Construction jobs are considered to be the riskiest jobs in Riverside and all across California. And yet, the demand for construction workers is still growing steadily across the nation.
While many employers, contractors and property managers adhere to safety standards to prevent construction accidents, there is still a large number of irresponsible and negligent ones, which contribute to the high fatality rates on construction sites.
Fact: nearly 20% of all workplace fatalities come from the construction industry, while deaths at construction sites are on the rise every year.
Here at the Law Offices of Howard Craig Kornberg, our experienced construction accident attorneys name four construction accidents that account for the vast majority of all deaths on construction sites. The so-called construction’s ‘Fatal Four’:
Our Riverside construction accident attorney Howard Craig Kornberg, who holds the highest rating given to lawyers for legal trial skills and ethical standards, insists: no matter what are the circumstances of your construction accident and injuries, your case must be thoroughly investigated to determine liability.
As one in ten American construction workers get injured every year, it’s vital to make construction sites in the U.S. safer by holding negligent employers, contractors, property managers – and even fellow construction workers – accountable for their negligent and otherwise illegal actions.
Fact: Did you know that California is the second biggest killer of construction workers in our nation, after Texas?
Aside from the above-mentioned construction’s ‘fatal four’ accidents, our construction accident attorneys also handle all of the following accidents:
Under federal and state laws in Riverside and across California, every employer, contractor and property manager at construction sites are required to provide workers with safe conditions to prevent injuries in the workplace.
You can hold your construction employers liable for your injuries if your construction accident attorney can prove that your employer failed to:
These are the regulations by the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).
If you have gotten into a construction accident in Riverside or elsewhere in California, it’s essential to seek the legal advice of construction accident attorney Howard Craig Kornberg, who has litigated hundreds of such accidents over the past 35 years, to know your best legal options.
An experienced construction accident attorney will give you guidance as to how your report documenting the accident must be written in order to maximize your compensation and hold the responsible parties liable for your injuries and damages.
Many construction workers face certain challenges and hiccups when filing a construction accident claim, which may delay or minimize their compensation.
After your attorney has helped you document the accident and determine liability in your particular accident, you can demand financial compensation for the following:
Consult our Riverside construction accident attorney to launch an investigation into your accident, file a complaint and recover damage for your injuries. Contact our skilled attorneys to get a free initial consultation.