Injured In A Construction Accident?
A construction accident is an accident whereby a person working at a construction site is injured.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 5,000 workplace injuries resulted in the death of an employee, many of which were from construction site accidents. California has one of the highest incidences of construction accidents per year in America.
Frequently Asked Questions about Construction Accidents
Do Many People Die From Construction Accidents?
People who fall in construction accidents account for 1/3 of all fatalities in construction accident deaths. Moreover, many who are not fatally wounded may suffer from lifelong injuries, including neurological damage and broken bones.
What Should I Do After I Have Been Involved in a Construction Accident?
You should receive a full medical checkup to verify any injuries you may have sustained, and contact a lawyer immediately. The longer you wait to seek legal assistance, the less viable your case may be. The skilled attorneys at Jacoby & Meyers have experience with construction accident cases and we can present your case to the employer or insurance company so that you receive the settlement or verdict you deserve.
How Can Being Injured in a Construction Accident Affect My Life?
If you have been the victim of a construction accident, you may have sustained temporary or permanent injuries. You may lose time at work and wages that support you and your family, compounded by expensive hospital bills. In the worst case scenario, you may not be able to work again at all or in the field of construction.
Does My Employer Have Insurance?
Employers of construction workers are required by California state law to maintain insurance policies in order to cover employees or other persons on construction sites in case of injury. However, not all companies abide by this law. Therefore, It is advisable to select an attorney who knows how to deal directly with employers regarding construction accident claims. The lawyers at Jacoby & Meyers have many years of experience with Construction Accident lawsuits, and our sole goal is to act in your best interests. We will pursue your case aggressively and present it to the insurance company or the employer as effectively as possible.