Construction workers face dangerous work conditions every day. Their profession is one of the most demanding in America, with 10 percent of workers in the building construction trades missing work every year due to a work-related injury. Every time a construction worker goes to work, they are placing their lives in the hands of their fellow workers, as well as property owners and equipment manufacturers. And even though the industry is highly regulated to ensure the safety and livelihoods of its works, sometimes accidents still inevitably happen.
Common construction site injuries that our team of Morgantown construction accident attorneys has experience representing include:
We have the resources required to advocate on your behalf for even the most complex construction accident claims, including catastrophic injuries such as disfigurement, brain injuries, or back and spine injuries. Our firm also frequently handles wrongful death cases. If you’ve lost a loved one due to a construction site accident, contact us today for your free consultation on how to move forward with the legal process.
If you’ve suffered an injury while on-the-job at a construction site in West Virginia, you more than likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Accepting benefits means you forfeit the right to seek additional damages from your employer, unless you can prove that your employer purposely caused your injury by acting with “deliberate intent.” However, you can sue the responsible third party if your injuries were caused by negligence. The manufacturer of the defective work tool that caused your injury will often be held liable and negligent subcontractors can be sued and held liable for paying damages beyond workers’ comp benefits.
It’s important that you seek the full amount of money owed to you after suffering an injury on-the-job that was due to another’s negligence. Our team of skilled construction accident attorneys is here to provide you with legal advice and to fight on your behalf for the monetary damages that are due to you.
Insurance companies rarely just hand over money, even when it’s damages that are owed to you. Their goal is to make it as difficult as possible for you to receive the monetary compensation you’re entitled in hopes that you’ll give up and just go away. That is why you need a team of expert Morgantown construction accident attorneys in your corner. We will fight for you to receive the maximum monetary amount you are entitled to so you can focus on recovering from your injury. Nobody needs the additional stress of financial hardship on top of recovering from an injury. Call Shenderovich, Shenderovich, and Fishman today to set up your free consultation regarding your claims case.