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CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS

Helping Injured Construction Workers Get the Benefits They Need

Construction Accident Lawyers in Orange County

Call a Workers' Compensation Lawyer in Orange County: (800) 980-6905

The construction site is one of the most dangerous places to be employed, and workers have to deal with numerous hazards every day. From dangerous moving vehicles and machinery malfunctions, to falls from atop buildings, many construction site accidents result in serious injuries.

Helping Injured Construction Workers Get the Benefits They Need

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury due to an accident that occurred on a construction site, you may be eligible to receive damages for your injuries.

In California, the workers' compensation system provides benefits to workers who suffer injuries or illnesses arising out of and in the course of their employment, including those resulting from construction accidents. The system is designed to provide financial support and medical care to injured workers, regardless of who is at fault for the accident.

Workers' compensation benefits can pay for an injured worker's:

  • Medical expenses
  • Rehabilitation
  • Lost wages
  • Job retraining

It is crucial to have a knowledgeable team of Orange County workers' compensation attorneys at your side fighting for the maximum monetary amount that you are legally entitled to. The difference between inexperienced and experienced legal assistance can mean everything in your case, and can determine whether your settlement is sufficient to cover your medical and wage expenses as you recover.

Alvandi Law Group: A Proven Record of Success

When it comes to navigating the complex terrain of construction site accidents, our seasoned team stands out as a beacon of legal expertise and results-driven advocacy. With a proven track record of securing substantial settlements for our clients, we take pride in delivering justice and financial compensation for those who have suffered due to construction site incidents.

Here are some of our key results:

  • $4,400,000 - Construction Site Accident
  • $1,500,000 - Construction Site Accident
  • $850,000 - Roofing Injury
  • $700,000 - Chemical Exposure
  • $600,000 - Workers' Compensation

When choosing a lawyer, you are searching for a legal advocate with a demonstrated ability to achieve significant results. Your peace of mind and rightful compensation are our top priorities.

If you have been injured while working on a construction site, call Alvandi Law Group for assistance filing for workers' compensation benefits. Se habla Español.

Fighting for the Injured of California!

Call us 24/7 at (800) 980-6905 to find out how we can help you get the benefits or compensation you deserve.

Common Causes of Injuries for Construction Workers

A construction accident refers to any incident that occurs on a construction site resulting in injury, damage, or loss. Construction sites are inherently hazardous environments due to the presence of heavy machinery, tools, materials, and the nature of the work being performed. These accidents can lead to injuries or fatalities for workers and sometimes bystanders.

Some types of accidents that commonly occur on construction sites include:

  • Dangerous Machinery Accidents: Involves injuries caused by the operation of heavy machinery such as bulldozers, excavators, cranes, and forklifts.
  • Trenching and Excavation Accidents: Incidents related to the collapse of trenches or excavations, leading to workers being buried or trapped.
  • Hazardous Chemical Exposure: Occurs when workers come into contact with dangerous chemicals, either through direct exposure or inhalation.
  • Compressed Gas Accidents: Involves accidents related to the mishandling or malfunctioning of compressed gas cylinders, leading to explosions or leaks.
  • Electrocution Accidents: Resulting from contact with live electrical wires, faulty equipment, or unsafe electrical systems on construction sites.
  • Falling Object Accidents: Objects or materials falling from heights, such as tools, equipment, or construction materials, causing injury to workers below.
  • Scaffolding Accidents: Falls from or collapses of scaffolding structures, which are common on construction sites.
  • Slip and Fall Accidents: Incidents where workers or visitors slip on wet surfaces, uneven terrain, or other hazardous conditions.
  • Nail Gun Accidents: Injuries caused by the improper use or malfunction of nail guns, leading to puncture wounds or other injuries.
  • Demolition Accidents: Accidents occurring during the dismantling or destruction of structures, including collapses and unexpected hazards.
  • Vehicle Accidents: Involves collisions or accidents with construction vehicles, such as trucks, cranes, or heavy equipment.
  • Roofing Accidents: Falls or injuries that occur during roofing work, including slipping, tripping, or falling from heights.
  • Crane Accidents: Incidents involving the operation or malfunction of cranes, leading to collapses, drops, or other accidents.
  • Explosions: Accidents resulting in sudden, violent releases of energy, often caused by ignition of flammable materials or malfunctioning equipment.

