Construction accidents often result in extensive physical and financial damage to the lives of victims and their families. When a construction worker has suffered catastrophic injuries or family members are left struggling because their loved one was killed on the job, they need an attorney who will be dedicated to protecting their rights and best interests.
At Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs, we are your legal advocates and can help you recover the compensation you deserve from the person or company responsible for your accident. With more than a century of combined legal experience and a track record that includes hundreds of millions of dollars in recoveries, we can help you and your family fight for the level of compensation you deserve.
Compensation you may be able to recover includes:
There are plenty of hazards in construction zones, several of which can be exceedingly damaging, if not deadly. If you work in or around the construction industry, make sure you understand how these accidents are commonly caused and discover what you can do to avoid them.
Common types of construction accidents include:
Construction accident cases involve navigating a complicated web of relationships between property owners, contractors, subcontractors, and various insurance carriers, all of whom are looking to avoid liability for an employee death or injury. Victims and families can be tricked into believing these supposedly sympathetic companies will “take good care of them.” However, once the applicable statute of limitations expires, the company will most likely withdraw financial support and the victim will be left with far less than they would have received had they chosen to pursue legal action.
Because there is a complex web of individuals and companies trying to dodge responsibility for your injuries and the compensation you’re rightfully entitled to, you’ll need a strong legal advocate on your side who has comprehensive legal knowledge of the construction industry and construction operations.
Please note that, while you do have the option to seek workers’ compensation from your employer for serious workplace injuries, you may also be entitled to further damages through a third party claim against another company whose negligence or defective products contributed to your injury or loss.
The following are examples of scenarios where third-party claims may apply:
Our Houston construction accident lawyers at Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs have been working tirelessly on behalf of clients since 1992. If you or your family member was involved in a serious workplace accident, it’s time to contact our firm. We can help you explore your options and determine the best course of action during a free and confidential consultation.
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