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Taking Responsibility for Your Construction Area

Submitted by jrlaw on Oct 2nd, 2009

Construction sites can be found all across the U.S. these days, even during tough economic times. There are millions of construction workers on the job every day of the week who risk bodily injury and sometimes even death to provide their family with financial stability and health insurance. Not all construction sites are properly run, nor do all of them follow safety standards outlined by the company in charge or the state where they are operating. Construction workers are not the only parties who can be injured in a construction accident. Innocent bystanders of passersby can also be injured if debris falls from a building or the sidewalk caves in near the site.
If you are a construction worker who has been injured on site while performing a job, then you might be able to claim worker’s compensation for the injuries you have suffered. It is difficult for both a construction worker and an innocent victim to win a construction liability case because it is extremely difficult to prove liability in these types of cases. It is required by law that construction owners, contractors, engineers, architects, site workers and suppliers comply with the safety standards set forth by the state they are working in or face serious legal repercussions.
A personal injury lawyer can help the victim of a premise liability case dealing with a construction area win their case. Victims can be compensated for emotional distress, loss of enjoyment, pain and suffering, loss of wages and much more. If the victim of a construction accident died as a result of his or her injuries then the spouse or other family member of the victim can sue for burial expenses and loss of companionship. If you, or a loved one, have been in a construction area accident, please call us at 1-800-ATTORNEY, or fill out our fee case evaluation form.