What types of damages can Jacoby & Meyers get an injured construction worker?
The damages you are entitled to will depend on the details of the construction accident, the injuries sustained, and who we are attempting to hold accountable. Money damages may include compensation for current and future medical expenses, loss of income, loss of earning capacity, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of consortium, and pain and suffering. Loss of companionship may be awarded in wrongful death construction accident claims. Punitive damages may also be awarded if the behavior that led to the bodily harm was especially negligent.
Who can be held legally responsible for a construction accident that results in severe injury?
That, too, will depend on the details of the accident. If the you were injured using an unsafe piece of equipment, the manufacturer may be held liable under a product liability suit. If the unsafe equipment was only unsafe because a fellow coworker or superior failed to repair or maintain the equipment, that third party may be held liable for injuries. Potential defendants include product and equipment manufacturers, construction business owners, architects, coworkers, and construction employers.
How can Jacoby & Meyers help my family after a construction accident?
The construction accident lawyers at Jacoby & Meyers understand that the investigation into a construction accident must be extensive and thorough. While you or your loved one is recovering from the accident and dealing with the mental and physical implications of a severe injury, we can concentrate on using the law to compensate you for your pain. Our industry experts, medical contacts, and accident specialists will study the details of your construction accident to help you get the compensation you deserve.