Protecting the Rights of Injured Clients
North Carolina Construction Accident Attorneys
We've handled many construction accident cases since 1999
Construction accidents are an unfortunate regular occurrence despite regulations, inspection requirements, specifications, and job safety programs. If you were in a construction work accident, you might be entitled to workers’ compensation. At Hyland + Padilla PLLC, our passionate North Carolina construction accidents injury attorneys can help you determine who is liable for your injuries and file a claim for workers’ compensation.
CONSTRUCTION WORKERS FACE MANY HAZARDS. THESE CAN INCLUDE:
- Falls from scaffolds and other elevations.
- Injuries caused by defective or unsafe equipment.
THIS ALSO INCLUDES:
- Being struck by falling or moving machinery.
- Health hazards caused by exposure to chemicals and asbestos.
- Injuries caused by collapsing trenches.
Helping Injured Construction Accident Victims Since 1999
If you are injured in a construction accident, it is important to notify your employer and seek medical attention immediately. You should also take pictures of the scene if possible and keep a copy of your medical records. With knowledgeable legal assistance from our North Carolina personal injury lawyers, you can gather evidence and analyze the facts of your situation to pursue compensation for your injuries.
An Experienced North Carolina Personal Injury Law Firm
Depending on your situation, you may be able to seek compensation from a contractor or other person if you can show that he or she violated the safety regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). You may also be able to prove negligence by showing that a person failed to comply with the individual safety rules of the property owner or general contractor. At Hyland + Padilla PLLC, our North Carolina personal injury attorneys use more than 50 years of combined experience to help our clients seek the compensation they deserve.
The attorneys at Hyland + Padilla PLLC are here to help you maximize your potential recovery*
Providing Winning Results for Our Clients:
Especially for major construction projects, the owner or property manager may be required to carry premises or property liability insurance. In addition, the general or sub-contractors may need to carry commercial general liability, workers’ compensation, and employee’s liability insurance in case of an accident.
In addition to any workers’ compensation claims you may have, you may file a claim against another company or individual. Our North Carolina construction accident lawyers can provide knowledgeable legal advice and represent you in court if necessary.
Possible Sources of Insurance Coverage Include
- CONSTRUCTION SITE OWNER.
- GENERAL AND SUB-CONTRACTORS.
- ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS.
- PRIME CONTRACTORS.
- MANUFACTURERS OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT OR MACHINERY.
Over $40,000,000 Recovered We have won over 40 million dollars for our clients since 2012 and counting.
Over 7000 Cases Handled We have represented thousands of personal injury clients since 1999.
“I came to Hyland and Padilla after an automobile accident. Mr. Padilla worked very hard on my case. His primary concern is for the well being of his clients. He was caring, professional, honest and patient. His staff was always helpful and pleasant as well” - Toni B.
“Very happy and great full with the results. Thank you for helping the Hispanic community very happy with the results blessings. Andrea and Stefani did A great job.” - Jazmin A.
“Mr Padilla is extremely helpful with your personal injury. His staff is great. I wouldn't go anywhere else. I have worked with Mr Padilla several times over the years. He is a wonderful caring attorney. He will go all out to make his client happy.” - Carolyn H.