Construction workers are at a relatively high risk of injury each day on the job. Even if you are simply a bystander, you may be injured as a result of the negligent or intentional actions of those engaged in or overseeing construction work.
Construction accidents can occur due to the nature of the work, because construction sites are inherently dangerous places. Some accidents, however, are caused by the negligence or recklessness of another individual. When the contractor, landlord, construction company or worker fail to take the necessary safety measures, you could be injured as a worker or as a bystander. Examples of construction accidents include:
These violations can lead to serious accidents like roof falls, scaffolding and crane accidents, hazardous chemical exposure, electrical shocks, fires and explosions, as well as other potentially severe mishaps. The injuries that result from these accidents are often debilitating and sometimes fatal. The injured person or his or her family will be responsible for paying the bills for medical and therapeutic treatments. Florida law provides strong protections for those injured by the negligence or recklessness of others.
Legal recourse may be available to employees or bystanders who were injured as the result of a construction accident. If you were injured in a construction accident, contact attorney Paul Wilson today to see if you might be entitled to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and pain and suffering.
Building a strong case requires a relationship with the appropriate experts, such as medical professionals and experts in OSHA rules and regulations. Paul Wilson of the Wilson Law Firm South Florida has fostered those relationships with the industry’s top experts. He is skilled in litigating complex construction accident cases and will fight for the greatest amount of compensation possible.