Injuries from construction sites are usually the most serious injury cases we encounter. Every year there are thousands of construction accidents that cause serious injury and death. Legally, construction companies are required to provide safety programs and formally inspect work sites with a safety engineer, but, unfortunately, accidents still occur resulting from the inadequacy of these provisions.
The site owners, architects, insurance companies and manufacturers of equipment can all be held responsible for inadequate safety provisions when a construction site accident occurs. In addition, the general contractor and all subcontractors are also required to provide a reasonably safe site, to warn of hazards, to hire careful employees, to coordinate job safety and to supervise safety compliance. In spite of all of these precautions, construction sites are still danger areas and, as a result, construction accidents happen daily. If you’ve been injured at a construction site, please contact our attorneys today by calling (414) 271-0900.
Construction sites are some of the most dangerous workplaces in the country, and the relatively high rate of accidents is caused by the wide range of hazards that can be present at any given time. While negligence can lead to a mishap in almost any situation, the following are a few of the more common types of construction accidents:
Any of these accidents can lead to serious injuries, requiring expensive medical treatment and time spent away from work recovering.
Most serious injuries result form a fall from heights. However, even a trip over steel cabling or operating a fork lift can result in serious injury. Common construction site injuries include:
Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® is a law firm with a team of Milwaukee construction accident attorney with offices throughout Wisconsin who have been fighting successfully for the rights of those who injured on construction job sites for many years. Regardless of how you or someone you love was injured, contact Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today by calling (414) 271-0900 to find out how we can help you.