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Construction Site Accidents

You Michigan Attorneys for Construction Site Accidents – We understand the importance and speed of your financial recovery while you are out of work healing.
Construction site accidents might involve any of the following heavy equipment.

  • Bull Dozers
  • Drill Rigs
  • Dump Trucks
  • Fork Lifts
  • Gradall
  • Cranes
  • Lifts
  • Scaffolding
  • Backhoes
  • Skids
  • Wood Chipper
  • Tractors
  • Grader
  • Steer
  • Loader

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), there were 1,178 fatalities reported on construction accident sites in 2007.  Construction accidents caused more fatalities than any other industry sector.  Falls account for most of the fatalities on construction sites.

According to the US Department of Labor 1 in 10 construction workers will suffer a construction accident.  Broken bones, burns, amputations, head injuries, chemical exposure, nerve damage, back injuries, hearing and vision injuries and fatalities comprise the typical injuries of this statistic.

You may not be able to return to work, or you may be in pain while attempting to work.  In either situation you should consult a lawyer.

There are many hazards on a construction site and each has a unique set of laws and evidence required to prove your case.  Your construction accident case requires expertise and this expertise is generally found in a network of lawyers, such as OurAdvocate.

OurAdvocate has over 150 years of combined experience in personal injury law. Also, our team approach, allows us to utilize everyone in our office and on our staff to make sure we have covered the necessary bases. This is especially crucial in construction site cases because it spans an entire industry sector in the United States.

Loading/Unloading Accidents

On many sites, construction goods are constantly being loaded and unloaded. Accidents and injuries that can result include slips and falls, back injuries, brain injuries, crushed limbs, amputations, spinal injuries and other serious personal injuries.  No injury is too small to inquire at Our-Advocate.

Electric Shocks

Often, construction sites require electric cable to be aboveground and in the open. These cables can result in electric shocks that cause severe burns and even brain damage.

Products Liability

The equipment or products used on construction sites can be defective. Defective products can cause horrendous personal injury from:

  • A design defect that existed before the product was manufactured, or
  • A manufacturing defect that happened while the product was being produced, or
  • A marketing defect that arose from improper instructions or failures to warn.
Heavy Equipment

Bulldozers, cranes and other heavy equipment are common on construction sites. The sheer size and power of this equipment can result in shocking injuries if something goes wrong. Severed limbs, paralysis and even death are not uncommon in accidents involving such powerful machinery.

If you have been injured on a construction site, do not risk your case with an unproven attorney. You want a team of attorneys to fight for you, and make sure you get the compensation you deserve. You need OurAdvocate – a proven Michigan construction site accident law firm.



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