Miami Construction Accident Lawyer | Miami-Dade County, FL Construction Injury and Death Attorney
Construction sites can be very dangerous workplaces and even hazardous to those that happen to be in the vicinity of a construction site. There is heavy equipment, power tools, high-voltage lines, heights, and other actual dangers that can lead to horrific accidents.
Most construction accidents happen because of poor safety or a lack thereof and/or flat-out negligence. Regardless of what caused your accident, construction workers who are injured on the job are often entitled to financial compensation. Our Miami Construction Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can help you fight to recover the full and fair compensation you need and deserve. Call us now at 866-608-5529 or contact us online for a free consultation.Top Causes of Construction Site Accident Injuries
Construction sites can be very dangerous, and really anything on the site can lead to a very serious injury or wrongful death. We have handled construction accident cases involving the following elements:
- Defective ladders
- Accidents from uneven surfaces
- Crane accidents
- Equipment design flaws
- Defective machinery
- Dump truck incidents
- Falling objects
- Power tool incidents
- Issues with building materials
- Nail gun accidents
- Forklift accidents
- Hoist accidents
- Saw accidents
- Welding incidents
- Scaffold accidents
- Trench collapses
- Exposure to toxic chemicals
- Exposure to air pollutants
If you have lost someone you love in a construction accident, then our Miami Construction Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can help you hold all the at-fault parties accountable for their actions through a wrongful death lawsuit. We know that losing someone close to you unexpectedly is never easy. Let us help you through this diffcult time.Third Party Liability in Miami Construction Accidents
There may be circumstances where a third-party is to blame, either partially or fully, for an injury or death that happens at a construction site in Miami. This is why it is imperative for you to contact an experienced construction accident lawyer in Miami-Dade County to help you identify anyone that may share blame. Architects, contractors, property owners, and equipment manufacturers may all be liable for a construction site accident. General contractors as well as subcontractors have a duty to ensure that a construction site is safe for all employees and all visitors/passersby.
They are obligated to:
- Warn everyone about any potential dangers on the construction site
- Hire employees with the proper background/training needed
- Coordinate job safety
- Make sure that all safety plans and specifications are carried out
In addition to the above, safety manufacturers are obligated to design and maintain safe products and equipment for construction work. Construction accidents resulting from dangerous or defective products are quite common, and manufacturers can be found liable if there are any issues with their products.
Common types of equipment found on a Miami construction site may include:
- Power tools
- Anchorage points
- Woodworking tools
- Back hoes
- Gas detectors
- Pressure vessels
- Other types of machinery and heavy equipment
If you or family member has been harmed at a construction site in Miami-Dade County, then our Miami Construction Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton can help. Call us today at 866- 608-5529 or contact us online 24/7.
A consultation with our construction accident attorneys in Miami is completely free of charge. We will meet with you in person to discuss the details of your case and determine what the best plan of action is. Once we agree to work together, then we work your case on a contingency basis. This means you pay us zero legal fees until we successfully recover financial recourse on your behalf.Call Us Now | 100% Free Consultation
It is very important to act fast and retain a lawyer as soon as you can so that your case is filed before its expiration date, also known the Statute of Limitations. If you have suffered a construction site accident injury or lost a loved one in a construction site accident death, then please contact our Miami Construction Accident Lawyers at Whittel & Melton now so that we can work towards getting you any financial benefits you may be owed as a result of the accident.
You can call us anytime at 866-608-5529 or contact us online 24/7. We always return phone calls.
We are happy to assist construction accident victims in Allapattah, Aventura, Bal Harbour, Bay Harbor Islands, Biscayne Park, Buena Vista, Brickell, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Coral Way, Cutler Bay, Design District, Doral, Edgewater, El Portal, Flagami, Florida City, Golden Beach, Grapeland Heights, Key Biscayne, Hialeah, Hialeah Gardens, Liberty City, Little Haiti, Lummus Park, Little Havana, Miami Beach, Miami Shores, Midtown, North Miami, North Miami Beach, Opa-locka, Overtown, Palmetto Bay, Park West, Pinecrest, Sunny Isles Beach, South Miami, Surfside, The Roads, Upper Eastside, Virginia Key, Venetian Islands, Virginia Gardens, West Flagler, West Miami, and Wynwood.