding, brain damage, or punctured organs.
Remember, the law mandates that employers participate in an insurance program that will provide compensation to employees that are injured on the job site. Worker’s Compensation will pay for medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses necessary to help you recover. If you’re having trouble with your Worker’s Compensation claim, give us a call today. According to Falls Church personal injury attorney Michael Strong, the sooner you contact an experienced construction accident attorney the more likely you are to receive monetary compensation. Remember there is a two-year statute of limitations in Virginia to file your case. We have no problem answering your questions via phone, meet you at home or in the hospital, or meet with you in our office located in Falls Church Virginia. We strive to do everything we can to make this process as easy as possible.
When we seek to prove construction accident liability would generally show that the person or business was careless or negligent. That their negligence ultimately calls to your accident and that the accident has caused you injuries that require monetary compensation. We can bring in expert witnesses that can explain what typically is the industry standard in construction work and safety regulations. We also can bring in medical professionals to evaluate your current condition and your physical needs for the future. We will stop at nothing to seek justice in your case.