If you have been injured at a construction site, we can help you get the compensation you deserve.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 150,000 construction site accidents take place each year in the US. This number is alarming but it makes sense when you consider that construction work is often inherently dangerous. Site conditions can be hazardous due to unfinished structures and open pits, and workers often use heavy equipment and power tools in their jobs.
Let The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker Fight for You
If you have been injured in a construction site accident--as a worker or a bystander--The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker is here to help you take appropriate legal action so you can secure compensation. Some key ways we can help with your case include:
- Gathering evidence to prove liability for the accident
- Finding caring and compassionate doctors
- Documenting the full impact of your injuries on your life
- Helping you pay your medical bills
- Helping you avoid financial difficulty while out of work
- Determining what type of claim to file
- Fighting to recover full and fair compensation
Personal Injury Claims vs Workers’ Compensation Claims
Construction site accidents have the potential to result in two different types of claims: workers’ compensation claims and personal injury claims.
In order to file a workers compensation claim, you obviously need to be a construction worker hurt on the job. Assuming your employer has workers’ comp insurance, you can get medical care and disability payments even if you caused the accident through your own negligence. The down side is, you cannot secure damages for pain and suffering.
Personal injury claims are designed for accidents caused by negligence. Bystanders will always file this type of claim, and construction workers can too as long as the party that caused their injury was not their employer. Some examples of scenarios that could justify a personal injury claim include:
- A pedestrian who was injured when scaffolding collapsed on a sidewalk
- A bystander hit by a falling object
- A construction worker injured by a defective power tool
- A worker injured due to the negligence of a subcontractor
Although proving liability in a personal injury case does require extra effort and evidence, the ability to recover compensation for larger range of damages--including pain and suffering--makes it worthwhile.
Still Confused About What Type of Claim to File?
That’s Why We’re Here
If you’re still wondering which type of claim you need to file and what your next steps should be following a construction site accident, simply contact The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker. Our experienced attorneys will go over the facts of your case with you and then create and implement the best possible legal strategy designed to maximize your compensation.
Why Choose The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker
- We win 95 percent of our cases
- We have over 39 years of experience
- We’ve helped over 100,000 clients and won over $2 billion dollars
- We are available to clients 7 days a week
- You don’t pay any legal fees unless we win your case
To learn more about how we can help you recover compensation, please submit your case online or call us at 800-333-0000 and request a free initial consultation.