Each year, thousands of construction workers are injured on the job due to the carelessness of a fellow employee or a construction company. Many individuals will face high medical bills, lost wages and in serious cases, victims may never be able to return to work again.
When you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident and you're not sure what to do, a Texas construction accident lawyer can help you get the compensation you deserve.
Causes of Construction Accidents
The causes of construction accidents cover a wide range, however, many can be traced back to human errors.
Some of the most common causes of construction accidents include:
- Defective equipment
- Improper safety procedures
- Rushed work
- Bad weather
- Reckless behaviors
Whatever the reason of the accident, the consequences can be devastating for both the victim and their families.
Injuries caused by falls from rooftops and scaffolding can be life-changing. Whether it was an accident or someone else's error that led to your fall, it is important that you receive adequate medical attention and time to recuperate.
Construction work is considered one of the most dangerous trades as each year thousands of workers are injured at a job site. Workers may suffer from burns, broken bones and head trauma if they are not provided with the correct safety equipment.
Forklift or Crane Accidents
Heavy machinery such as cranes and forklifts are typically used at construction sites. In an instant a worker may be pinned underneath a tilted forklift or hit by a swinging crane arm.
Fire and Explosion Accidents
Electrical wiring, heat and even small fires can lead to explosions and combustion at a Texas construction site. When a fire or explosion occurs, you need a lawyer who understands the applicable laws and regulations, and who has the resources to properly investigate the cause and origin of the fire or explosion.
How a Texas Construction Accident Attorney Can Help
When these accidents happen, you need a lawyer who will stand up for your rights and demand justice.
Investigating construction accidents takes time and money. Based in Fort Worth, our lawyers can investigate your claim and collect all the information needed, such as inspection reports and insurance documentation, to build a strong case that will get you get the compensation you need.
Contact us today to schedule your Free Case Evaluation at (817) 920-9000 or fill out the contact form on this page we work on a contingency basis, which means you pay us nothing if you don't get paid.