Construction Accidents

Despite a wide range of state and federal regulations within construction zones, construction workers sustain life-threatening injuries every year.

If you or a loved one are injured in a construction accident, it is important that you seek experienced legal help to receive proper compensation for your pain and suffering, injuries and damages, lost wages, and medical costs.

Common Types of Construction Accidents

  • Crane Accidents
  • Scaffolding Accidents
  • Electrical Accidents
  • Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents
  • Getting Hit by Objects
  • Getting caught in a Machine
  • Transportation Accidents
  • Explosions
  • Nail Gun Accidents

Who Is Liable?

Construction accidents are often complex and there are many different companies or people who may be responsible for your injuries, including:

  • A general contractor or sub-contractor
  • Product manufacturer
  • Defective work/safety equipment manufacturers
  • Road construction zone drivers

If A Construction Accident Occurs

1. Complete an Incident Report
Report the incident to the job foreman or supervisor immediately, and make sure that an incident report is prepared.

2. Collect Evidence!
Take photographs of the scene and your injuries. Write down any information regarding how the incident occurred. Note the date, time, and location of the incident.

3. Witnesses?
Gather information from anyone who witnessed the incident, including their names, addresses, and telephone numbers. Write down any statements made to you by witnesses.

4. Seek Immediate Medical Attention
Construction zones are high-risk areas and injuries resulting from construction accidents are often serious. If your injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, still seek immediate medical attention. Your injuries could be worse than they first appear. Call an ambulance if necessary or go to the emergency room or urgent care. It is essential that you follow your doctor’s orders.

5. Contact My Office Immediately!
I will personally assist you at any time. Contact me immediately for a free consultation. I will spend time with you to obtain information, answer all your questions, and explain your legal rights.

If you are injured in an accident, you have rights!
Personal Injury Attorney Garry S. Malin can help you!