Whether you are an employee working for the company or a pedestrian trying to make your way from point A to B, you have a right to safety around a construction site. Those that are in charge owe a duty of care to predict and implement preventative measures before someone suffers an injury. When someone fails to uphold that duty (ultimately resulting in faulty craftsmanship, injury or death), those suffering may be entitled to file a Construction Negligence lawsuit. Issues that a Construction Negligence claim can cover includes:
The damage could happen from inside your own home or out and about. No matter where it happens, you deserve to be compensated. So, what can you do from here?
No matter what type of Construction Negligence you are experiencing, you will be going through a stressful moment. Depending on the situation, you could be missing valuable time at work, pulling extra funds from your pocket to cover for damages right now, fielding frustrating phone calls with your insurance company, or missing time from your friends and family. date
So before you start the legal process, make sure you clear your mind so you don't make a legal misstep.
The first thing your lawyer will ask for is your evidence; they will want to see the scene where everything happened. This might be easier said than done in some cases. So it is important to take photos as soon as possible, especially if the issue involved an OSHA violation because the company will want to fix the problem as soon as possible. Here is a good list of evidence that you should present to your lawyer.
Getting all of this information together will help to organize the case so you can walk away with what you'll need to get back on your feet. At the end of the day, we want to make sure that you are taken care of.
These are the items that are typically claimed on a Wrongful Death Claim: