Construction Accidents Lawyer in Austin
Construction accidents usually are the result of violation of the safety rule such as those contained in the OSHA regulations. The vast majority of on-the-job accidents or construction accidents could have been avoided completely had the company simply followed the applicable safety rules.
It is the violation of safety rules for on-the-job injury and construction accidents which provides a basis for a jury to understand and evaluate the conduct of the company in charge of the work at the time. Injury lawyers sometimes employ expert witnesses who testify regarding the safety rules which should have been followed at the time the accident occurred.
When an accident is caused by a company that chose to take a chance with the safety of a worker or an innocent third party, legal consequences should properly attach.
The vast majority of construction accidents could have been completely avoided through proper safety training and utilizing safe equipment.
Some examples of construction accidents include:
* Dangerous and defective equipment
* Falls from heights
* Injury from heavy equipment
* Trench Accidents or cave-ins
Baumgartner law firm takes great pride in the fact that some of our construction accident cases resulted in a manufacturer having to make their product safer to prevent future similar accidents.
Examples of injuries that can occur because of dangerous products include:
* Nail Guns
* Fall Safety Equipment
* Gas Tanks
* Lockout tag out defects
Many construction companies put workers on the job without adequately training the workers in safe practices and specific job requirements. Having improperly trained or inadequately trained employees operating equipment or in proximity to dangerous conditions can result in disastrous consequences.
Companies are tortured with the duty to adequately supervise and train employees to comply with applicable safety rules. There are many different types of serious injury and wrongful death accidents that occur on construction sites across the state of Texas on a daily basis.
If you are loved one have been seriously injured in a construction accident or on-the-job injury, it is important that you consult with the best Austin personal injury attorney you can find as soon as possible after the accident.
Choosing a Lawyer
Given the severity of many construction accidents, and the medical needs of the victims, selection of the best and most qualified personal injury attorney is a important consideration for family whose financial future is in question. There are numerous attorneys who handle personal injury cases and it is important to research and understand the background and capabilities of any attorney you are considering to help you with your case.
Probably the most important consideration in choosing an attorney to help you with a serious injury accident is the level of the experience that the attorney has with the specific type of case. If you lost a family member in a fall because a company cut corners to save money and used inadequate safety equipment or did not properly train employees, you should choose an attorney who has experience in this type of case.
If you have been injured because of a dangerous or defective product, you would want to choose an attorney who has experience in product liability lawsuits and has handled cases with similar products.
Do not be afraid to interview several different attorneys prior to making a choice on who best to help you through your time of need.
Call Austin accident lawyer Greg Baumgartner for a free no obligation consultation regarding a serious injury or wrongful death case. Toll Free 866-758-4529.