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Goleta Construction Accident Law Firm

Construction workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. The attorneys at James McKiernan Lawyers understand the risks construction workers take to earn a living — and the sudden and crippling injuries they can suffer. If you or someone you love was injured at a project site, you deserve compensation. Some cases may involve simple matters of collecting workers compensation while others might involve complicated personal injury lawsuits.

Construction Accident Law Firm Serving Goleta

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets safety standards for construction sites across the country. Under OSHA regulations, you have the right to receive training and information regarding the hazardous materials you work with. You have the right to be involved in an OSHA investigation. You have the right to information about OSHA standards — and the right to file a complaint if these standards are not met. If safety regulations are not observed, construction accidents can occur, such as:

  • Crane accidents
  • Falls from heights
  • Electrocution
  • Machinery accidents
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Falling objects accidents
  • Forklift injuries
  • Occupational exposure to toxic chemicals or other dangerous materials
  • Site debris accidents
  • Chemical spills

Immediately following an accident, seek medical attention. Keep all medical records and be certain to report the injury to your employer. Then, speak with a personal injury lawyer in Goleta to learn about your legal rights.

Potentially Liable Parties in Goleta Construction Accidents

If your construction accident was caused by the carelessness, recklessness or intentional wrong-doing of another, you should hold that party accountable. An accident lawyer in Goleta at James McKiernan Lawyers can help you discover who is at fault for your injuries. Potentially liable parties may include one or more of the following:

  • Property owners
  • General contractors
  • Sub-contractors
  • Architects
  • Machinery or construction equipment manufacturers
  • Insurance companies

An insurance company has a team of experienced lawyers on their side — don’t attempt to represent yourself during negotiations or legal proceedings. Only a highly competent, dedicated personal injury lawyer on the Central California Coast can fully comprehend the legal complexities involved in construction-accident lawsuits. At James McKiernan Lawyers, we investigate the circumstances surrounding the accident, analyze your medical records, interview witnesses and consult experts to develop a firm personal injury claim. Then, we can help you obtain fair compensation.

Contact a Goleta Construction Accident Law Firm For a Free Consultation

At James McKiernan Lawyers, we do not charge upfront fees to our personal injury clients. This means that you receive a free initial case evaluation to determine the validity of your claim. Then, there are no attorney fees to pay unless we successfully obtain compensation on your behalf. Contact us today or call 805.242.5325 to learn more from a Goleta construction accident law firm.

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