Construction is what helps our state grow. You may encounter various construction sites on your daily commute and never even give them a second thought. It is important that all safety measures are taken on construction sites so injuries do not occur. Unfortunately, this does not always happen which leaves accident victims with severe and catastrophic injuries. It is important to have the help of a Chesapeake, Virginia construction accident attorney from Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., on your side to guide you through the arduous legal process.
Construction accidents can happen for a variety of reasons and are typically caused due to the negligence of another person. The most common types of construction accidents are:
The majority of the time, construction accidents harm construction workers but passersby can also be injured. A crane can drop an object which can lead to unsuspecting passersby being injured as a result. In either case, it is crucial to seek emergency medical attention following an accident. This will help to determine the extent of your injuries and find any underlying issues as well. It also helps to establish a direct connection between the accident and the injury.
As one might imagine, construction accidents can cause severe injuries. The most common injuries include:
There are other injuries that you may suffer from a construction accident. In some of the worst-case scenarios, an accident can result in the death of a loved one.
If your loved one has passed away as a result of a construction accident, surviving family members may be entitled to obtain compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. Our Chesapeake, Virginia construction accident attorney will work to obtain compensation for the following:
There may be more compensation you are entitled to but this will all depend on the severity of your injuries and the facts of the case.
If possible, you should try to collect as much evidence as you can when the accident occurs. You may not be able to do this which is why it is important to contact an attorney immediately. We will collect evidence such as photos, eyewitness statements, and videos in order to build a strong case.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a construction accident it is imperative to contact a Chesapeake, Virginia construction accident attorney from Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. You can call us at 757-517-8956 or complete a contact form to schedule an initial consultation.