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Who Can be Sued for Negligence in a Construction Accident Case?

A personal injury lawyer, uses appropriate resources to fully investigate your construction accident, whether you're a construction worker, an injured pedestrian or a surviving member of the victim's family.

Depending on the nature of the accident, our firm may initiate a claim against the following:

If a third party is involved, such as a contractor, subcontractor or landowner, we file a third-party claim against that person or entity. If your loved one died because of a construction accident, we can file a wrongful death claim.

Common Causes of Construction Accidents

The construction industry must contend with "the fatal four," four causes of death resulting from construction accidents. These are falls, electrocution, being struck by an object and being caught in or between objects. OSHA reports that 35 percent of 738 construction deaths in 2011 resulted from falls.

The following conditions can contribute to construction accidents:

Common Injuries Sustained in Construction Accidents

Working on a construction site or passing by one poses risks. Construction workers may be covered by their employers' workers' compensation insurance, but pedestrians are not. In these situations, general personal injury rules apply. Our civil litigation experience honed over the course of nearly 20 years helps us get full and fair compensation for our clients, either through aggressive settlement negotiations or bringing the case to trial.

The following may result from a construction accident:

Let Our Firm Help You Recover Damages

Since 1994, our Pasadena personal injury attorneys have been assisting construction accident victims and their families. We pursue full and fair compensation for injuries and wrongful death. We operate on a contingency basis, so you pay no upfront legal fees.

Call us at (626) 793-7270 or use our online contact form to tell us what happened.