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Construction Accident Lawyer

It’s estimated that over 20% of all worker deaths across the country are caused by construction injuries. The accidents are often devastating but completely preventable (in most cases).

If you are injured while working on a construction site, our experienced personal injury attorneys are ready to help you recover the compensation you are entitled to. We can review the facts of your case to determine liability and file a claim on your behalf.

The first step is to schedule a free, no-risk consultation by calling our office.

How We Can Help Injured Construction Workers

We understand how an injury can impact your life and ability to support yourself and your family. If you are injured while working on a construction site, we offer experienced legal representation.

When you come to Bernard Law Firm, you can count on:

Expert Legal Representation

When you choose Bernard Law Group, you’re choosing a team of experienced construction accident lawyers who understand Washington State’s laws and regulations related to construction accidents.

We provide expert legal representation to individuals injured on construction sites due to negligence or unsafe conditions. We aim to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries and losses.

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Comprehensive Case Evaluation

We start by conducting a comprehensive evaluation of your case. Our attorneys will work closely with you to gather all the necessary details and evidence to build a strong case. We believe in open and transparent communication with our clients, keeping you informed every step of the way.

Thorough Investigation

Our legal team understands the importance of thoroughly investigating construction accident cases. We will leave no stone unturned to determine the cause of the accident and identify all liable parties, whether the construction company, subcontractors, or equipment manufacturers.

Negotiation and Litigation

Once we have a solid case, we will negotiate with insurance companies and other parties on your behalf. We aim to secure a fair settlement covering your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. If a fair settlement cannot be reached, we are prepared to take your case to court and advocate for your rights in litigation.

Construction Accident Causes

Construction sites are inherently hazardous, and accidents can occur for various reasons. Some common causes of construction accidents include:

Falls from Heights

Workers often perform tasks on elevated surfaces, such as scaffolds or rooftops. Falls from heights can result in severe injuries or fatalities.

Falling Objects

Construction sites involve the use of heavy machinery and equipment. Objects falling from heights can strike workers below, causing injuries.


Electrical accidents can happen when workers come into contact with live wires or faulty electrical systems on construction sites.

Machinery Accidents

Construction sites use a wide range of heavy machinery. Accidents involving equipment like cranes, bulldozers, and forklifts can lead to serious injuries.

Structural Failures

Collapse of scaffolding, walls, or other structures can result in accidents and injuries to workers.

Types of Injuries

Construction accidents can lead to various injuries, ranging from minor to life-changing.

Common construction accident injuries include:

  • Broken Bones: Fractures and broken bones are common in construction accidents, often due to falls or heavy equipment incidents.
  • Spinal Cord Injuries: Accidents can result in spinal cord injuries, leading to paralysis or long-term disability.
  • Head Injuries: Head injuries, including concussions and traumatic brain injuries, can occur in falls or when struck by objects.
  • Burns and Electrical Injuries: Electrical accidents can cause severe burns, while chemical exposure can lead to chemical burns.
  • Amputations: Accidents involving heavy machinery can result in the loss of limbs or amputations.

Liability in Construction Accidents

Determining liability in construction accidents can be complex, as multiple parties may be involved. Potentially liable parties include:

  • Construction Companies: They are responsible for maintaining a safe work environment and providing proper training.
  • Subcontractors: Subcontractors may be liable if their actions or negligence contributed to the accident.
  • Equipment Manufacturers: The manufacturer may be liable if faulty equipment played a role in the accident.
  • Property Owners: Property owners can be liable if hazardous conditions on the site are known and not addressed.
  • Architects and Engineers: If design flaws or errors contributed to the accident, architects and engineers may be held responsible.

Need Justice? Reach Out Today for Legal Counsel

Contact Us Today

If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident in Washington State, don’t hesitate to contact Bernard Law Group. Our experienced construction accident lawyers are here to provide you with the legal representation you need to seek justice and recover the compensation you deserve.

Contact us today for a free consultation. We are here to fight for your rights and help you move forward after a construction accident. Your well-being is our top priority.

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