If you or a loved one works in the building trades, you need to understand some basic facts about accidents and injuries in the construction industry. You also need to appreciate what you need to do if you, a family member, or other loved one is injured in a construction accident.
Facts About Fatal Construction Accidents
Because of the nature of construction sites and the inherent dangers of these workplaces, when an accident occurs, injuries and be profound and oftentimes deadline. There are five key factors associated with fatal construction accidents to bear in mind:
Fatal Four: The Deadliest Construction Accidents
The U.S. construction industry has dubbed the most frequently occurring fatal construction site accidents the “Fatal Four.” The Fatal Four most commonly occurring construction accidents are:
Facts About Nonfatal Construction Accidents
In addition to being aware of key facts surrounding fatal construction accidents, you also need to be aware of the most frequently occurring nonfatal construction accidents that occur each year in the United States:
Cost of Construction Accidents in the United States
The costs associated with construction accidents in the United States are astronomical:
Protecting Your Legal Rights After a Construction Accident
The first step you need to take to protect your crucial legal rights and interests following a construction accident is to retain the services of an experienced, dedicated construction accident lawyer, like a member of the legal team at The Doan Law Firm. You can connect with The Doan Law Firm any time of the day or night by calling us at (800) 349-0000. Our construction accident lawyer hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year, including all major holidays.
A nationwide law firm, we can schedule an initial consultation at any one of our 40 offices located from coast to coast in the United States. We can also schedule virtual appointment for you online or an initial consultation and case evaluation at your home. There is never a charge for an initial consultation with a construction accident lawyer.
The Doan Law Firm makes an attorney fee pledge to you. We will never charge an attorney fee in your case unless we win for you.
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