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Construction Site Accident Overview

 The Phillips Law Offices handles all aspects of cases involving work place injuries including injuries which occur at construction sites. We can help navigate the sometimes complex recovery for these injuries as both state and federal laws can apply. Also, depending on the specific facts of the injury, a worker may be entitled to recovery under several legal remedies. If you have been injured while working at a construction site you may have a personal injury claim, a workers' compensation claim, or both. The Phillips Law Offices can help decide which is the best course of action to maximize financial recovery for the construction site accident for you and your family.

Construction Site Accident FAQ's

Here we answer some of the most frequently asked questions about injury accidents and claims. We hope this information will give you an idea as to how to move forward with your matter. The legal issues surrounding personal injury cases may at times seem overly complicated, and even overwhelming at times. There is no need to feel that way, we’re here to help. Explore the answers to the questions you may have or just give us a call. Since every case has unique facts and circumstances, we’d be glad to discuss the specific details of your case and any specific questions you have. We invite you to give us a call at 530-265-0186 for a no charge consultation.

 

Construction Site Wrongful Death or Fatal Injury

 Constructions "Fatal Four": Out of 4,251 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2015, 874 or 20.5% were in construction―that is, one in five worker deaths last year were in construction. The leading causes of worker deaths on construction sites were falls, followed by electrocution, struck by object, and caught in-between. These "Fatal Four" were responsible for more than half (58.1%) the construction worker death in 2014, BLS reports. Eliminating the Fatal Four would save 508 workers' lives in America every year.

  • Falls — 349 out of 874 total deaths in construction in CY 2014 (39.9%)
  • Electrocutions — 74 (8.5%)
  • Struck by Object — 73 (8.4%)
  • Caught in-between — 12 (1.4%)

Construction Site Accident Resources

Hopefully, you find our site a good start to get your questions answered. But we are more than happy to answer any specific questions you may have, so feel free to give us a call at 530-265-0186. In the meantime, there are many internet resources available for information about construction site accidents and injury. We encourage you to visit some of these websites we have collected for easy reference.