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Union City Construction Accidents

Construction projects in New Jersey can come with many risks for workers and pedestrians. A construction site can contain unique personal injury hazards, from dangerous electrical components to heavy equipment. If you have an injury from an accident at a construction site in Union City, please contact the attorneys at Console & Associates PC for a free case review. A free consultation with one of our lawyers can help you learn your rights and discover your legal options. Someone may owe you compensation.

Why Choose Console & Associates PC?

  • We work hard to get to the bottom of construction site accidents in New Jersey, using professional investigators, experts and other parties to understand what happened and to collect evidence against an at-fault party.
  • We have over 25 years of experience helping victims involved in all types of personal injury accidents, including disasters at construction sites and other workplaces. We have helped more than 6,000 satisfied clients recover.
  • We believe in making high-quality legal representation available to all injured victims and use a No-Fee Promise to take clients. You will not pay us anything to initiate our services, and will only pay at the end if we win you a financial award.

How Can a Construction Site Accident Attorney Help?

Union City construction accidents can involve complex factors. You may have to navigate violated Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, broken federal laws, product liability rules, comparative negligence defenses, catastrophic injuries and other elements. Hiring a lawyer means you can focus on healing while a professional handles the difficult aspects of your claim on your behalf. An attorney can hold the right party/parties accountable for your losses while you spend time in the hospital or with your family.

Common Construction Site Accidents

According to OSHA, construction is the deadliest industry in America. In 2018 alone, over 1,000 workers died at construction sites nationwide. Construction site deaths accounted for over one-fifth of all worker fatalities in private industry. Many different hazards can cause construction site deaths and injuries, but four main risks caused more than half of all deaths in construction in 2018.

  • Falls
  • Struck-by objects
  • Electrocutions
  • Caught-in/between objects or equipment

These are the top risks for construction site workers in New Jersey. As a pedestrian or bystander, common risks include motor vehicle accidents, structural collapses and unsafe construction sites. It is up to a construction site manager to ensure the reasonable safety of a site for workers and pedestrians. The neglect to do so could result in preventable injuries and deaths.

Do You Have a Claim?

As a construction site accident survivor, you may have grounds to bring an injury lawsuit against one or more parties in pursuit of financial compensation. A successful lawsuit, however, takes proving the existence of four main elements.

  1. The defendant owed you a duty of care.
  2. The defendant did something that went against his or her duty of care.
  3. The defendant’s negligence caused your damages.
  4. You suffered specific and compensable losses as a result.

A negligence-based lawsuit against a construction company, site manager, property owner, equipment manufacturer, individual, corporation or the government could end in fair recompense for your losses. Speak to an attorney to determine the identity of the defendant in your case.

Contact a Union City Construction Accident Attorney

If you have injuries or lost a loved one in a construction accident in Union City, New Jersey, do not hesitate to contact us for free legal counsel. One or multiple parties may owe you for your physical injuries, emotional distress, medical bills, lost wages, funeral expenses and more. A free consultation at Console & Associates PC can answer your questions and help you get a clear understanding of your options as an injured victim. Learn more about your construction accident case today by calling (862) 229-1137 and requesting a meeting with a local personal injury attorney.