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YOUR OPTIONS AFTER A CONSTRUCTION SITE INJURY

Construction-Site-Injury-300x200.jpg It's well-known that working in the construction industry is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Whether it's the malfunction or breakdown of tools, machinery or heavy equipment; a fall from a ladder or scaffold, or from an upper level; or injuries sustained from a falling object, the injuries can be serious. There are often options when you've suffered a work-related injury on a construction project:

THE MOST COMMON CAUSES OF CONSTRUCTION SITE INJURIES

If you work on a residential or commercial construction site, you know it's one of the most dangerous ways to make a living. Industry statistics show that nearly five percent of all construction workers suffer a non-fatal injury every year. Though owners and general contractors know how dangerous a construction site can be, the profit motive can often lead to shortcuts and unsafe behavior. Here are the most common reasons construction workers get hurt on the job.

CONSTRUCTION SITE PRODUCT LIABILITY CLAIMS

It's not uncommon, on a high-rise construction site or a residential construction project, for a worker to suffer injury because of the malfunction or poor design of a tool, machine or piece of heavy equipment. In addition, workers may sustain serious injury because power tools or other dangerous implements are used in ways not intended by manufacturers.

CONSTRUCTION SITE ACCIDENTS INVOLVING SITE DEBRIS

It's a pretty common occurrence for contractors, subs and suppliers to leave materials strewn across a construction site. But just because it happens doesn't mean that you can't rightfully seek compensation when you've been injured as a result.

THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS

The construction of a home or office building can be one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Many of the tasks are performed at elevations high above the ground. High-rise construction involves the use of heavy equipment, power tools and complicated machinery. Here are the most common types of accidents that occur on building projects:

THIRD PARTY CONSTRUCTION INJURY CLAIMS IN FREEHOLD, NEW JERSEY

Construction sites are by their very nature dangerous places. Heavy machinery is in operation. Power tools are consistently in use. Deliveries are coming. Waste products are being loaded and carted away. Holes are dug. Scaffolding is built. And accidents happen all the time. Because of the nature of the work, accidents on job sites like these can cause catastrophic injury, or even death.

CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENTS

If you have been injured on a construction site in New Jersey, you may think workers' compensation is your only source for financial recovery. To the contrary, other claims may be available to you, including recovery from third parties for negligence, as well as damages for dangerous and defective products, including tools, machinery and equipment. At the Law Office of Mallon & Tranger, we have extensive experience handling these types of claims. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us by e-mail or call our office at 732-702-0333 to arrange a meeting.

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