A construction site can be a dangerous environment for both workers and innocent passersby. When safety is not a top priority for everyone on a site, serious injuries and even death can occur.
Because of the complexities surrounding accidents on construction sites, it is vital that you have an experienced attorney on your side if you are injured or lost a loved one in an accident. Our Savannah construction accident lawyers are experienced in representing injury victims and can help you fight for the compensation you deserve.
Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with our knowledgeable team today. You owe us nothing unless we recover compensation on your behalf.
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Causes of Construction Accidents
Savannah construction sites are filled with hazards at every turn. Heavy construction equipment and tools are used to execute dangerous jobs, many of which are performed at treacherous heights and under hazardous conditions.
Unfortunately, contractors often take shortcuts in the interest of faster project turnaround and reduced expenses, which poses risks to the people who work on the sites.
Despite federal and state laws that require employers to maintain a safe workplace, many do not. Because of this, some common causes of construction accidents include:
- Exposure to toxic substances
- Defective equipment
- Improper use or maintenance of equipment
- Insufficient training
- Misuse of tools and other equipment
- Poor safety precautions and oversight
Any form of negligence while working in the hazardous conditions that are often present on construction sites can lead to serious injuries, such as:
If you have suffered any of these injuries, or others that are not listed, you may be entitled to compensation and should contact our experienced Savannah construction accident lawyers today to discuss your legal options.
Find out if you have a case – complete a Free Case Evaluation form today.
Types of Available Compensation
Those who have been injured or lost a loved one in a construction accident may be entitled to compensation by filing one or more of the following types of claims:
Workers’ compensation – Almost every employer is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. These benefits can help an injured worker cover medical expenses and lost wages and are available to a worker regardless of the circumstances surrounding the accident that caused his or her injury.
Personal injury lawsuit – Although a worker cannot file an injury lawsuit against his or her employer, it may be possible to file a claim against a third party whose negligent actions led to your injury. A personal injury claim is also available to non-workers who are injured on a construction site.
Product liability claim – If a defective product caused your injuries, it may be possible to bring a claim against the manufacturer, retailer or wholesaler of that product.
Wrongful death lawsuit – If you have lost a loved one in a construction accident, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit seeking compensation for your loss.
Our experienced Savannah construction accident lawyers will thoroughly investigate your injuries and the accident that caused them in order to determine who should be held liable and what type of claim you may be entitled to file.
We can help you seek compensation for:
- Lost wages
- Lost earning capacity
- Medical expenses
- Physical pain
- Mental anguish
- Funeral expenses
- Lost companionship
Contact us today to find out if you have a claim.
How Our Savannah Construction Accident Lawyers Can Help
Because of the numerous contractors, subcontractors and other parties often involved in construction sites, it can be difficult to determine exactly who should be held responsible for your injuries or the death of a loved one.
With decades of experience handling these types of complex cases, our Savannah construction accident lawyers have the skills and the resources needed to conduct a thorough investigation into your accident and your injuries.
We will interview witnesses, analyze your medical records and investigate the construction site in order to determine any and all parties who should be held liable for your injuries. You can trust that we will put your interests first and will work to help you recover the maximum compensation you are entitled.
Schedule a Free Consultation
If you have been injured on the job and your employer is not providing the care and support your injuries deserve then don’t wait – contact one of our personal injury lawyers in Savannah from the Nye Law Group today.
Contact The Nye Law Group today to schedule a free consultation to learn more about your legal options and how we can help you. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you will not owe us any legal fees unless we recover compensation for you.
Call 855-856-4212 or complete a Free Case Evaluation form.