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Construction Site Accidents Lawyer in West Palm Beach

Construction accidents can occur on residential property, commercial properties or at industrial construction sites. When someone is injured or killed on or near a construction site, the owner or general contractor or a subcontractor may be liable for any injuries sustained. Due to the application of Workers Compensation Law, identifying the responsible party for purposes of recovering damages is often a difficult and technical matter. That is why it is important to choose an attorney who has the experience in these types of matters.

A construction site accident can be extremely serious, and may cause permanent disability, loss of a limb, blindness, brain damage, fracture or broken bones, amputation, scarring, and wrongful death. Often times the medicalConstruction site injury lawyer west palm beach bills will be large, there may be a long period of disability and lost wages. Workers Compensation may pay for some of the medical bills and lost earnings, but Workers Compensation cannot adequately compensate an injured worker for permanent losses and disability arising from a serious construction accident.

Given the nature of the construction site, it is very important to immediately investigate and preserve the evidence that will help prove your case. This investigation involves obtaining photos of the scene before it is changed, examination of material and machinery as soon as possible after an accident. It is sometimes necessary to obtain a Court Order to preserve evidence. Therefore, a prompt investigation of the accident site and examination of witnesses is extremely important.

Often times the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will conduct their own investigation. Therefore, it will be important to establish contact with this agency in order to obtain the information they have gathered as a result of their investigation.

We have represented construction site workers all over Florida including West Palm Beach who are injured on the job. They have included laborers, carpenters, electricians, crane operators, masons, painters, and all other construction trades. In addition, we have represented bystanders who are injured in construction site accidents, as well as drivers injured as a result of highway construction defects. The following are examples of the types of construction site accidents we have been involved in:

Highway Construction Accidents
Wrongful Death
Roadway Safety Defects
Crane Accidents
Scaffold Accidents
Falls through unprotected halls.
Safety Code Violations
Improper Site Design or Inspection
OSHA Violations
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Defective Ladders
Falling materials causing brain damage or other injuries.
Electrical Accidents
Wall and Roof Collapses
Roofing Accidents
Forklift Accidents
Concrete Boom Pump Crane Accidents
Slip & Falls
Defective Power Tools
Falling Debris
Trip & Falls
Open Tips or Trenches
Faulty Stairs
Material Lift Injuries
Amputation from defective equipment.

If you have been involved in a construction accident near West Palm Beach, it is very important to hire the best construction accident lawyer to handle your case. Rafael J. Roca, a Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer, located in West Palm Beach, has the experience in working with top experts in order to obtain compensation for victims injured in construction accidents.

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