high law office, pllc
Construction Accidents and Litigation
Workers employed in the construction industry are more likely to become injured when compared to other industries. Working in the construction industry often exposes workers to unsafe conditions and the probability of not properly using tools correctly. Workers must use heavy equipment and machinery, scaffolds, ladders, and are often exposed to toxic chemicals and asbestos. Being exposed to these dangerous conditions often result in a worker being injured due to a fall, inhalation of toxic chemicals, and sometimes death. With the high probability of serious physical injuries in the construction industry, only an experienced litigator in this area of law is able to understand the complexities of industry’s laws and regulations.
Our firm’s experienced litigators’ possess the skills and knowledge to handle cases that concern construction accidents and litigation. For it is a specialized area of the law that requires a comprehensive understanding of OSHA regulations, state workers’ compensation laws, and civil litigation. Our firm’s litigators have a combined experience of over 40 years in the practice of civil and construction litigation and we guide our clients through the haze, which is often associated in this area of law.
Being injured in a construction accident may entitle a worker to receive monetary awards from their time lost on the job, medical expenses, and pain and suffering. These forms of accidents often have a lifetime effect on the worker and his family which sometimes may lead to a permanent disability, extensive rehabilitation, and restrictive activities in enjoying one’s life.
So if you are a loved one has been injured as a result of a construction accident it is important that you contact one of our litigators for a consultation. We can then assess your specific case and determine if you are entitled to monetary awards in addition to any workers’ compensation benefits you may receive. Contact us for a free consultation. Act quickly, as Tennessee has a one-year statute of limitation.