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San Francisco Construction Accident Lawyer

Construction site attorney in the Bay Area assisting the injured

Construction worksites are among the most dangerous work environments in the nation. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 6.5 million people work at approximately 252,000 construction sites across the United States on any given day — and the fatality rate for construction accidents is higher than the national average for any other industry.

If you were injured or lost a loved one in a construction accident caused by the negligence of a construction company supervisor, owner, coworker or other party, our San Francisco construction accident lawyers at the Law Office of Michael and Michelle Mandel offer the support and legal assistance you need. With more than 50 years of combined legal experience, including an in-depth understanding of strategic litigation and negotiation tactics, personal injury law and the workers compensation system, our attorneys have the skills and knowledge you can rely on to obtain the compensation you need.

Construction accidents and injuries

Regardless of how skillful and experienced workers may be, tragic accidents can leave them with devastating injuries, scars or disabilities — or even cause death. Our highly skilled and efficient attorneys help construction workers and others injured on construction sites recover compensation for all types of injuries, including –

  • Brain injuries
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Spine injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Fractures and broken bones
  • Burns
  • Amputations
  • Crush injuries
  • Disfigurement

Types of construction accidents

OSHA provides extensive safety regulations — including requiring workers to use protective equipment and follow strict guidelines while on the job — for construction employers and workers to help minimize fatalities and injuries. However, these precautions are sometimes disregarded when construction budgets and deadlines are tight or training is lacking.

When OSHA regulations are ignored or other negligence causes injuries, we help construction site employees, contractors and subcontractors, passersby, and others who are injured. We are knowledgeable about a wide range of construction accidents, including:

  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Crane collapses and accidents
  • Fires and explosions
  • Structural failure or collapse
  • Heavy construction equipment accidents
  • Crush accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Falls from high places or into elevator shafts

Recovering compensation for construction injuries

Negligence by employers, equipment manufacturers, landowners, architects, scaffolding companies, contractors, subcontractors, construction site workers or others can result in construction injury accidents. Depending on the circumstances of the accident and its cause, you may be entitled to receive workers compensation benefits or to recover compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. Our San Francisco construction accident lawyers can analyze your case and help you determine who is responsible for your injuries and the best avenue of recovery for your harm.

Seek assistance from an accident attorney

If you were injured or lost a loved in a construction accident caused by negligence, the Law Office of Michael and Michelle Mandel may be able to provide the help you need. To learn more, contact us online or call us at 415.626.5400 for a free initial consultation with one of our construction accident attorneys.

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Law Office of Michael & Michelle Mandel
1438 Market Street
San Francisco, California, 94102 USA
415.626.5400