Most Common Construction Accident Lawsuits
Construction workers have one of the most dangerous professions in the United States. Every year there are thousands of construction workers who are injured and even killed in accidents on the job.
The Times Herald reported that a construction worker from Marysville lost his life while carrying at 36-foot hand-rail at a construction site.
It is important to know that most construction accidents happen as a result of negligence. Many may have been prevented if the injured worker’s employer had followed health and safety guidelines. Some of the most common accidents on construction sites include:
- Falls from roofs, ladders and scaffolding
- Accidents involving compressed gases, power tools and faulty machinery
- Failure of lifting equipment
site and complex contracts between the different companies performing the work. For example, the site’s landowner, the general contractor, prime contractor, sub-contractor, construction managers and material suppliers can each be involved with aspects of a construction accident lawsuit.
This is one of the reasons that an experienced attorney is critical for construction accident lawsuits. It is important to have an attorney by your side who understands how to identify the appropriate defendants, theories of negligence and product liability. Your lawyer works with you to collect the maximum amount of
Construction accident lawsuits can become very complicated when they involve multiple employers on the same damages to which you are entitled.
Don’t hesitate to contact Boyer Dawson & St. Pierre for a free consultation if you have been injured in a construction accident in Michigan.