Injury on Construction Site

Construction Related Injury Lawyers

Heavy Equipment and Construction Accidents 

Construction work is demanding and throughout Florida thousands of families rely on construction work as a valued source of income. The attorneys at Massey & Duffy realize that construction workers typically work under hazardous condition in which they are dependent on others for their safety. Accidents are unfortunately inevitable, if you or a family member is injured in a construction accident, contact our lawyers today. Frequently, economic considerations are given priority over job-site safety, which may lead to serious injury or death.

If you are the victim of a construction accident due to someone else’s negligence, one of our experienced construction accident attorneys will fight for you to receive the compensation you deserve. We can assist with injuries stemming from the following:

  • Construction site accidents
  • Unsafe work conditions
  • Ladder injuries
  • Crane mishaps
  • Toxic fumes
  • Scaffolding incidents
  • Electrocution and electrical accidents
  • OSHA violations
  • Dropped loads from trucks or cranes
  • Burn injuries
  • Improperly stored materials
  • Toxic chemical exposure
  • Unguarded trenches or platforms
  • Drowning accidents
  • Worn or defective rope or cable
  • Trip and falls
  • Open pits or trenches
  • Faulty stairs
  • Inhalation injuries
  • Defective and dangerous work products
  • Other workplace accidents

What To Do If You Have a Construction Site Accident

If you or a loved one sustained injury in a construction accident  you may be entitled to compensation. Personal injury cases are often time-sensitive. Many workplaces in Gainesville and North Florida utilize digital video surveillance daily, but most facilities record over existing tapes. It is essential to begin the investigation of your accident case quickly to avoid losing valuable information. The experienced legal team of Massey & Duffy, PLLC will begin investigation of your claim immediately in order to preserve all time sensitive material. Call our office so we can assist you in setting up a free consultation.

The Florida construction accident attorneys at Massey & Duffy, PLLC represent victims and their families who have been injured in an accident. Throughout Gainesville and North Florida our legal experts work to help people put their lives back together and recover financial compensation. We take the time to fully understand all aspects and locate all factors which contributed to the accident in order to determine which parties should be held liable. Rest assured that our construction accidents lawyers will listen carefully and review the unique circumstances of your case and the future consequences of all injuries before filing a claim for damages.

Experienced Construction Site Accidents Attorneys

As part of our commitment to our clients, we always provide personalized and caring service. At the law firm of Massey & Duffy, we have a philosophy of respect and integrity coupled with an uncompromising pursuit of justice. These values are demonstrated every day in the way we practice law. Our clients can rest assured that we will represent them aggressively and with the compassion that they deserve. If you have a legal issue, please contact our Gainesville Florida lawyers today.  Our lawyers represent people with all degrees of injury, from soft-tissue to serious and catastrophic injuries, as well as wrongful death.

Our attorneys understand that there is no amount of money that can compensate a family for the loss of a loved one.  In a wrongful death claim, these damages can be substantial. They can include not merely reimbursement for medical and hospital bills to care for the deceased victim before his or her death, but also damages for the loss of future income or financial support that the deceased victim would have provided to his or her family if the victim had not died. Additionally, damages for the loss of companionship suffered by a surviving spouse and/or children are also factored in.

Committed To Improving Lives

Our firm is founded on a sincere commitment to improving clients’ lives. We understand that in the wake of an accident, life as you know it has been shattered. Our goal is to help you put the pieces back together.

We are not a personal injury mill that emphasizes quantity over quality. Rather, we provide personal attention and superior service for each and every client. When you walk into our office, you will be meeting face to face with an attorney. We will walk you through the process and keep you informed at every step of the way.

We are experienced in handling all types of serious injuries, including head and back injuries. Our lawyers understand what judges and juries look for in these cases, and we have a thorough grasp of effective strategies for maximizing your compensation. Whether your case goes to trial or is resolved through settlement, you can rely on us to place your needs and goals first.

Contact a Construction Accident Attorney

The firm of Massey & Duffy, PLLC represent clients across Florida that have been injured in construction accidents. Workers in all trades are exposed to a variety of dangerous conditions at work-sites due to negligent and dangerous conditions and practices of architects, general contractors, subcontractors, product manufacturers, equipment suppliers, and others. Our attorneys represent bystanders who are injured in construction site accidents, drivers injured as a result of highway construction accidents, as well as construction site workers who are injured on the job. Under Florida state and Federal laws and regulations, contractors and site owners are responsible for providing a reasonably safe work environment. There are special laws in place to protect those who work in high places, such as on a scaffold, ladder or structural steel. Laws are in place to protect a variety of construction related professionals including but not limited to laborers, carpenters, electricians, iron-workers, crane operators, plumbers, masons, painters, sheet metal workers, welders, heavy equipment operators.