Construction is an underappreciated and dangerous way to make a living. It is also one of the most necessary to keep our country safe, stable, and growing. While there have been advancements in safety, construction workers still suffer more injuries than most of America’s workforce.
At Russell & Hill, PLLC our Pacific Northwest construction site accident attorneys will help you obtain the maximum compensation for your medical expenses, both present and future, lost wages, pain and suffering, and any other damages pertaining to your injuries. If you or someone you know has been injured working at a construction site, you may be entitled to a third-party injury claim in addition to your workers’ compensation benefits.
When you are injured on a construction site, you typically cannot file a claim against your employer. However, often construction site injuries are caused by a third party. If the third party was negligent, you have the right to file a personal injury claim. Such third parties could include;
Consult our knowledgeable attorneys at Russell & Hill, PLLC, and let us investigate your claim. We handle construction site cases throughout Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.
While the construction industry has advanced in technology, training, and safety equipment over the years, it still tops the list of most dangerous jobs. Construction workers make up 6% of the labor force. Still, 20% of worker deaths are attributed to construction site accidents. In terms of numbers, construction site accident statistics show;
The most common construction site accidents that result in death are referred to as the “fatal four.”
Together these types of construction site accidents account for 60% of fatalities. Falls account for 33% of construction deaths.
Construction accidents can cause severe and life-altering injuries. The work itself is very physical and demanding on the body. Some of the most common injuries include;
Seek help from our dedicated attorneys today.
At Russell & Hill, PLLC our construction site accident attorneys are here for you. We have the experience, skills, and resources you need to hold negligent third parties accountable. If you or someone you know has been injured due to a third party’s carelessness at a construction site, you may be entitled to;