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Construction Accidents

We've handled many construction accidents cases since 1999
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Fatalities In 2016 In NC Due To Work-Related Accidents

In North Carolina, more than 170 people were killed on the job in 2016

Raleigh + Durham Construction Accident Attorneys

Dedicated Injury Attorneys in North Carolina

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Regulations, inspection requirements, specifications, and job safety programs all work to promote safety awareness and help prevent accidents at construction sites. Despite these measures, construction accidents still occur on a regular basis. At Hyland + Padilla, PLLC, our passionate Durham construction accident injury attorneys can help you determine who is liable for your injuries and file a claim for compensation.

Construction Workers Face Many Hazards. These Can Include:

Falls from scaffolds and other elevations.

Electrocution

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 Durham personal injury lawyers, you can gather evidence and analyze the facts of your situation to pursue compensation for your injuries.

An Experienced Raleigh + Durham 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 Durham 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 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 Durham 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.

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