Construction Site Injury

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Injured On A Construction Job? An Injury Lawyer From Tacoma Or Puyallup Can Help

Construction work is naturally dangerous. If you’ve been injured in a construction site accident, contact an injury lawyer in Tacoma or Puyallup as soon as possible to discuss compensation.

It doesn’t take much to sustain work related injuries when you work in the construction field. Many construction workers deal with small injuries like cuts and lacerations, bruises and other minor issues daily. However, construction site injuries aren’t always negligible and the carelessness of other workers and people on the construction site can result in injuries of catastrophic proportions. Often, these types of injuries are preventable, but incredibly damaging.

Serious injury and even wrongful death can occur due to construction site mishaps, and victims and their families may be entitled to compensation for the medical bills and suffering caused by the accident.

There are many different types of construction accidents that can result in devastation injuries. These include:

  • Accidents due to heavy equipment failure/malfunction (Forklift accidents, wrecking ball accidents, etc.)
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Exposure to toxic chemicals
  • Defective equipment
  • Falls and injuries on scaffolding
  • Falls and injuries on ladders

The Law Offices of Greene & Lloyd, PLLC are well versed in personal injury law and has experience with construction site injury cases.

Construction site injuries can include:

  • Slip & fall injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Loss of limb
  • Burn injuries
  • Chemical injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Chronic pain
  • Back injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Other catastrophic injuries

Owners of the property in question and construction site managers are responsible for keeping your work area free from known hazards and are legally bound to remove hazards when they arise. An injury lawyer from Puyallup or Tacoma will investigate your accident and identify who may be responsible for the injuries you have sustained, whether it is the property owner, manager, equipment manufacturer or any other party who may be liable.

Victims of construction site accidents may be able to file a worker’s compensation claim, or they may have a personal injury claim. Some victims even have both. We will look for every possible avenue of restitution so you get the funds you need to cover your medical costs and compensate for your emotional and psychological suffering.

Call an experienced injury lawyer located in Tacoma or Puyallup for a consultation today. At Greene & Lloyd, PLLC, we are available to assist you.


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