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San Francisco Construction Accident Attorney

The construction industry is perhaps the most dangerous industry of employment in the United States. The Bureau of Labor of Statistics revealed that the construction industry is the leading industry in terms of occupations with the highest number of worker fatalities. According to the report, in 2015 a total of 937 worker fatalities in the industry were reported. The shocking number was also reported to have risen by 4 percent compared to the previous year.

 

With the damning statistics, the incidence of accidents in the construction industry remains worrisome and thus puts all workers in the industry at risk. Construction accidents happen in the blink of an eye and can be due to several underlying factors ranging from faulty equipment to equipment slip or falling objects.

 

Some of the more common construction accidents are caused by factors that could easily have been guarded against, while in some other cases construction accidents may be caused by factors which the worker has no control over.

 

If you or a loved one has been involved in construction accident, it is recommended that you seek the legal expertise of our team of highly skilled and experienced construction accident attorneys in San Francisco. We have a team of attorneys who understand the nuances and intricacies of such a case like this and are capable of helping victims put together an air-tight case to be presented before the identified at-fault parties.

 

We are capable of working with all workers, both those who have been injured on-premises and off-premises by activities that are related to construction projects. Our attorneys are open to taking on new cases, irrespective of how complex they may appear to be. Through information gathering, attorneys can find the evidence needed to ensure that clients get the full worth of their claims.

 

Our San Francisco Construction Accident Lawyers

With construction sites being an inherently dangerous place to be in, we understand that certain accidents could have been avoided through careful site management, and this is where we come in, investigating your case and naming the liable party or parties. We represent all workers who have been involved in construction accidents across San Francisco, CA. Whether you have been injured due to the negligence of your employer or another named party such as a manufacturer or equipment operator, we are ready to work with you to ensure that you get the deserved compensation for your injury.

 

Let us help get to the bottom of your injury claim by investigating the causes of your accident for you. Whether your injuries were sustained due to a defective tool, machine, or product; lack of adequate safety precautions; dangerous work environments; architectural defects; or construction management errors, our legal team will help you to appropriately present your case in or out of court in order to get the compensation you are entitled to. 

 

Common causes of San Francisco Construction Accidents 

There are two leading causes of accident injury when it comes to construction accidents. They are: 

  • Machine failures; This type of accident is caused by faulty machines of equipment on the construction site. Because construction sites often witness heavy and intricate machinery, failure of such machinery can mean serious injuries or death of the operator or workers. A 2015 statistics revealed that a total of 7.2 percent of construction workers were caught in-between equipment or crushed by equipment or machinery.
  • Scaffold falls: Falls are quite deadly on construction sites. Falls account for about 39 percent of all construction deaths in the year 2015. In less severe cases, falls can lead to permanent injuries which may be in the form of broken or amputated limbs, Traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and more.

 

If you or a loved one has been involved in any construction site accidents, reach out to us today as we are more than happy to help you get the compensation you deserve.

 


 

Our San Francisco Construction Accident lawyers understand that each case is unique and this is why we treat it as such, approaching your case with the utmost professionalism and putting together a fool-proof strategy towards winning for you the compensation you deserve. Call us today!

 

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