Construction Accident Lawyer
If you have been injured in a construction accident, you need an experienced personal injury attorney to handle your case. This will give you the best chance for attaining the full and fair compensation you deserve for your injuries. At Wooden Law Firm, we know how damaging a construction injury can be for workers and their families. If you and your family have suffered because of an injury on the job, contact our firm today.
Construction Accident Law
One of the first questions following a construction accident is ‘Who’s fault was this?’. This is the liability that impacts any accident lawsuit. While liability isn’t a factor for worker’s compensation claims, it plays a big part in cases where workers are looking to recover additional compensation for damages. In many cases, multiple parties can be held liable for the accident, including construction site owners, equipment manufacturers or other parties involved in the project.
Types of Construction Site Accidents
Construction work hazards vary but can all result in major injury, disability or even death. The most common construction injuries are caused by:
- Struck by Object
These ‘Fatal Four’ are responsible for most construction related injuries and deaths. These construction injuries are serious and in most cases, are 100% preventable through appropriate work safety precautions.
What Injured Workers Need To Know
Who Can I Sue? There are several parties that may be found liable for your workplace injury. We’ll work with you to identify these parties and identify next steps.
Who pays my medical bills and lost wages? Medical bills and lost wages for a workplace injury can be collected through workers’ compensation claims or a lawsuit.
How do I report unsafe working conditions? If you’ve identified unsafe working conditions, you can file a complaint with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). Click here to file. If you’ve been injured due to unsafe conditions, contact our firm now.
How much time do I have to bring a lawsuit? The amount of time an injured construction worker must file depends on the statute of limitations for their specific state. Our Law Firm is licensed for personal injury in Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama, which have the following statue of limitations:
- Georgia personal injury Statute of Limitations – 2 Years
- Alabama personal injury Statute of Limitations – 2 Years
- Tennessee personal injury Statute of Limitations – 1 Year
If you or a loved one has been injured on the job and are wondering what your options are, contact our firm today. Our construction accident lawyers will fight for your rights and get you the compensation you deserve.