Construction workers are often exposed to many on-site hazards, including dangerous tools, heavy machinery, falling objects, and open pits. If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident, the Law Firm of Roger 'Rocky' Walton, P.C. in Arlington, TX can fight for compensation to help you get through this distressing time.
Working in construction is one of the most dangerous occupations. Every year, workers face numerous threats on the job site, including personal injury. The most common types of construction accidents include:
At the Law Firm of Roger 'Rocky' Walton, P.C., our attorneys have been specially trained and board-certified in Personal Injury Law.
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), construction workers are entitled to a reasonably safe working environment and must receive sufficient warning of any inherent hazards. It is the responsibility of both the general contractors and the sub-contractors to make sure this information is readily available and that the proper protocol is being followed. In some cases, engineers and architects may also be required to observe and oversee working conditions.
Determining who is responsible for a construction site accident is largely dependent on the degree of control they have over the job. In a third-party lawsuit, negligent parties may include the site owner, the general contractor, the sub-contractor, or the equipment manufacturer, particularly if faulty machinery or gear is involved.
If you are the victim in a construction site accident, there are a few things you can do to support your claim and protect yourself. We recommend that you:
At the Law Firm of Roger 'Rocky' Walton, P.C., our attorneys have been specially trained and board-certified in Personal Injury Law. Hiring a firm with this type of specialization can give victims a definitive advantage.
If you or someone in your family has been involved in a construction accident, our lawyers can help you recover your losses and regain your quality of life. To schedule a consultation, call our office at (817) 429-4299 or contact us online.