Construction Accident Attorneys
In Coral Gables, FL

silva & silva
representing victims of the Surfside condo Collapse

Our construction accident lawyers represent several of the victims of the collapse of Champlain Towers South. 

LEAD COUNSEL
FOR FIU BRIDGE COLLAPSE VICTIMS

Our firm represented a severely brain-injured father of four and a deceased husband and father of three in the 2018 Florida International University (FIU) pedestrian bridge collapse.

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CARLOS E. SILVA

Construction 
Accident Lawyers

Construction site accidents are more common than people like to believe. These accidents may kill or injure workers onsite or even people visiting the site, working or playing in the vicinity. At Silva & Silva, our construction accident attorneys in Coral Gables, FL, have successfully handled a significant number of cases in this field.

Construction Site Safety Provisions

All construction companies are required to inspect their sites professionally and diligently. They must have safety programs, hire safety engineers and ensure that all their workers have adequate training. When an accident happens at a construction site, the owners, engineers, developers, architects, subcontractors, manufacturers, insurers, and/or the tools and equipment lessors may be held liable for not ensuring adequate safety provisions on-site or that the required safety equipment and tools were present. 

How Accidents Occur at Construction Sites

Defective or dangerous products that often cause construction site accidents are:

  • Cranes,
  • power tools
  • scaffolds
  • ladders
  • Hoses
  • Trucks
  • Other

For example, poor safety conditions can lead to falling objects that can sometimes be fatal. Crane operators may be careless and may knock down powerlines that result in the electrocution of innocent bystanders. 

Experienced Construction accident Attorneys in Coral Gables, FL

While injured workers can rightfully seek compensation under the worker’s compensation laws, innocent bystanders or their survivors require the assistance of a seasoned personal injury attorney. In these cases, we need to photograph and document the accident scene immediately to preserve the evidence.

We work with a team of safety experts, architects, engineers, and general contractors to help our investigators and attorneys analyze the accident scene and prepare a solid case for trial. These cases are pretty demanding, and you need skilled and experienced construction accident attorneys in Coral, Gables, FL like us to get you justice.

We have handled a significant number of similar cases in the past and have helped clients get the monetary compensation they deserve. For any additional information about how our construction accident attorneys in Coral Gables, FL, can help, call Silva & Silva at 305-445-0011, or send us an email through this Online Form.

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