Dallas Construction Accident Lawyer

Construction sites present several significant dangers.  When the proper safety precautions are not in place, the result may be a serious workplace injury, or even death, that could have been prevented.

If you or a loved one have been injured in a construction site accident in Dallas,  you need a Dallas construction accident lawyer with experience in construction injury lawsuits to explain your options in a way you can understand.

Construction Accidents Can Be Complicated

At The Law Offices of Charlie Waters, we are skilled in dealing with all types of construction accident claims.  We have represented a wide variety of trade professionals who have suffered severe injuries in accidents on work sites. A Dallas construction accident lawyer is skilled in proving liability and damages for workers injured on construction sites and in knowing who to bring a claim against.  

We have represented workers in various trades including:

  • Roofers
  • Electricians
  • Plumbers
  • Installers
  • Excavators
  • Carpenters
  • Laborers
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Foremen
  • Other construction workers

Who May be Responsible for Your Injury?

While Texas law generally limits claims against an employer to workers’ compensation benefits, when an injury occurs on a construction site many different parties may be responsible for the injury or wrongful death damages.  Good construction site accident lawyers know how to analyze your accident to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit can be filed against a third-party defendant – even if you are already collecting worker’s compensation payments. Who that might be often comes down to who had “control” of the situation? With any incident at a construction site, it’s possible multiple entities, including the property owner, general contractor, and different subcontractors, may have “shared control” of the construction site or the activity you were engaged in at the time your injury occurred.

Sorting out who had “control” of the premises (jobsite), and of the activity that led to the incident can be complex. Analyzing the various building permits, building codes, construction contracts, building documents, and OSHA regulations can add to the complexity. An experienced construction site accident lawyer knows how to navigate these complexities.

Types of Construction Site Injuries

Good construction accident attorneys help you identify negligent parties who may be held liable for damages in situations, such as:

  • Falls from scaffolds, ladders, or roofs
  • Failing debris
  • Construction vehicle accidents
  • Failure or malfunction of heavy equipment safety features
  • Jobsite accidents caused by careless storage of equipment
  • Electrocution, fire, or explosion

Experienced construction site accident lawyers take a personal approach to your case, reviewing how the law applies to your specific situation. We understand construction accidents can be complicated matters because they involve employer relationships.  We help you make the legal decisions in your best interests to get the compensation you deserve.

Compensation For Your Construction Site Injury

Construction site injuries are often serious and can cause significant damages and losses. We fight hard for injured construction workers to make sure we leave no dollar behind when it comes to your compensation. The following is a list of damages you can seek compensation for in your construction accident in Dallas.

  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Medical bills in the past and future
  • Ambulance bills
  • Therapy bills
  • Prescription bills
  • Lost wages and loss of future income
  • Mental trauma
  • Loss of the ability to enjoy your life

Reach Out Today to a Dallas Construction Accident Lawyer

If you have been injuries in a construction site or workplace accident, contact The Law Offices of Charlie Waters for a free consultation today.  Call us at 214-742-2223 or just fill out the Contact Form below.