Choose a Boston Personal Injury Law Firm with a Proven Record of Success in Construction Accident Law!
Construction jobs are, in their nature, among the most dangerous professions in the United States. Each year, thousands of people in Massachusetts alone suffer serious injuries and death as a result of accidents occurring on construction sites. Generally dangerous places, construction site accidents often lead to lifelong disabilities, including the loss of a limb, broken bones, fractured bones, or wrongful death. The great majority of such injuries is caused either by the victim’s own negligence or by the negligence of a coworker and are therefore governed exclusively by the Massachusetts Workers Compensation Act.
There are, however, construction site workers and bystanders who suffer a large number of injuries each year. These injuries are caused by the negligence of “third parties”—that is, persons who are not employed by the same company as the victim. These so-called “third party claims,” which are not governed exclusively by the Massachusetts Workers Compensation Act, permit the injured party to recover monetary compensation from those responsible for the party’s injuries. This includes compensation for physical and emotional pain and suffering, reimbursement of past and future wage loss, costs of past and future medical treatment and other resulting losses from the accident. Our attorneys at Parker Scheer are well equipped to help you get what you are entitled to for compensation.
Whether you are a construction worker, crane operator, electrician, contractor or work in another related trade, Parker Scheer personal injury lawyers have the experience necessary to help you make a claim and build your case. Although there is a large range of potential sources of accidents, some of the most common types of construction site accidents are the following:
• Construction Site Falls
• Crane Accidents
• Dangerous/Unsafe/Defective Equipment Accidents
• Electrocutions/Electrical Accidents
• Elevator Accidents
• Fire and Explosion Accidents
• Forklift Accidents
• Nail gun (explosive and pneumatic) Accidents
• Run-over by Equipment
• Scaffolding Accidents
• Structural Failure/Building Collapse Accidents
• Negligent Supervision
• Welding/Brazing/Cutting (torch) Accidents
Parker Scheer attorneys have represented scores of individuals injured or killed while on construction sites, due to the negligence of third parties. If you think you may have a case, it is very important to take immediate action. You should investigate as soon as possible and preserve any evidence, including materials and machinery that were involved. Speak to any witnesses quickly as well and record their statements, as memories of details tend to fade over time. Taking these steps can help us in building your case to achieve the best possible results. Additionally, these accidents do fall under the Massachusetts Statute of Limitations, so it is important to promptly file your case and act quickly.
Injured In A Construction Site Accident? Speak With A Construction Site Accident Lawyer.
If you have suffered an injury at a construction site, contact us for a free confidential case review and receive a response within hours, or call us toll free at 886-414-0400. If you need a construction site lawyer outside of Massachusetts, contact us for a referral.