Construction Accident Lawsuits

Construction accidents can cause severe physical, financial, and psychological pain for workers and their families.

If you have been injured in a construction accident and believe you have a claim for your injuries, we may be able to help you with your personal injury lawsuit.

The high cost of medical bills dealing with the trauma of a serious injury or permanent injury will have a significant impact on a person’s life.

By filing a lawsuit against a negligent party, a lawyer can help an injured worker know their legal rights and help provide financial compensation.

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There are more than 150,000 construction site accidents reported each year in the United States, and about 1,000 construction workers are killed each year while on the job according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Construction site accidents can occur because of faulty materials, defective tools and equipment, malfunctioning machinery, defective products, and negligence. Construction site injuries often happen when employees work in hazardous environments, trenches, heights, around power lines, and working with dangerous equipment.

More than 4.1 million people in the United States suffer a workplace injury or occupational illness each year.

We are currently evaluating Construction Accident injury claims throughout the U. S. Victims of construction accidents, negligence, and personal injury have the right to seek compensation for their injuries, damages, loss of wages, and medical expenses, pain and suffering as well as other damages.

Time is of the essence when it comes to filing your Construction Accident lawsuit!

Construction site accidents can cause devastating injuries that require long absences from work and leave injured workers without a paycheck for extended periods of time.

If you are hurt in a construction accident where you feel you may be entitled to compensation it is important to know your legal rights.

For a NO COST CASE EVALUATION simply complete the contact form on the right of this page or call us at 1-888-267.1137. A live personal injury counselor is available to answer your questions 24 hours a day.

Our experienced Construction Accident Lawyers work on a contingency basis and do not get paid unless you do!

Each State has a strict statute of limitations for you to file your Construction Accident lawsuit.  Fill out our FREE CASE EVALUATION form or call toll free us now. 

Construction Accidents

Common Construction Types of Accidents

Auto Accident
Backhoes Accident
Boiler Accident
Bulldozer Accident
Caught in/Between Accidents
Chemical Exposure
Collapsed Structure Accident
Compressed Gas Accident
Construction Site Explosion Accident
Construction Site Fall Accident
Construction Site Slip Accident
Construction Site Trip Accident
Conveyor Accident
Crane Accident
Dangerous Machinery Accident
Defective Equipment Accident
Defective Machinery Accident
Defective Power Tool Accident
Demolition Accidents
Derrick Accident
Electrical Accident
Electrocution Accident
Excavation Accident
Exposure to Toxic Substances Accident
Fall Accident
Explosions Accident
Failure to Warn Subcontractor Accident
Fire Accident
Forklift Accident
Gas Detector Accident
Grater Accident
Harness Accident
Heavy Equipment Accident
Heavy Machinery Accident
Hoist Accident
Improper Use Equipment Accident
Improper Maintenance Equipment Accident
Insufficient Training Accident
Ladders Accident
Mechanical Hazard Accident
Machinery Component Accident
Misuse of Tools Accident
Nail Gun Accident
Poor Safety Precautions Accident
Power Tool Accident
Pressure Vessels Accident
Scaffolding Accident
Scraper Accident
Stair Accident
Struck by Falling Objects Accident
Struck by Equipment Accident
Structural Collapse Accident
Tractor Accident
Transportation Accident
Trenching Accident
Truck Accident
Vehicle Accident
Welding Accident
Winches Accident
Woodworking Tools Accident

Common Construction Injury Types

Back Injuries
Brain Trauma
Broken Bones
Car Accident Injuries
Catastrophic Injuries
Chemical Burns
Chemical Exposures
Compressed Gas Injuries
Construction Site Explosions
Crane Accident
Crush Injuries
Dangerous Machinery Injuries
Deep Lacerations
Defective Machinery Injuries
Ear Injury
Excavation Injuries
Exposure to Toxic Substances
Eye Injury
Fall Accident
Head Trauma
Joint Injury
Loss of Hearing
Loss of Sight
Mechanical Risks Due to Machinery Components
Nail Gun Injuries
Neck Injuries
Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder (PTSD)
Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIS
Respiratory Damage
Scaffolding Injuries
Slip Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Injuries
Struck by Falling Objects
Transportation Accident Injuries
Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIS)
Trenching Injuries
Trip Injuries
Truck Accident Injuries
Welding Injuries

Construction Injury Statistics

  • There are more than 150,000 construction site accident injuries each year in the U. S. according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Construction site workers account for 20% of all fatal workplace accidents.
  • 2.3 million construction workers are estimated to work on scaffolds each year in the U. S.
  • 1 in 5 worker deaths are construction related deaths. – U. S. Department of Labor
  • Construction workers between 25-34 years old are the most likely to be injured in a construction site accident.
  • 40% of construction site deaths are caused by falls, defective scaffolding, ladders, and other equipment.
  • 8% of construction site deaths and injuries are by electrocution.
  • 15% of all claims on workers’ compensation claims are spent on victims of Construction Accidents.
  • According OSHA, one out of every ten construction workers is injured on the job every year.
  • Most construction site injuries involve construction workers necks, backs, spines, and trunks.
  • There are more than 40,000 construction injuries in work zones each year.

