Construction work is often a dangerous job. If you or a loved one is injured at a construction site, you should have the best representation available.
Working in construction can be a dangerous profession with injuries occurring daily. In fact, the construction industry is number 2 in the USA for workplace injuries. Even though working in construction has many potential hazards, workers still have the right to expect that their workplace is as safe as it can be, and that any unnecessary risks and injuries are prevented.
In 2014 alone, 4,821 workers were killed on construction sites in the US.
What are the most common construction injuries?
The ‘fatal four’ leading causes of injury and death in construction workers account for over half of all construction deaths each year. The fatal four include:
- Falls (accounting for almost 40% of all deaths)
- Struck by an object
- Compression (caught in or between objects)
How can PCVA help?
If you or a loved one has suffered a construction related injury then you should consider seeking legal help as you may be able to file a civil lawsuit for negligence or product liability, and claim compensation. Our team of lawyers has the tools necessary to litigate construction injuries and related cases. Contact us today to see if we could help you get the compensation you deserve.