Construction is one of the most dangerous industries for workers in the U.S. There are dangers on every job site, even among safe job sites with conscientious managers. For Coppell construction workers, even minor errors can have very devastating consequences and can leave the worker unable to work for months or even years. In the worst cases, the workers can suffer permanent injuries or may even be killed.
Some of the most common accidents that occur on jobsites include being struck by falling objects, accidents involving falls, electrocutions, accidents involving machinery, explosions, and accidents involving ladders or scaffolding. All of these accidents can cause a lifetime of physical problems for the accident victims.
After a construction accident, the individual who was harmed on the job may need more compensation than is available under workers’ compensation. A Coppell construction accident attorney can help make up the difference, if the attorney can identify the cause of the injuries and can make a strong case for negligence against the responsible party.
An attorney can help recover evidence from the scene of the accident, interview eyewitnesses, review medical files, recreate the scene of the accident using experts, and establish liability. If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you are entitled to receive compensation for the treatment of your injuries from workers’ compensation. You may also be able to file a lawsuit for negligence against a third party who was responsible for your injuries.
The bottom line is that if you were injured in a construction accident in Coppell, you need to speak with an experienced construction accident attorney as soon as possible. Call the Coppell construction accident attorneys at the Barber Law Firm at 972-231-5800. We can help. Call today to learn more or to schedule a free consultation on your case.