While construction industry workers often do take all necessary precautions to promote safety on construction sites, accidents do unfortunately happen. Recovering compensation following a serious construction accident can be legally complex and most likely stressful without the assistance of an experienced personal injury lawyer.At the Law Office of James A. Maniatis, we represent individuals injured by third parties on construction sites in Worcester and surrounding areas of Massachusetts. Our firm also works with highly experienced attorneys associated with our office to handle related workers’ compensation claims for construction workers who are injured on the job. By working together, our experienced legal team will help you pursue maximum compensation for your injuries. Shrewsbury Attorneys for Construction Site Injuries The very nature of the construction industry lends itself to the potential for serious accidents. Construction workers are also more likely to suffer catastrophic injuries in a work-related accident such as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), back and spinal cord injuries, broken bones or amputation. Typical construction accidents include:
- Scaffolding collapses or falls
- Crane or forklift accidents
- Falling into unmarked ditches, trenches or holes
- Equipment failure
- Injuries caused by heavy machinery, faulty wiring or toxic chemicals on a job site
We will thoroughly investigate the facts of your accident. Our team works with medical specialists, industry experts, occupational therapists, accountants and other professionals to determine the full impact of your injury. We seek to build a strong claim that protects your rights and interests.
Handling Third-Party Liability Claims
If your accident was caused by the negligence of someone other than your employer — such as an independent contractor, co-worker or negligent manufacturer of a defective product or machine — you may have a claim for third-party liability. Lawyer James Maniatis will review your case and provide honest counsel regarding your options to pursue additional compensation beyond workers’ compensation. He will then represent your interests in negotiation or litigation, if necessary, to protect your right to maximum compensation.
Contact Our Firm for a Free Initial Consultation
For experienced personal injury services focused on your individual needs, contact the Law Office of James A. Maniatis to schedule a free initial consultation with our Worcester construction accident attorney. We will meet with you in our office, in the hospital, at your home or anywhere that is most convenient for you.