From new buildings to renovations of old ones, there is no question that Florida is growing at an exciting rate. It seems there is construction everywhere we look as our beautiful state becomes more and more impressive with its amazing skylines and modern architecture. Construction accidents can happen due to equipment malfunction, hazardous property conditions or another person’s negligence.
What makes this impressive growth possible is the tireless effort of construction workers. Unfortunately, construction sites have an endless amount of risks in every corner for workers and anyone else on site. Madalon Law with offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale has successfully handled construction accident cases throughout Florida.
Constructions injuries and accidents can happen in so many different ways:
- Bridge collapse
- Building collapse
- Contractor negligence
- 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
- Negligent Supervision
- Run-over by Equipment
- Scaffolding Accidents
- Slip and Fall
- Structural Failure/Building Collapse Accidents
- Welding/Brazing/Cutting (torch) Accidents
Who is liable?
Even though everyone knows construction accidents are incredibly dangerous, many people who have been injured do not know they may have several options to recover financial compensation for their injuries. The complicated part in these cases is being able to determine who is liable for the accident. Accidents could involve the property owner, general contractor, contractors, subcontractors or even the equipment company. Depending on the nature of the accident, it could be one person or several people and/or companies. Determining this will help in seeking the compensation you deserve.
Construction accident injuries are serious.
Construction accidents typically result in serious injuries due to the hazardous environment, tools and equipment that surrounds a construction site. The Ft Lauderdale attorneys at MADALON LAW have experience and know how to represent victims of these tragic injuries:
- Construction accident deaths
- Head injuries
- Neck injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Herniated discs
Since many contractors and subcontractors work together from different companies, there are cases where a person is injured by someone who is not employed by the same company. You can still seek financial compensation when this happens by filing a third-party claim. A third party claim is handled like a regular personal injury claim – which means it is not subject to the same limits as workers compensation.
If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of an accident on a construction site, then you need to contact a firm that is familiar with these types of cases and understands how to seek the financial compensation that is deserved. The Fort Lauderdale construction accident attorneys at MADALON LAW will give you a free consultation and if you have a case we will take care of all the legal fees and expenses needed to seek the money you deserve. We will not even bill you unless you win. Contact us now to speak to one of our construction accident lawyers today.