Constructions sites are littered with numerous dangers and potential hazards. Electrical wiring, heavy machinery, negligent conditions resulting in construction falls, and other dangerous conditions pose constant threats to workers who face these risks every day on the job. When accidents and injuries do occur, construction workers are also too often unfairly compensated.
Common Construction Site Accidents
By working with a Nashville personal injury lawyer from the Law Offices of Luvell L. Glanton, injured construction workers, as well as bystanders who may have been injured in a construction accident, can gain a clear understanding regarding their rights and the ways in which they can pursue compensation. We are prepared to handle all types of construction accident cases, including some of the most common:
- Scaffolding accidents
- Falls and falling objects
- Slip and fall accidents
- Crane accidents
- Defective machinery or equipment
- Explosions and fires
- Car accidents at construction sites
- Exposure to toxic substances and materials
- Wrongful death
Although injured construction workers do have the right to pursue workers' compensation benefits from their employers, it is often the case that these benefits fail to meet the needs of injured victims. While these benefits may prove sufficient compensation in some cases, serious construction injuries can result in extensive medical bills, lost wages, and other damages that far outweigh the benefits that workers' comp provides. Often injured workers may have a claim against someone other than their employer. By analyzing your case during a free case evaluation, our legal team can determine all of your available legal options.
If it can be determined that someone other than your employer committed violations or failed to provide safe working conditions, they can potentially be held liable for your injuries and damages. In these cases, pursuing a personal injury claim may be a more viable option for recovering full compensation in addition to workers' comp benefits. Additionally, a third party, separate from your employer, could be held liable for your work accident. Our investigations often reveal that a third party is liable for construction accidents. A comprehensive investigation is essential in uncovering all avenues of liability and recovery.
Contact a Tennessee Construction Accident Attorney
Trust in a firm that genuinely supports clients through these difficult times and has proven our ability to recover millions of dollars in compensation on behalf of injured victims. Contact the Law Offices of Luvell L. Glanton to discuss your case.