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Construction Injuries

Injuries and Accidents related to Construction Sites

Construction sites can be extremely dangerous environments for workers in particular and people in general. Many different types of accidents can happen, although there are typically strict safety standards. Though commonly referred to as construction site accidents, these serious injuries can also occur at other places, including your home. Additionally, construction workers are not the only individuals that are often wounded in construction site injury accidents, dangerous conditions can injure even a passersby and/or home-owner.

Common Causes of Construction Accidents

Believe it or not, construction site injuries are common and can happen in a wide variety of ways, such as:

  • Roofing accidents
  • Misuse of tools
  • Power tool mishaps
  • Falling objects
  • Crane accidents
  • Trenching
  • Slip and falls
  • Heavy equipment failure/user error
  • Electrical accidents
  • Misuse of safety implements
  • Fires/explosions
  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Welding accidents
  • Struck by accidents

 

Negligence is commonly reported as the # 1 cause of construction accidents. These accidents are usually caused by:

  • Contractors
  • Property homeowners
  • Site supervisors
  • Security of the location

 

Construction workers and innocent bystanders are vulnerable to serious injury or death.

Construction Site Accident Injuries

Because of the use of heavy equipment, electricity, tools and the height factor required for the work, construction site accidents often result in debilitating and life-changing injuries such as:

  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Disfigurement/Severed limbs

 

The Kurt Thompson Law Group will protect your rights and make sure you are thoroughly informed of all possible legal options. Our attorneys are available 24/7 including weekends in order to be there when you need us. Contact us today at 1-888-487-8971.