Construction Accidents: Who Is Responsible?

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When you are involved in a construction accident, there are usually multiple parties that could be responsible for your accident.There are numerous laws, regulations and safety requirements that were created to keep you safe, and when not followed properly, can result in a serious accident due to negligence.

Common Parties at Fault in Construction Site Accidents

There may be several parties to blame for a constructions site accident. This may include:

  • Property owner
  • General contractors
  • Sub contractors
  • Construction manager
  • The tenant
  • Equipment manufacturer
  • Management company

When any of these parties fail to provide a safe environment for the workers, they may be help liable for the injuries. Some questions to ask:

Where did the injury occur?  Who was overseeing the site?  Because there are often many parties involved in a construction site, it is important to determine who had control and was overseeing the area where the accident occurred.

What caused the accident? Was it the fault of another worker, faulty equipment, improper training or failure to follow safety regulations?

What equipment was involved? Was the equipment faulty? Was it properly maintained? Were the workers trained to use it safely?

Our Construction Site Accident Lawyers Can Help You

Our construction accident lawyers are passionate about helping injured clients get the full compensation they deserve. If you or a loved one were injured in a construction site accident, we are here to ensure you get the money you may need for medical bills, lost wages, related expenses and pain and suffering.

Contact us for a free consultation and we will answer all your questions, discuss your legal options and explore the best course of action to take to help you and your family financially cope and let you focus on healing and recovery.

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