Los Angeles Construction Accident Attorney

Construction is a sign of progress, and the city of LA depends on the men and women in the construction industry to help ensure continued growth. Unfortunately, construction workers face significant dangers each day on the job. At the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach, our team is here to help if you need a Los Angeles construction accident attorney by your side. If you or a loved one have been injured on the job, you should be able to receive workers compensation benefits. However, securing your rightful compensation without a delay can be complicated. We are here to help.

Causes of Construction Accidents in Los Angeles

When we look at data available from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), we can see that the construction industry accounted for approximately 20% of all workplace fatalities during the latest reporting year across the country. Additionally, thousands of construction workers sustain injuries each year due to hazardous workplace conditions. Some of the most common causes of construction accident injuries include a failure of any of the following:

  • Fall protection measures
  • Proper hazard labels on products
  • Scaffolding safety
  • Respiratory protection
  • Electrocution protection protocols
  • Ladder safety
  • Machinery and machine guarding
  • Eye and face protection

Injuries Caused By Construction Accidents Are Often Severe

It is not uncommon for survivors of construction accidents in and around Los Angeles to sustain severe injuries. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach regularly help clients who have sustained the following:

  • Broken and dislocated bones
  • Severe sprains or strains
  • Lacerations or puncture wounds
  • Internal organ damage or internal bleeding
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Heatstrokes
  • Concussions
  • Open head injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries with paralysis
  • Other severe back and neck injuries
  • Amputations or crush injuries

Any of these injuries can lead to significant setbacks for a worker and cause significant medical bills, lost income, immense pain and suffering, and more. The Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach have handled many series and willful violation cases as indicated in the list above.

Injuries Caused By Third-Parties

There are times when injuries at a construction site occur due to the negligence of a third party other than the employer. In these cases, it may be possible for an injury victim to secure compensation outside of the California workers compensation system through a personal injury lawsuit. Some of the most common causes of third-party lawsuits include incidents involving contractors or subcontractors at the construction site as well as faulty or defective products.

Call Our Los Angeles Construction Accident Lawyer Today

If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury while working at a construction site in Los Angeles, turn to the team at the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach for help today. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling complex construction site accident claims, and we are ready to get to work on your behalf. Our goal is to secure complete coverage for your medical bills, lost wages, and even partial or total disability benefits if necessary. When you need a Los Angeles construction accident attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 818-609-7005.

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