Construction Injuries

San Diego Construction Injury Lawyers

Personal Injury Attorneys Helping the Injured

As a responsible and safe construction worker, you understand the various hazards of your job site and take the necessary precautions to prevent against injury. Unfortunately, you can still end up suffering a significant injury on the job even if you do everything right. At Simpson Law Group, our award-winning San Diego construction accident attorneys understand the anguish you must be going through and are prepared to go the distance to help you pursue the fair compensation you deserve. Having been fighting on behalf of injured workers for more than five decades combined, our advocates have the legal
expertise and passion to ensure your rights are protected during this uncertain time.

Dial (619) 236-9696 today to get started towards securing fair financial compensation for your injuries.

Common Causes of Construction Accidents

According to the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), out of 4,175 worker fatalities in private industry in calendar year 2012, 806 or 19.3% were in construction. The leading causes of worker deaths on construction sites were falls, followed by being struck by objects, electrocutions/burns, and being caught in or between equipment. Known as the “Fatal Four,” these causes were responsible for more than half (54.2%) the construction worker deaths in 2012, according to reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It is estimated that eliminating the Fatal Four would save the lives of 437 American workers each year.

The exact proportions of worker deaths in 2012 from Fatal Four causes were as follows:

  • Falls – 279 out of 806 total deaths in construction in CY 2012 (34.6%)
  • Struck by Object – 79 (9.8%)
  • Electrocutions – 66 (8.1%)
  • Caught-in/between – 13 (1.6%)

In addition to these major causes, construction injuries can also be caused by defective equipment, collapsing buildings, repetitive motion tasks, and more. Regardless of the cause of your injury, our San Diego personal injury lawyers at Simpson Law Group can represent your interests and provide the powerful legal support you need to maximize your potential financial recovery.

Who Is Responsible for My Construction Injury?

Construction injuries can occur on residential property, commercial property, or at industrial construction sites in San Diego, California. When someone is injured or killed on or near a construction site, the owner or general contractor or a subcontractor may be liable for any injuries sustained from an accident. Depending on the exact cause of the accident, injured workers may be able to pursue compensation by filing a claim under their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance, filing a personal injury claim against a responsible third party, or both. Our team can help you identify all responsible parties and guide you towards the most appropriate course of action.

Our team can help you fight to recover compensation for:

  • Lost wages
  • Medical bills
  • Pain and suffering
  • Reduced quality of life
  • Permanent or temporary disability
  • And more

Pursue Compensation for Your Injuries

We at Simpson Law Group have a proven record of success in trial, and we welcome the opportunity to review your case with you. The Simpson Law Group is dedicated to providing legal representation of the very highest quality to “ordinary people” who have suffered harm. Our award-winning San Diego personal injury attorneys and employment lawyers are well known for our results and experience.

If you or a loved one has suffered from or was wrongfully killed by a construction injury, contact Simpson Law Group today to receive a free case evaluation.

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