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In every workplace, there exist potential dangers if employers and companies do not abide by safety protocols and mandatory safety regulations put in place by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Of course, some job fields are more dangerous than others. Due to the massive pieces of machinery, the heights at which employees must work, and other factors, construction is one of the most dangerous job fields in the U.S.
When a victim is injured and the accident could have been avoided if construction companies made reasonable efforts to provide safe conditions, the injured person or their family can file a personal injury lawsuit to pursue monetary compensation for any physical pain, medical expenses, or emotional damages they may have faced as a result of the accident. At Klenofsky & Steward, LLC, our team is highly skilled in this area and can fight for the rights of construction accident victims and their families.
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Were you injured or have you lost a loved one in a preventable accident on a construction site? We encourage you to get in touch with our Kansas City construction accident lawyers at Klenofsky & Steward, LLC right away!
Most Common Types of Construction Accidents
According to OSHA, 874 construction employees suffered fatal injuries in 2014. Unfortunately, most of these accidents that occurred on construction sites were caused by the “Fatal Four.”
The types of accidents that make up the final four and the statistics associated with such accidents have been listed below:
- Falls - These types of accidents accounted for 349 deaths in 2014
- Electrocutions - These types of accidents accounted for 74 deaths in 2014
- Struck by object - These types of accidents accounted for 73 deaths in 2014
- Caught-in/between - These types of accidents accounted for 12 deaths in 2014
Who Can Be Held Liable for a Construction Site Injury or Fatality?
Because construction accident cases can become extremely complicated, it is best to consult an experienced construction accident lawyer right away. Due to the size of construction sites and the various tools used during construction projects, various parties or machinery manufacturers may be responsible for a victim's injuries.
In many cases, the following persons or entities are held liable:
- Site landowners
- Heavy machinery manufacturers
- Engineering professionals
- Construction managers
If you have suffered harm in an accident on a construction site due to the negligence of another person or entity, get in touch with our Kansas City construction accident attorneys at Klenofsky & Steward, LLC right away! We can examine your case and help you pursue monetary compensation. When you choose to work with our team, we will guide you through the legal process so you never feel alone. At our firm, we believe that a client-based approach is the best method every time. We work diligently to handle all the legal matters so you and your family can focus on the recovery.
Contact our construction accident lawyers in Kansas City today to discuss your case. We can’t wait to put aggressive legal representation to work for you!
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