Working in construction is one of the most dangerous occupations around, but it is the primary source of income for thousands and thousands of families. Construction workers are constantly at risk as the day-to-day requirements of their job expose them to the potential of falling from heights, slipping and falling, problems with ladders and scaffolding, burns, and equipment failures. In the United States, injuries and fatalities occur from construction accidents more often than in any other land-based industrial work environment, with over 1,000 construction employees killed each year.
When safety guidelines are followed and employers provide the appropriate level of care and protection, construction accidents are kept to a minimum, but when site owners and management cut corners workers’ lives and health are jeopardized. If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in a construction accident then you are entitled to compensation for your expenses and your loss. Call personal injury attorney James Kennedy today to see how he can help preserve your rights and get you the justice you deserve, as well as the compensation you need to help you pay for your medical expenses, your pain and your suffering.
When construction site employers try to up their profit and save money, accidents can happen and employees can get seriously injured or killed. Because construction sites often involve working at great heights, with volatile materials or under hazardous conditions, it is essential that an employer exercises extreme caution and follows the most rigorous safety practices in order to minimize the chances of falling, getting burned, or being involved in any other catastrophic accident. Failure to do so can often represent negligence, and may mean that your employer is responsible for any harm that comes to you as a result. James Kennedy is an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you determine who is at fault. Call him today to set up a free consultation about your injury.
When you or someone you love has been injured in a construction accident the medical bills can quickly climb to astronomical heights, all while your paychecks come to a complete halt. Making matters worse, your employer may be trying to prove that you were to blame for your accident. It is very important that you contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible after you have been hurt, and don’t speak to anybody representing your company or sign any papers before doing so. James Kennedy has been representing victims of construction site accidents for many years, and he understands how concerned and frightening this situation can be. He also understands that it is in your company’s best interest to avoid blame for your accident. James Kennedy will protect your rights and make sure that you get the compensation you deserve. Call him today for a consultation about your case.