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Legal Help For Missouri Job Site And Construction Site Accidents

Often, crowded construction sites are laden with very heavy machinery and material, and when proper precautions are not followed, catastrophic injury is always a danger.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident, it is important to understand that you may be entitled to compensation beyond workers’ compensation benefits. At the Kansas City law firm of Norton & Spencer, P.C., all we do is handle injury claims for accident victims.

Holding All Wrongdoers Responsible For Your Injuries

There are several legal issues involved when people are injured on construction sites. These make construction accident claim extremely complicated. Often, construction site injuries are a result of someone other than the employer’s mistake, such as a contractor, subcontractor, material provider or delivery person. This means that several parties may be responsible. Arriving at the best possible resolution in these types of cases requires the experience of a dedicated legal team that has handled many Missouri construction accident cases.

The Most Common Dangers On Job Sites

Because our team of construction accident lawyers has worked on some of the most complex personal injury cases in the state – obtaining more than $50 million in the process – we are prepared to take on any construction accident injury case involving:

We are able to take the time to fully understand your injuries and how they happened, identify all responsible parties and seek to hold them each accountable. It is our goal to obtain the compensation you deserve.

Take A Look At A Few Questions And Answers

You might feel overwhelmed after a job site injury. We can explain everything you need to know regarding the law and your rights. You can get started by reading the answers to a few of the frequently asked questions that we hear from our clients.

What are some of the most common construction accident injuries?

Due to the heavy machinery and hazardous chemicals often present at construction sites, the injuries that occur are often severe. Some of the most common personal injuries at construction sites in Missouri include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Bone fractures
  • Total or partial paralysis
  • Amputation

In some instances, a construction accident can even result in death.

What are all my options for recovering compensation?

One source of compensation is to file a personal injury claim. This allows you to sue the individual or company that caused your accident. Another source is workers’ compensation. Although we handle personal injury law 100%, we can advise you of your options regarding a workers’ compensation firm.

What should I do after a construction accident?

If you can follow these steps, you will greatly increase your chances of recovering maximum compensation for your damages:

  1. Seek medical attention immediately.
  2. Take pictures of the accident site and your injuries.
  3. Report the incident to your supervisor.
  4. Do not speak with your employer’s insurance company.
  5. Get help from a personal injury attorney.

Have these answers provided some of the information you were looking for? If you get in touch with us, we can provide even more knowledge.

Make Your Free Job Accident Lawyer Consultation Today

Please contact us to discuss any aspect of a construction injury in a free initial consultation with one of our Kansas City construction accident attorneys. Call 866-251-5423, call us toll-free at 866-251-5423 or send us an email today.