Looking Out For Injured Construction Workers

Construction sites are notoriously hazardous work environments. When injuries happen, they are often severe. These injuries present many challenges. Construction workers are faced with an uncertain future. They face the worry of whether a full recovery is possible and how will they support their family.

Injured workers may have two potential sources of compensation to help them. The first is to pursue a workers' compensation claim through an employer. Additional money, however may be available if a third party was also responsible for an injury. Finding out whether this is possible is not always easy.

Injured construction workers often benefit from having a knowledgeable attorney on their side to investigate their claim and to protect their interests. There are a number of ways that work injury claims can be processed that can affect the amount of compensation that is awarded. An experienced attorney will know what to look for and what steps to take to pursue fair compensation on behalf of the worker.

We Are The Team You Need On Your Side

At Davie & Valdez, P.C., we are dedicated legal advocates for injured construction workers. Our lawyers help these accident victims fight for rightful compensation to address everything their work injuries have cost them.

We are equipped to address any type of construction workplace accident, including:

  • Scaffolding collapses and other accidents
  • Forklift accidents
  • Crane accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Loading dock accidents
  • Construction falls
  • Trench collapses
  • Road construction accidents
  • Accidents due to Occupational Safety and Health Administration violations
  • Construction vehicle accidents

When you work with our law firm, you will have access to a team of highly skilled lawyers. One of our lawyers is board-certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Our of counsel attorney is board-certified in employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has an in-depth knowledge of the OSHA violations that are commonly associated with construction accidents.

Having legal coverage on both the personal injury and employment law fronts has allowed us to secure favorable results for a large number of past clients.

Construction Accidents And Third-Party Liability Claims

Many construction site accidents are not the result of employer negligence. And they are not the result of negligence on behalf of a co-worker. Instead, these accidents are caused by the actions of a third party not affiliated with your company such as a contractor, subcontractor or delivery truck driver.

In these instances, we will not sue your employer. Instead, we will file what is called a third-party liability claim against the responsible party and his/her employer. These cases can be highly complex because they may involve multiple areas of the law, including personal injury laws, OSHA laws, workers' compensation issues and third-party liability laws. However, our lawyers are more than competent to handle these cases. We have extensive experience in third-party liability claims and a track record of success in securing fair compensation for our clients.

Contact Our Construction Worker Injury Lawyers

If you were injured in a construction accident in El Paso, Las Cruces or a surrounding area, contact our law firm at 915-838-1100.

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