Construction sites can be dangerous places. They combine large and heavy equipment, tools and other materials with different tasks and often inexperienced crews. With different contractors and sub-contractors on site, there may be a number of different tasks taking place, and not all tasks are done according to established safety standards.
If you have been injured in a construction accident, or if someone you care about has become a victim of wrongful death, contact the Miami personal injury lawyers at the law offices of Friedman Rodman Frank & Estrada, P.A. You can depend on us to help you achieve the best possible results by filing worker's compensation claims and personal injury claims and lawsuits in Florida courts.
These cases pertain to a broad spectrum of injuries, including brain damage and head injuries, paraplegia and quadriplegia, amputation of an arm or leg, injuries to hands and feet, injuries to the back and neck, injuries to vision (eye) or hearing, burns, broken bones, sprains and strains.Types of Construction Accidents
There are many different ways that people can get hurt on a construction site. No matter what factors were involved in your construction accident, we can help:
- Dangerous machinery and equipment
- Forklift accidents
- Fatal car accidents
- Scaffolding accidents
- Crane accidents
- Ladder accidents
- Exposure to hazardous chemicals
- Electrocutions and electrical shock
- Errors in truck loading and unloading
- Lifting injuries
- Formwork/concrete injuries
- Product liability
Workers injured in construction accidents in Florida are entitled to worker's compensation to cover their lost income during periods of disability, as well as the costs of medical treatment. In some cases, they may also be eligible for lifetime permanent disability payments and lump sum settlements. At Friedman Rodman Frank & Estrada, P.A., our attorneys help workers throughout Florida file worker's compensation claims to receive this compensation.
Our main objective in every case is to maximize the value of your total compensation. To maximize these results, we look for every valid legal claim that can be brought against persons or companies, such as employees, subcontractors and vendors. Construction accident victims can bring personal injury lawsuits if they are injured by dangerous or defective products, or by the negligence of a third party.
Please visit our Verdicts section to see some past results from the firm.Contact a Miami Construction Accident Lawyer
Contact our South Florida law offices by calling us at 305-448-8585 or toll free at 877-448-8585 or by contacting us online to schedule a free and confidential consultation.