Construction workers are always at the risk of injuries due to the nature of their job. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction site accidents were the second-highest cause of fatal work injuries in all industries during 2011. Most of these accidents were caused due to negligence and error, which means that they could have been prevented if safety precautions were implemented carefully on construction sites. In most cases, accidents occurring at construction sites are severe and can cause permanent damage to an individual or often wrongful death.
f you or a relative have suffered a construction site injury due to negligence or the mistake of someone else, you are entitled to receive a compensation settlement. The person responsible for the injury, usually the construction company or your employer, is entitled to pay for your medical bills and compensation for all your pain, trauma and suffering, especially if you have been injured permanently.
Causes of Construction InjuriesThere are several types of injuries that can be caused during construction site accidents. Their severity is treated differently during a personal injury settlement lawsuit in Los Angeles. The common types of injuries include:
Common Construction Site InjuriesAccording to workplace safety surveys conducted over time, the most common causes behind these construction injuries are found to be:
Filing a Personal Injury Settlement Lawsuit for Construction AccidentsIt is the legal responsibility of construction companies to provide their workers with complete safety requirements while working on construction sites. If an accident occurs due to the company's failure to ensure the safety of its workers, a settlement lawsuit can be filed against them to claim compensation. If you or someone you know has suffered or is suffering from construction injury, contact The LA Law Firm today!
The LA Law Firm is located in Down Town Los Angeles, if you or someone you love has been affected by a car accident, product defect medical negligence or even a fall, call (866)383-1462 and schedule your free consultation.