A construction site accident is no small thing. Construction sites pose dozens of risks, and even the employees who work on the site should be covered when something goes wrong. If you are the victim of a construction accident, we’re here to help.
At Leon law, PLLC, we believe in fair compensation for everyone. We realize there are many injustices in the world, and one-by-one, we’re committed to the people of Phoenix and throughout Maricopa County when they’re dealing with personal injuries. Whether a construction site injury resulted in your loved one’s death or is something you’re personally dealing with, we offer the representation you need.
We could never name all the ways someone could get injured on a construction site, as new equipment and practices are developed each day. While these things can further a construction project along, they all come with risks. Safety violations also occur far too often, with employers who simply choose to ignore the issues and look the other way. Unfortunately, this does not help them get ahead, as many of them face costly lawsuits. Some common causes of construction accidents include:
There’s also always the chance of workplace horseplay, malfunctioning equipment, cuts, burns, and so much more. When you are injured on a construction site, you need a construction accident lawyer to help you seek compensation.
Not sure what you’re entitled to in Phoenix and the surrounding areas? No problem. At Leon Law, PLLC, we know the law inside and out and will fight for your rights until the end. After a construction accident, you deserve to be compensated to the fullest. Some damages we may be able to seek to include:
At Leon Law, PLLC, we understand construction accidents and personal injury. If you were injured on a construction site in or around Phoenix, we’re ready to represent you. Contact us today at 480-269-1083 to speak with someone who can help.
According to OSHA, out of 4,379 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2015, 937 or 21.4% were in construction. Since 2003, there have been 1037 reported construction accident fatalities in Arizona alone. Some of the most common types of construction accidents include:
Safety violations occur all too frequently at construction sites. If you see or hear about a safety violation, do not hesitate to report it. You can do so with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) here.
Construction accidents are complex and require a skilled injury attorney to handle the case. It is important to understand your rights following a construction accident. In Arizona, if you are injured during working hours, you are entitled to compensation under the laws of Workers’ Compensation. If OSHA safety regulations were violated by any third party at your construction site, and this either caused or partly caused your injury, you may be entitled to pursue personal injury compensation as well as the benefits under the Workers’ Compensation laws. Whether you are an injured worker or a mourning family member who has lost a loved one, Leon Law, PLLC is here to help. Give our office a call at your earliest convenience, (480) 269-1083.
In Construction Accidents, Part 1, we discussed some of the common causes of construction accidents, as well as some of the damages you may be able to seek. Because Phoenix is a growing city, there are bound to be more and more construction site accidents requiring legal assistance. Now that you’ve actually been injured in a construction accident, what should you do?
The first thing you should do after a construction site injury is to seek medical attention. It won’t do you any good to wait for medical care, and there are multiple benefits of taking care of it right away. For example, the better health you’re in, the stronger you’ll be to fight your case. The more documents and bills you have from your medical provider, the more proof you’ll have of your injury. As you can see, immediate medical care is essential. Following medical care, you should:
After a construction accident, you could be wondering how to get everything done. How do you gather evidence while recovering from your injuries? What paperwork do you need to complete? Where do you file your claim? As your construction accident lawyer, we’ll take care of all the particulars. You focus on physical and emotional recovery, and we’ll do our best to handle the rest. With our legal services, you get the most out of our representation in Phoenix:
If you’re the loved one of someone who died after injuries sustained in a construction accident, we can help you as well. Our services extend to wrongful death so you can recover damages lost between the time your loved one was injured and the time he or she died.
Construction site accidents aren’t typically easy, open-and-shut cases. Many times, there are various twists and turns that arise, making the situation more complicated. At Leon Law, PLLC, you can count on a professional with experience. We realize things are going to get emotional, and by treating you as a part of our family, we’ll be sure all of your needs are taken care of.
Because of the complicated manner of construction incidents, we realize you may not have the cash to pay for representation upfront. All of our personal injury cases are handled on contingency. This means our payment is contingent on you winning the case. Our fees come right out of your settlement, so if the case isn’t won, you never have to worry about payment. We’re that confident we’ll win if we take your case.
Experience matters when it comes to construction site injuries. Because each case is so different, our firm provides you with personalized service to resolve your case in the most favorable way possible. When you’re ready to get started with a free case review by an experienced construction accident lawyer in Phoenix, contact Leon Law, PLLC at 480-269-1083, or fill in our online form, and let’s start working toward proper compensation.
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