While on your daily commute, you may see several construction sites or you may work on a construction site. As a construction worker, you may not think that an accident will happen at work but a construction accident can happen at any time. Some accidents can be avoided with proper training and by following procedures.
When safety regulations are not followed, this is typically when accidents happen. You will need a Virginia construction accident attorney to navigate the complicated legal issues that come with construction accidents. It is not only construction workers who can be involved in an accident. Passerby and guests can also be involved in a construction accident through no fault of their own.
A construction accident can be caused by a number of reasons and can more often than not result in catastrophic injuries. One of the most common reasons a construction accident occurs is due to an object falling on someone. Other construction accidents are:
It is reported that the total number of fatal occupational injuries in Virginia in 2016 was 153. Of these 24 were from construction accidents according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. It is important to seek medical attention immediately after an accident and then contact Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C.
Many construction accidents that do not end in tragedy leave the victims with serious, lifelong injuries. Some of the more minor injuries can include:
Although these can be less severe, they should not be taken lightly. You will require medical attention for several months at least in order to properly heal. Someone will need to pay for these expenses. The answer is the liable party. This can sometimes only be accomplished with the help of an attorney. There are also more severe injuries that can be caused by a construction accident such as:
These injuries may require years of treatment and may never be fully resolved. This means you will be permanently suffering from an accident that was no fault of your own. In the most horrific circumstances, a loved one may pass away as a result of a construction accident. The surviving family may be entitled to compensation through filing a claim with Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C.
A Virginia construction accident attorney will focus on obtaining compensation for your injuries and holding the negligent parties liable. Your sole focus should be on healing and recovering from such a traumatic experience. We will look for evidence for your case and prove liability. Our construction accident attorneys will also work with medical professionals to ensure you get the best treatment possible for your injuries. Contact the attorneys from Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C. at 757-517-8956 or fill out our online contact form.