Construction sites are one of the most dangerous work environments. Construction workers face dangerous conditions and heavy machinery as part of his or her career choice. However, because of the unique hazards posed by this line of work, there are tight safety regulations mandated by federal and state governments. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a construction accident that you think was caused by the negligence of another, the construction accident attorneys at Jacoby & Meyers can help you receive compensation for your damages.
Types of Construction Accidents
Types of construction accidents include:
- Welding accidents
- Falling equipment/tools
- Defective construction equipment
- Chemical/electrical burn
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
- Trench collapse/cave-in
- Forklift injuries
- Carbon monoxide poisoning
- Crane accidents
- Machinery accidents
Experienced Construction Accident Representation
A severe on-the-job injury can bring your everyday, normal life to a sudden halt. Not only do you have to worry about the prognosis of your injury, but you also have to give a lot of thought to how you are going to provide for your family while you are out of work and recovering. Jacoby & Meyers may be able to help you in this time of need.
The personal injury team at Jacoby & Meyers has targeted many different types of companies and individuals in construction accident cases. When you visit us for a free legal consultation, we’ll take a look at the facts and make a plan to begin a thorough investigation. We may be able to get you fair compensation for your injury if evidence of negligence is discovered, and we have the skills and experience needed to cut through the red tape to get you the workers’ compensation benefits you need.