Boston Construction Accident Lawyers
Fighting on Behalf of Injured Construction Workers
Construction work is one of the most dangerous occupations and likewise, constructions sites are one of the most hazardous places. Here at Mitcheson & Lee LLP, our personal injury attorneys work quickly to get you the compensation you rightfully deserve. Construction accident cases can be extremely complex to litigate, involving different issue depending on whether the injured party was a civilian or a worker, who the liable parties are, whether contractors were involved, and the insurance company's willingness to do what's right.
Our experienced construction accident lawyers in Boston have investigated numerous cases and can help you determine what your claim is truly worth.
Construction Accidents in Massachusetts
Construction accidents are on a rise with recent development boom in major metropolitans. According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration, more than 93 occupational deaths happen a week, or more than 13 deaths happen every day. Over 20% of this of these fatalities were workers in construction. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, death from construction accidents rose by 2%, its highest since 2008. Common causes of construction accidents may include, but are not limited to:
- Getting struck by an object.
- Inadequate training provided to construction crews.
- Lack of safety gear for construction crews.
- Defective or poorly maintained tools and equipment.
- Prolonged exposure to harmful chemicals and materials, such as asbestos.
- Faulty wiring.
- Falls from dangerous heights.
- Faulty building materials.
- Improper site inspections.
- Debris from construction sites.
- Unguarded platforms.
- Lack of warnings for when construction is in progress.
- Falling materials.
File Your Claim Today
You only have a couple of years to file an injury claim in the state of Massachusetts. A successful claim can help you pay for both short-term and long-term medical expenses. Our construction accident lawyers in Boston perform investigative work so that our clients can focus on recovering. We build close attorney-client relationships so that you can always keep up with the latest developments in your case.