It is an unfortunate reality that during the course of their career, many people employed in the construction industry are injured or harmed in some way as a result of their occupation. Construction workers face a variety of hazards on a routine basis, and despite taking precautions, may still be injured. Some of these injuries are quite serious, resulting in fatality or lifelong disability. If you or a loved on has been harmed in a construction site accident, our attorneys are available to provide expert legal counsel to help you navigate your situation.
Dangers encountered by those employed in the construction industry include the threat of falling objects, equipment defects or malfunctions, trench collapses, exposure to toxic substances, scaffolding accidents, and motor vehicle accidents, among others. Large equipment such as cranes, loaders and others pose dangers to those who work on construction sites as well.
These construction site dangers are occupational hazards which can be prevented by employers. Whatever harm befell you or your loved one was not your fault. Our firm strives to reach settlements that will provide families with the means to move forward following a construction accident.
Our attorneys have extensive experience representing individuals and families in workers compensation lawsuits and St. Louis construction accident claims. Compensation from a St. Louis construction accident lawsuit can provide for medical expenses, lost income due to missed work, pain, suffering, and ongoing rehabilitation expenses.
The entire cost of a construction injury is impossible to determine shortly after the incident. An injury that seems resolved may flare up, require ongoing treatment or surgery, prevent an individual from working in the future, or result in a disability that requires household renovations. Working with an experienced construction accident attorney will ensure your future is secure.
Workers compensation will provide a settlement for most St. Louis construction accidents. Third party liability may also be a factor in some cases. Third party liability is when a manufacturer, subcontractor, or another company is partially liable for the damage. We carefully evaluate all of our cases, and ensure that we identify all the forms of compensation for damages that could be sought for our clients. Third party settlements can boost the level of compensation for an injured individual, ensuring that medical expenses and other costs are accounted for.
The Onder Law Firm is offering free consultation to persons, and their family members, who have suffered injuries in a construction accident. Employers are responsible for providing safe work environments, and when an employee is harmed they deserve compensation. St. Louis construction accident attorneys can help a family project expenses into the future, ensuring they seek ample compensation for the damage caused. Insurance companies have a tendency to pay as little as possible in injury settlements, taking advantage of the vulnerability of a victim's situation. We believe that persons who have been injured as a result of occupational hazards deserve fair compensation. All St. Louis construction accident attorney consultations are completely confidential, free of charge and without any further obligation. St. Louis construction accident lawsuits are handled on a contingency basis, without any up-front fees and we only receive compensation if and when we are able to secure a settlement on your behalf.
Contact a St. Louis construction accident attorney from our firm as soon as possible after the injury accident.