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Construction sites are hazardous places. According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OHSA), the construction industry is one of the top ten most dangerous industries in the United States. The United States Department of Labor reports that there were 991 fatal injuries in the construction  industry in 2016 alone. There are numerous types of accidents that can take place while on the job. Construction workers can suffer serious bodily harm, long-term disability and even death because of incidents that occur on their worksite.
Unfortunately, Texas has one of the highest incidences of construction site injuries in our nation. Regardless of how serious the injury, it is important for workers to conduct an investigation into the cause of their work-related accidents and who can be held liable. Employers, general contractors, subcontractors, and other management personnel are held responsible under the law to implement safety measures, to properly train workers on how to use equipment safely, and to warn those who are present of the various hazards on the construction site.

Types of construction accidents

Construction sites are home to many different types of accidents. Some of the most common include:
Falling objects
Ladder and scaffolding accidents
Accidents involving heavy machinery
Commercial vehicle accidents
Crane accidents
Caught in between accidents


You can get the compensation for injuries resulting from a construction accident
Construction accidents can result in minor injuries such as scrapes or minor bruises, back pains, sprains and tendonitis, but they can also bring about severe and devastating injuries. Some of the serious construction site injuries that happen on a yearly basis include:
Spinal cord injuries
Brain trauma
Broken bones
Blinding injuries
Hearing loss
Dislocation of bones
With the help of The Law Offices of David McQuade Leibowitz, an intensive investigation can be conducted into your accident to determine what rights you have and help you file a claim for compensation. Most construction accident claims must be filed through the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act. David McQuade Leibowitz is the skilled lawyer to best help you navigate that process and get the compensation you deserve.

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Wrongful Death
Brain Injury
Nursing Home Abuse
Broken Bones
Burn Injury
Catastrophic Injury
Chemical Burns
Soft Tissue Injury
Spinal Cord Injury
Stadium Injury