Miami, like elsewhere in Florida, has a very active construction industry. From carpenters to construction site managers, from bricklayers to project managers, numerous Miami residents are employed in construction-related roles. A thriving construction industry generally means that a city is doing well and, as such, should be celebrated, but on the downside, the more construction work going on, the more risk of a construction accident happening. When you have been injured on a Miami worksite, you need expert legal representation from a Dante Law Firm, P.A. construction accident attorney.
Did you know, every year, approximately 150,000 workers are injured in construction accidents across the United States, with around 775 people losing their lives in fatal construction accidents. Whatever level of severity your injuries may involve, our Miami construction accident attorneys can help you recover the compensation you deserve.
As with all areas of personal injury law, construction accidents can occur in many ways, resulting in all manner of injuries. The good news for you, should you be injured on a construction site, is that a Dante Law Firm, P.A. attorney has extensive experience in successfully handling all manner of Miami construction accident lawsuits.
Some of the most common types of construction accidents, and related injuries, we have encountered throughout our years of experience to date include the following:
According to the most recent statistics published by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), 21.1% of all worker fatalities in 2016 occurred on a construction site. This equates to 991 deaths, of which the “Fatal Four” were responsible for 63.7%. These Fatal Four, so named by the OSHA due to the number of construction accident deaths they contribute to are:
As mentioned earlier, negligence is a leading factor in Miami construction accidents, as has been illustrated by OSHA figures relating to the most reported violations during 2017.
If you, or a loved one, have been injured in a construction site accident in Miami, you need outstanding legal guidance and support from a Dante Law Firm, P.A. attorney.
For your free initial consultation, and no legal fees until we recover compensation on your behalf, call our Miami construction accident attorneys today on (305) 949-2526.