Personal Injury Attorneys In Atlanta

Atlanta Construction Accident Lawyers

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Working on construction sites can be a dangerous business. Construction workers are especially vulnerable to accidents, injuries, and even death when safety precautions are not taken. The construction industry is known for being one of the most dangerous industries in the country. Between 2003 and 2008, over 30,000 workers died from work-related injuries.

If you were injured while working on a construction site in Georgia, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Our Atlanta construction accident lawyers at The Fowler Firm are here to help you receive the maximum compensation that you are owed. Our legal team has the skill and experience to aggressively and effectively advocate on your behalf.

Schedule a consultation with seasoned construction accident attorneys in Atlanta at The Fowler Firm. Call (404) 995-1963 or use our online request form.

What Is Considered a Construction Site Accident?

Accidents on construction sites can occur in a variety of ways. They can happen if a worker isn't adequately trained or if safety procedures aren't performed. They can also occur when a worker is not provided with the necessary safety equipment, such as safety goggles or hard hats. Accidents on construction sites can also occur owing to a lack of safety procedures, such as a lack of safety rails or a sturdy guardrail.

Common Causes of Construction Site Accidents

Construction site accidents can be caused by a variety of different factors, such as:

  • Defective equipment

  • Negligent maintenance

  • Inadequate safety training

  • Inadequate safety precautions

  • Improper safety equipment

If you were injured while working on a construction site, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Our Atlanta construction accident lawyers at The Fowler Firm are here to help you receive the maximum compensation that you are owed.

Types of Construction Accident Cases We Handle

Construction site accidents can result in a wide variety of injuries. Some of the most common types of injuries that occur in construction site accidents include:

  • Fractures

  • Muscle damage

  • Spinal cord damage

  • Amputations

  • Traumatic brain injuries

Our Atlanta construction accident lawyers can provide legal assistance if you were injured in any type of construction accident. We handle cases involving:

  • Electrocution accidents

  • Falling accidents

  • Falling objects

  • Trench cave-ins

  • Scaffolding accidents

  • Ladder accidents

  • Falling objects

  • Machinery accidents

  • Explosions

  • Fires

  • Toxic fumes

  • Toxic chemicals

  • Toxic dust

  • Toxic mold

How to Report a Construction Site Accident

To report a construction site accident, follow these steps:

  1. Ensure Safety: Prioritize safety by securing the accident scene to prevent further harm to anyone involved.

  2. Seek Medical Attention: If there are injuries, call for medical assistance immediately. Attend to injured individuals and provide first aid if trained to do so.

  3. Notify Supervisors: Inform your immediate supervisor or construction site manager about the accident as soon as possible. They should be aware of the situation and can take appropriate actions.

  4. Document the Incident: Gather information about the accident, including date, time, location, and the names of all parties involved.

  5. Witness Statements: If there were witnesses, collect their contact information and statements regarding what they observed.

  6. Report to Authorities: Depending on the severity of the accident, you may need to report it to local law enforcement or occupational safety agencies.

  7. Notify Relevant Parties: Inform your employer, and if applicable, your workers' compensation insurance provider about the accident.

  8. Preserve Evidence: Keep any evidence related to the accident, such as photographs, equipment, and documents.

  9. Consult Legal Counsel: If you're injured or believe there was negligence, consult with a knowledgeable construction accident attorney at The Fowler Firm for guidance on potential legal actions.

  10. Follow-up: Keep records of medical treatment, conversations, and any developments related to the accident.

Remember that reporting accidents promptly is crucial for ensuring the well-being of those involved and for potential legal considerations.

Call a Construction Site Lawyer in Atlanta Today

In the heart of Atlanta, our firm stands committed to assisting those affected by construction site accidents. We recognize the distinct challenges these incidents present, and our experienced team is dedicated to providing tailored legal support. If you or a loved one has suffered due to a construction site mishap, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Your well-being is our priority, and we're here to help you pursue rightful compensation while safeguarding your rights. Reach out today for a consultation, and take the first step towards justice and recovery with us.

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