Although there are safety rules and regulations in place to protect construction workers, many are still at risk for serious injuries. In fact, every year in the United States, thousands of workers are either injured or killed while on construction sites.

Construction accidents can result from a combination of various factors, often stemming from the complex and dynamic nature of construction sites. Several common contributing factors include:

  • Lack of Training: Inadequate training of workers on the proper use of equipment, safety procedures, and awareness of potential hazards can lead to accidents.
  • Poor Communication: Ineffective communication between workers, supervisors, and management may result in misunderstandings, misinterpretations of instructions, or a lack of awareness about ongoing activities.
  • Unsafe Working Conditions: Failure to maintain a safe and clean work environment, such as cluttered or slippery surfaces, inadequate lighting, or poor ventilation, can contribute to accidents.
  • Inadequate Safety Measures: Failure to implement or enforce safety measures, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), guardrails, fall protection systems, and other safety devices.
  • Faulty Equipment and Machinery: Malfunctioning or poorly maintained machinery and equipment can pose serious risks. Regular inspections and maintenance are essential to prevent accidents.
  • Lack of Supervision: Insufficient supervision and oversight of construction activities can lead to workers taking shortcuts, neglecting safety procedures, or engaging in risky behavior.
  • Rushed Work Schedule: Pressure to meet tight deadlines may result in workers rushing tasks, neglecting safety measures, and increasing the likelihood of accidents.
  • Inadequate Planning: Poorly designed or incomplete project plans, including insufficient consideration of potential hazards, can contribute to accidents during construction activities.
  • Subcontractor Coordination Issues:Lack of coordination and communication between different subcontractors working on the same site can lead to conflicts, overlaps, and increased risks.
  • Human Error:Mistakes made by workers, such as incorrect operation of machinery, misjudgments, or lapses in attention, can contribute to accidents.
  • Lack of Emergency Preparedness:Inadequate planning for emergency situations, including first aid training and access to medical facilities, can exacerbate the consequences of accidents.
  • Non-Compliance with Regulations:Failure to adhere to local, state, and federal safety regulations and guidelines increases the risk of accidents and may lead to legal consequences.

We regularly represent workers from the construction industry and those who work on industrial sites. Find out more about filing for workers' comp. We invite you to request your free case evaluation today!

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  • $4,400,000 Construction Site Accident
  • $1,500,000 Construction Site Accident
  • $850,000 Roofing Injury
  • $700,000 Chemical Exposure
  • $700,000 Office Work Injury

Our Settlements & Verdicts

Recent Case Victories
  • Construction Site Accident $4,400,000
  • Construction Site Accident $1,500,000
  • Roofing Injury $850,000
  • Chemical Exposure $700,000
  • Office Work Injury $700,000

Learn More About How to File a Claim

At Alvandi Law Group, P, we have an extensive knowledge of worker's compensation, the laws surrounding it, and how to effectively pursue your specific claim. Our Los Angeles workers' comp lawyers will handle your case with personalized attention and the highest levels of service that you both need and deserve.

Call us today at (800) 980-6905. You only pay us if we win!

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Reasons To Hire The Alvandi Law Group
  • Over Half a Billion Dollars in Settlements Won
    We have a record of success over the course of our career. Our results speak for themselves.
  • 100% Dedicated to the Injured
    We have committed our resources to solely helping injured people to so they may focus on recovery
  • If We Don't Win, You Don't Pay
    We only operate on a contingency fee basis: if we are unsuccessful in recovering benefits, then you don't owe us a penny.
  • Serving California for Over 15 Years
    We serve individuals and families all across California and bring decades of experience protecting the rights of injured workers.
  • Honest & Clear Communication
    We can provide unwavering legal support for every stage of the process, even if your claim has been denied.
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    Our firm is capable of serving clients in a variety of languages.

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