If you have been injured in a construction site accident, you may be entitled to restitution beyond that from workers' compensation. Since a workplace accident can affect your ability to work and earn a living, it's important to investigate all forms of compensation that may be available to you, including a personal injury lawsuit.
California workers' compensation laws bar injured workers from suing their employers or co-workers in workplace accidents, even if the employer or co-worker was negligent. However, if your injury was caused by a third party - the site owner, a vendor, subcontractor, equipment manufacturer, truck driver or anyone else who doesn't work for your employer - you are entitled to collect full damages by filing a personal injury lawsuit.
A personal injury lawsuit allows you to collect unlimited compensation for damages such as:
Attorney Tom Reinecke will conduct an immediate investigation to determine if the negligence of a third-party was responsible for your construction site injury. For example, if a subcontractor left a hazardous condition that violated OSHA safety requirements, we can hold the subcontractor accountable for everything you have lost in the accident.
After a serious injury caused by dangerous property conditions, talk to an independent lawyer before discussing the incident with the property owner or an insurance company. At the very least, ask a knowledgeable attorney to review any settlement before you accept.
If you have been injured at a construction site, call California personal injury attorney Tom Reinecke at 800-275-8326 for an immediate consultation with no obligation. Find out how much your case is worth by filling out our simple "What Is My Case Worth" form.
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