How a Denver Personal Injury Attorney Can Help
Construction work has proved to be one of the most dangerous fields to work in. For several reasons, it is not uncommon for a worker to sustain serious injury while onsite. Hazardous working conditions contribute to the staggering amount of injuries, and even fatalities, that construction workers endure each year, as well as instances of employer negligence and defective machinery and equipment. This does not mean that the harm that befalls these workers should go unnoticed, however. Safety regulations must be followed and maintained by any supervising authority and employees should not be expected to work in unsafe working conditions. Several types of accidents have the potential to cause serious, and sometimes permanent, physical damage to anyone in their wake.
Some of the most common causes of construction accidents include:
- Safety code violations
- Improper site design or inspection
- Unmarked and/or unprotected hazards
- Defective working materials—heavy machinery & equipment
For all of these reasons, a construction worker could suffer a catastrophic injury, which could have been prevented with the proper precautionary actions. Along with negligent employer practices, employees may also be exposed to dangerous working conditions while on the job.
Some of the hazards that employees may face onsite include:
- Building collapses/roofing accidents
- Toxic exposure
- Falling debris and/or objects
- Electric shock
- Explosions and/or fires
Legal Assistance for Construction Accidents in Denver
If you have suffered a devastating injury due to employer negligence or unsafe working conditions, a qualified Denver personal injury attorney at Andrus, Hood & Wagstaff can help. At our firm, our dedicated legal staff understands the importance of working with our clients’ best interests in mind, and our goal is to provide viable options in how to proceed with a personal injury claim. If negligence was the cause of your injury, we will work aggressively to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Do not hesitate to seek legal assistance immediately.