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Construction sites are some of the most dangerous workplaces in America. Texas law requires general contractors of building projects to provide and maintain safe working conditions on job sites. However, many contractors will cut corners in an attempt to generate larger profits which can create dangerous workplaces. Even passersby can be injured if workers or supervisors are negligent or do not handle construction equipment correctly. If you have been injured contact our Texas Construction Accident Attorneys today for a free consultation.
A personal injury of any kind can have an overwhelming impact on your personal and professional lives. The Texas Bulldog will fight to ensure your rights are protected after a construction accident. Construction accident laws are complicated and hiring an experience personal injury attorney can help you to recover your losses. You may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering.
Who Can Seek Damages After A Construction Accident?
After a construction accident, your legal rights depend on if you were a worker or a bystander at the site. If you are just a bystander, regular personal injury law applies to your case and you can sue the person or company at fault for your injuries. If you are a construction worker, the situation is much more complex. Construction workers may be entitled to compensation from more than one source (e.g. insurance companies, workers’ compensation, property owners, equipment manufactures or architects). Each case is different and you should seek the help of our attorneys in order to obtain the maximum compensation that the law entitles you receive.
Construction Accident Hazards
Construction accidents can be caused by a wide range of hazards. Some of the most common are due to the following hazards:
- Falling objects
- Heavy machinery accidents
- Forklift accidents
- Burn injuries
- Chemical exposure
- Scaffolding accidents
- Caught in between objects
- Falling from a height
- Loud noises
- Inhaling dust or chemicals
- Power tool accidents
Injuries from Construction Accidents
Construction accidents happen all the time despite the numerous regulations put in place. Some injures are only minor but others are more severe. These include broken bones, spinal injuries, traumatic brain injuries, concussions, comas, severed spinal cords, internal injuries, amputations, burns, paralysis, deafness, blindness and other grave or life-threatening injuries. The U.S. Bureaus of Labor Statistics reported that there were 488 construction/occupational accident fatalities in Texas in 2018. Companies need to be held accountable for putting their employees and other individuals in unnecessary danger. Every preventable injury and fatality is inexcusable. The Texas Bulldog will fight the insurance companies on your behalf and advocate for you after a construction accident.
How Much Will It Cost to Hire a Construction Accident Attorney
The Texas Bulldog will never charge anything unless he wins your case. We have a contingency fee contract, which means The Miller Law Firm will not get paid unless you recover money. Additionally, our firm will cover all the costs associated with researching your case, prosecuting and litigation. We will also cover the costs of doctor visits, court visits, loans for living expenses and if we need to hire an expert for trial. If The Texas Bulldog wins your case, we’re reimbursed those costs. If we’re not successful, then we lose those costs.
Contact Our Law Firm
At The Miller Law Firm, we focus on helping injured victims and their families get the most they deserve of their financial recovery. We know that the success of your case depends on our hard work and dedication. Our attorneys will always go the extra mile from the initial investigation through all facets of the legal process to help you get the best outcome possible. The Texas Bulldog will fight aggressively to ensure that you receive a favorable outcome for your case, whether negotiating with an insurance company or taking a case to trial. Contact Us today by calling 713-572-3333 to schedule a free consultation. Our attorneys are available to discuss how we can help you favorably resolve your case.