A construction accident attorney recognizes that construction is one of the most common trades which employs thousands throughout Southwest Florida—Lee County, Collier County, Charlotte County, Hendry County, Glades County and nearby communities.
However, working construction is one of the most dangerous jobs out there, and many are routinely injured in construction accidents. As your construction accident attorney, David pursues justice and top compensation.
Construction Accident Attorney Knows a Building Boom Leads to Safety Shortcuts
Because our building boom of residential homes and commercial business centers throughout Lee County, Collier County, Charlotte County, there has been an increasing demand for skilled construction workers and unskilled laborers at job sites. Moreover, all of these new home building and commercial construction have placed higher demands for expanding existing roads and highways, as well as building new streets, roads, and overpasses.
All construction sites, whether road projects, residential home construction, commercial development, or similar work environments, have their deadly and dangerous elements. Indeed, large equipment such as cranes, forklifts, cherry pickers, backhoes, scaffolding, as well as power tools, saws, nail guns, and electrical components, all place workers’ lives at risk.
Moreover, some of this equipment is used by untrained workers, while other machinery and equipment is defective and dangerous. As your construction accident attorney, David seeks hold hold all liable parties responsible for your injuries.
Construction Accident Attorney Highlights Site Dangers Leading to Injuries
Consequently, there are many examples of work dangers at construction sites leading to critical injuries or death include:
- equipment malfunction
- defects in heavy equipment, such as forklift, power saw, backhoe, cherry picker, nail gun, jackhammer, and other power tools
- gas leaks
- scaffolding accident
- dangerous falls through roofs or from scaffolding
- falling objects which strike worker
- toxic chemicals
- objects striking eyes
- trench cave-in
- roadside vehicle crash
Most construction injuries are preventable through proper planning, safety meetings, and compliance with construction safety regulations. Moreover, contractors, subs, and project managers each have an independent duty to make sure that safety rules are followed. Finally, your construction accident attorney investigates this preparation as part of the investigation.
Construction Accident Attorney: Violating Basic Safety Rules Is Common
There are safety measures to reduce risks, and employers have a duty to implement safety rules for each work site. For example, general contractors, subcontractors, project managers, and safety teams, must follow regulations on safe construction practices, industry standards on safety, and provide employees with protective equipment to minimize risk of injury. Your construction accident attorney pursues violators for your money compensation.
When employers breach their obligations and violate the rules, then the injured have a right to compensation. Moreover, your construction accident attorney fights for every penny you deserve.
Examples of safety violations leading to serious injury or death at construction sites include:
- lacking safety meetings
- failure to set up safety barriers
- improper site design
- failing to provide personal protective equipment
- failing to identify and post dangers on job site
- using defective work materials
- no safety goggles, breather, safety harness, safety helmet or hard hat
- using defective machinery
- failing to train workers
- violating safety rules
- violating OSHA rules and regulations
Simple, avoidable, and routine steps to make safety first at the construction site should always be the top priority of contractors, project managers, and planners. Moreover, there may be liability upon these construction companies as well as claims against the makers and sellers of dangerous or defective equipment, tools, and machinery. Don’t worry. Your construction accident attorney pursues all liable parties.
Construction Accident Attorney Pursues Justice for Injured Workers
If you or a loved one suffer major injuries while working construction, then contact Fort Myers construction accident attorney David Harris. Especially relevant, your consult is free, personal, and focuses on how we may obtain full and fair money compensation.
Depending on the circumstances of your construction injury claim, you may be eligible to file several types of claims: workers compensation, product liability claim for hazardous or defective equipment, or a premises liability claim for unsafe property conditions. Moreover, where an outside force caused your injuries, then you may be eligible to file a third party liability claim. Accordingly, your construction accident attorney handles it all so you have peace of mind.
In every instance, you receive personal service from construction accident attorney David. Moreover, you benefit from David’s experience in construction injury claims and drive for justice. Furthermore, David’s determination to obtain full and money damages to make up for your harms and losses.
Your consultation is free. Furthermore, if David takes your case, there is no fee unless there is a recovery in your case.