Construction Litigation Attorneys
In Key West, FL

Accident Lawyers

Most people are shocked to learn just how common construction site injuries and deaths are. People working on construction sites (as well as others passing through, playing, or moving around in that area) may be injured or killed due to these accidents. Silva & Silva’s construction law attorneys in Key West have successfully handled hundreds of similar cases.

Safety Precautions On Construction Sites

Construction companies must conduct site inspections and implement safety measures, hire safety engineers, and ensure that they have a well-trained workforce. At least one party might be held responsible if an accident happens on a construction site. If there weren’t adequate safety precautions in place at the worksite, it can risk the safety of innocent people not connected with the project. Even lessors of any equipment or machinery used at the construction site can be held responsible for accidents that occur. If they can’t supply the appropriate safety gear and supplies, that might be a factor against their interests. 


Causes of Construction Site Accidents

Examples of possibly dangerous or faulty construction equipment include the following:


  • Heavy-duty machines
  • Ladders or scaffolding
  • Personal safety gear
  • Hoses
  • Trucks
  • Cranes
  • Power tools
  • Other

For instance, if the site doesn’t have proper safety precautions, falling objects can be deadly. The public is in danger if the crane operators become complacent. It can result in the collapse of power lines and innocent bystanders can suffer injuries or die.


Construction Accident Lawyers InKey West, FL

People hurt at a site construction because of someone else’s carelessness need to hire an experienced construction accident lawyer. Unlike workers’ compensation, which pays out benefits to harmed workers and their families, this is not the case here. As soon as an accident occurs, it’s critical to document the scene and preserve any pertinent evidence. Our legal team can provide a better case for victims of construction accidents because of this swift and practical approach.

A team of architects, contractors, safety experts, and subcontractors help us investigate the location of the accident and prepare a convincing case for trial. Our legal team has extensive experience resolving disputes of this nature. You can be confident that our professionals will monitor every step of the legal procedure if you engage our services. 

Our firm has successfully managed several construction accident claims in the past, ensuring that the victims received the compensation owed to them. For any additional information about how our construction litigation attorneys in Key West, FL, can help, call Silva & Silva at 305-445-0011.

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