If you are an employee working on a construction site, you know just as well as anyone how often injuries take place on the job. Even though most employees and their employers make a significant effort to maintain a safe workplace, accidents happen on a regular basis, causing injuries ranging from mild to severe.
A Construction Site is Complex
When pursuing a construction site personal injury claim, it will become evident early on that these cases aren’t simple. A construction site is complex, and with many parties involved, proving liability or fault for an injury can be very difficult. On a larger construction site, the general contractor and construction workers, the product and machinery manufacturer, the designer or architect, and the property site owner all have a level of responsibility to keep the construction site safe.
Proving Liability for a Construction Site Injury is Complicated
Proving liability for an injury that occurred on a construction site isn’t easy, it requires careful gathering of evidence and significant research of safe work practices and all parties involved in the construction project. When it comes down to it, the big question that needs is answered is whether or not all parties involved followed safety regulations. If an individual or organization was found to have acted negligently, jeopardizing the safety of those present on the site, and an injury occurred as a result, they may be found liable for the injury.
Filing a Construction Injury Claim
An experienced personal injury attorney can help you gather the information needed to file your personal injury claim, including evidence proving liability in your case. If your case is successful, you will awarded damages covering any emotional or physical suffering you experienced as a result of the injuries you sustained on the job.
To learn more about construction site injuries, and the steps you should take to file a personal injury claim, click here or call 404-285-4205 to speak with a lawyer at Howe & Associates Personal Injury Attorneys.