Regardless of the safety measures put in place, construction sites are inherently dangerous workplaces, and accidents occur. Whether you were severely injured in a construction site accident or an accident that resulted in the death of your loved one, you need the help of an experienced construction site accident attorney like those at May Lightfoot, PLLC.
The construction site accident attorneys at May Lightfoot, PLLC:
- Possess extensive knowledge of both personal injury and workers’ compensation law;
- Offer honest and practical legal advice to our clients; and
- Can help you navigate the legal claims process and obtain your best possible case outcome.
Contact May Lightfoot, PLLC, today to learn more about filing a construction site accident claim and have your questions and concerns addressed by a skilled attorney. Your initial consultation is confidential and at no cost to you.
Let Our Experienced Prince George’s County Construction Site Attorneys Help You
An experienced construction accident attorney from May Lightfoot, PLLC, has the knowledge needed to do the following on your behalf:
- Thoroughly investigate your construction site accident;
- Determine what caused your accident;
- Establish liability for your accident;
- Assess the impact of your accident on your life;
- File your workers’ compensation claim;
- File any third-party personal injury lawsuit;
- Negotiate with the insurance companies;
- Settle your claim(s) for fair and just compensation; and
- Appeal any claim denial or take any personal injury case to trial when appropriate.
The sooner you call May Lightfoot, PLLC, the faster we can begin working on your construction site accident claim and get you the compensation you need to move forward with your life. Contact us in Prince George’s County now to discuss our many client services and how we approach construction site accident claims.
Construction Site Safety Violations
The fatality rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average for all other industries. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, extensively regulates the construction industry in an effort to minimize its fatality and injury rate. These regulations include requiring the use of personal protection equipment, head protection, and following guides and regulations for using all types of construction equipment.
OSHA reports the following as the most frequently cited construction site violations:
- Duty to have fall protection;
- Scaffolding violations;
- Ladder violations;
- Failure to conduct fall protection training;
- Failure to use eye and face protection;
- General safety and health violations;
- Failure to wear head protection;
- Aerial lift violations;
- Fall protection systems criteria and practices violations; and
- Excavation violations.
Liability for Prince George’s County Construction Accident Injuries
An injured construction site worker may have a workers’ compensation claim or be eligible to file a work injury lawsuit against a third-party who caused their injuries. A responsible third-party could include one or more of the following:
- A general contractor;
- Site foreman;
- A sub-contractor;
- The property owner;
- The property management company;
- The construction management company; and
- An equipment manufacturer.
Where workers’ compensation claims cover lost wages and medical expenses, third-party personal injury lawsuits include personal damages like pain and suffering and diminished quality of life.
Contact an Experienced Prince George’s County Construction Site Accident Attorney Today
At May Lightfoot, PLLC, our construction site accident attorneys will meet with you to go over the details of your injury claim and advise you of the best course of legal action to recover for your losses. If you would like to know more about potential compensation in a workers’ compensation or third-party personal injury lawsuit, contact our legal professionals today.