Construction work is a crucial part of our infrastructure, it is also a field that carries significant risk of injury or loss of life. Construction workers can face debilitating injuries from falling, electrocution, mishaps with tools and equipment, or the crushing force of extremely heavy building materials. Concussions, loss of limbs, internal injuries, severe burns, and broken bones are all too common, and statistics show that fatal injuries in the construction field make up nearly 20% of all work-related deaths each year.
My name is Gary G. Goldberg, and I have years of experience in representing injured construction workers. As a veteran Riverside construction accident attorney, I know what it takes to bring these cases to a successful conclusion. If you have sustained a work injury from a construction accident, contact my office today, initial consultation is free and there is no obligation on your part. Take the first step to recovery from physical, emotional and financial distress.
Workplace safety needs to be priority one for any business, but it’s unfortunate that some construction workplaces are willing to cut corners and put their workers’ lives at risk. Safety violations cause many preventable injuries and fatalities each year, and can have detrimental effects on those affected by lax safety standards – and their loved ones – for years after the accident. According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, the ten most common violations of safety procedures are:
In addition to these dangerous violations of safety code, construction workers face the hazards of OSHA’s ‘Fatal Four’ – four types of accidents that make up more that 56% of all worker fatalities in the construction industry:
If you or your loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury or loss while working in construction, then I can give you the advice and assistance you need. Let me put my 30 years of experience as a personal injury lawyer to work for you. Call my office at (951) 788-8325, and I’ll evaluate your case with no obligation to you.
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