Accidents on the job unfortunately occur when machinery, equipment or the workplace itself is unsafe. Workers and their families may sue on several tort theories of liability, including negligence and strict liability against general and sub-contractors and product manufacturers. As skilled Lee County construction accident lawyers we have represented many individuals injured as the result of a construction accident. Even though you may be receiving workers compensation benefits, you may also have a recovery for your injuries against a party other than your employer.
Every year in the US thousands of laborers, construction workers and visitors to construction sites are seriously injured or killed. A construction site is a dangerous place and accidents are difficult to predict or prevent. Employees working at construction sites and visitors to these construction sites have a right to a safe and harm free environment. Both injured construction workers and visitors who are injured while visiting a construction site may be able to file a construction liability lawsuit. The consequences of a construction accident can range from injuries that prohibit victims from earning a living to wrongful death.