Construction accidents and construction site negligence account for thousands
of injuries each year in the United States and have contributed to over 5,500
Government agencies have compiled the following statistics regarding workplace
injury and death:
- From 1980 through 1995, approximately 93,338 workers in the U.S. died
as a result of trauma suffered on the job.
- An average of 16 workers died each day in workplace related accidents.
- In 2000, the number of traumatic injuries suffered in the workplace contributed
to approximately 5,600 workplace deaths.
- A total of 5.2 million injuries and illnesses were reported in private
industry workplaces during 2001.
Workers who have been injured on the job generally must file a Workers Compensation
claim in order to recover their damages, however, the Workers Compensation
claim often fails to adequately compensate the worker for all of
the losses, including pain and suffering, future lost wages, future
advancement potential and future loss of enjoyment. If you have
been injured on the job you may also be entitled to recover damages
from a "third party" such as a negligent equipment manufacturer,
negligent supplier or negligent property owner.
As personal injury attorneys, we help our clients establish the liability,
evaluate and prove the damages, and collect the settlement or judgment. We handle
all of the details and are prepared to help our clients get through the hardships
and stress created by a construction accident.
As serious injury lawyers, we act both as advocates and negotiators on behalf
of our clients. We handle personal injury claims on a daily basis,
ranging from simple whiplash injuries to catastrophic injury and
death claims. We handle claims from the start to the finish, including
a professional evaluation of the claim, meeting the legal deadlines,
all dealings with insurance adjusters and other lawyers, and taking
care of a lot of the details that accompany any injury claim.
Calton & Burns, Attorneys at Law, have been representing injured
individuals for over 25 years. Our team of dedicated lawyers represents
those who have suffered serious injury, financial loss, personal
and future damages due to negligence and wrongful acts of others,
including motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle
accidents, aviation accidents, construction accidents, slip and
accidents and defective products.
If you have been injured
in a construction accident, we will be glad to discuss your case
with you at no charge and with no obligation.
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