Recent Construction Injury Settlements & Verdicts

  • $1.3 Million Settlement: Carpenter fell through roof opening at a construction site.
  • $6.5 Million Settlement: 2 Ironworkers injured when side of building there constructing fell on them.
  • $5 Million Verdict: Construction worker falls to ground caused by unsafe scaffold.
  • $870,000 Settlement: Electrician falls off unsecured ladder at construction site causing multiple injuries.
  • $3.5 Million Settlement: Construction worker crushed by falling wall.
  • $2 Million Settlement: Death of a construction worker asphyxiated by methane gas.
  • $1.3 Million Settlement: Pipefitter injured in compressed air explosion while connecting pipe.
  • $3 Million Settlement: Ironworker injured in crane collapse.
  • $12 Million Settlement: Construction worker paralyzed when he was struck by falling construction materials.
  • $2.2 Million Settlement – Faulty roadwork and hazardous road conditions resulted in a bicyclist crashing and suffering multiple broken bones and severe head injuries.
  • $4.2 Million Settlement – 13-year-old boy suffers brain damage after being struck by a car at an intersection.
  • $2.4 Million Settlement – 72-year-old woman suffered a severe spinal injury from slip & fall on an uneven public sidewalk.
  • $12.3 million Jury Award – Insulator and construction worker died of malignant Mesothelioma cancer.
  • $3 million Jury Award – U. S. Steelworker died of occupational asbestos exposure causing malignant Mesothelioma.
  • $800,000 Million Settlement: Steelworker sustained a back injury lifting heavy piece of steel.

For a Personal Injury lawsuit to be successful, personal injury lawyers must show that your injury resulted from the negligence of another party. In the case of a Personal Injury lawsuit victims and immediate family members have the right to file a personal injury claim.

Choosing the right Injury lawyer can mean the difference between getting fair compensation, partial compensation, or no compensation at all.

Types of Construction Accident Claims and Lawsuits

Workers injured on construction sites may be able to pursue one or more of the following claims:

Personal Injury: Worker must prove that a 3rd parties negligence caused their injury.

Product Liability: Workers injured by a defective product may be able to recover compensation from manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, and other parties in the chain of distribution.

Workers’ Compensation:  Worker pursuing workers’ compensation claims need to prove only that an injury occurred in the workplace and can be brought in combination with claims against third parties to maximize recovery of damages.

Wrongful Death: Families of workers killed on the job may be able to bring a wrongful death lawsuit against negligent parties.

Who Can be Held Liable for Construction Accident Injuries?

Architects and Engineers
Building Owners
Construction Site Owners
Equipment Managers
General Contractors
Prime Contractors
Property Owners

What Should You Do If You Have Been in a Construction Accident?

  • Get medical attention immediately for your injury.
  • Report the injury to your employer or manager.
  • Get any witness names and information.
  • Take pictures of the injury, workplace, and any equipment or products involved.
  • Contact an experienced construction accident lawyer to know your legal options.

Construction Construction Injury Damages

When doctors, surgeons, physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals make mistakes, innocent people can suffer serious injuries or death. When medical mistakes happen, a patient and their loved ones can receive financial compensation for their injuries and loss.

Victims in construction injury-related claims are entitled to damages including:

Disfigurement Damages (past and future)
Economic Damages (past and future)
End of Life Cost Damages
Exemplary Damages
Funeral Expense Damages
Future Economic Damages
General Damages
Gross Negligence Damages
Loss of Companionship Damages
Loss of Consortium Damages
Loss of Earning Capacity Damages
Loss of Life Damages
Loss of Wages Damages (past and future)
Medical Expense Damages
Mental Anguish Damages
Monetary Compensation Damages
Nominal Damages
Non-Economic Damages
Pain and Suffering Damages
Pecuniary and Non Pecuniary Damages
Physical Impairment Damages (past and future)
Treble Damages
Workers Compensation Damages
Wrongful Death Claims

Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you or a family member has been injured by Dental Malpractice, we can help you start an injury lawsuit against responsible parties.

Our experienced nationwide injury lawyers will help you get just and fair compensation for your injuries.

Call our Injury Toll Free Helpline at 888.267.1137 and get help today!

We can usually tell within a few minutes whether we can help you, and if we cannot, maybe direct you to someone who can.

We are always available 24 hours a day to answer your questions with a phone call or email and we will do everything we can to ensure that you receive the highest compensation for your injuries.

If you have a legal question about an injury or wrongful death lawsuit, you do not have to come into our office. Call us, and you will speak directly to a lawyer, and if a lawyer is not available, your call will be returned as quickly as possible.

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TO GET HELP – Our Nationwide Toll-Free Injury Helpline Number is 888.267.1137

Fill out our free injury case evaluation form and an experienced injury lawyer will call you to immediately start processing your claim at no cost to you.


Our goal is to help you get fair and just compensation for your injury, so you can focus on your recovery!

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