Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer Helps Families Investigate and Seek Damages After Serious Injury and Fatal Construction Accidents Including Defective Scaffolding, Unsafe Work Sites, and Improper Use of Cranes, Excavators, Trench Boxes, and Other Construction Equipment by Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer Jason S. Coomer
Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer, helps families investigate and seek damages for deadly construction accidents. He also seeks safety changes from construction companies who fail to protect construction workers from unsafe construction sites, negligent equipment operators, and faulty equipment. For more information on a fatal construction accident claim, please feel free to contact Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer, via e-mail or contact us through our online submission form. We provide free online reviews of fatal construction accident claims.
Below are some helpful FAQs from a Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer. The FAQs include general information regarding fatal construction accident claims. Specific legal advice is case specific:Q1: Who does a Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer represent?A1: A Texas fatal construction accident lawyer represents the families of construction workers killed by defective equipment and unsafe work sites. More specifically, they typical represent wives, children, husbands, and parents of deceased construction workers.
Q2: What causes fatal construction accidents?A2: Most fatal construction accidents are caused by failures to follow safety regulations and unsafe construction policies. More specifically, defective scaffolding, improper use of heavy equipment, and unsafe work sites often cause most deadly construction accidents.
Q3: Why should fatal construction accidents be investigated by a Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer?A3: Fatal construction accidents need to be investigated to determine the cause of the accident and to prevent future similiar deadly accidents. Further, often the family of a deceased needs to hire a fatal construction accident lawyer to investigate the work site and depose witnesses to determine the actual cause of a construction accident.
Q4: What does it cost to hire a Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer?A4: Typically, a Texas fatal construction accident lawyer will provide a free initial review of a construction accident case. Further, in many situations if the lawyer sees a viable case, they will offer a contingent contract where the lawyer only gets paid if the lawyer recovers money for the family of the deceased construction worker.
Texas Fatal and Serious Injury Construction Accident Lawyer
Construction site accidents can cause serious injuries or even death. In working with heavy equipment and construction materials, it is extremely important to have safety policies in place that encourage safe use of construction equipment, safe job site organization, proper safety training of workers, secure storage of construction materials, and regular safety meetings to make sure that construction workers are kept safe. Unfortunately, many construction companies begin to cut corners on construction site safety and the result is a serious construction accident resulting in an on the job fatal accident or an on the job serious injury.
Unsafe Construction Sites and Improper Use of Heavy Equipment Often Cause Fatal Construction Accidents
Texas Construction Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer, handles a variety of construction accident lawsuits including construction equipment accident lawsuits, fatal work place accident lawsuits, fatal fall lawsuits, electrocution lawsuits, misuse of crane and crane collapse lawsuits, falling object and lost load lawsuits, excavator accident lawsuits, trench box lawsuits, bull dozer lawsuits, forklift lawsuits and other construction negligence claims that have resulted in serious injuries and/or death.
Texas Crane Accident, Excavator Accident and Trench Accident Lawyer Handles Fatal Construction Accident Lawsuits
As a Texas Construction Equipment Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer, has handled cases where untrained, overworked, and careless Crane, Excavator, Dump Truck, and other Heavy Equipment Operators injure workers through the misuse of construction equipment including cranes, excavators, bulldozers, cherry pickers, cement mixers, and backhoes. Cranes, excavators and backhoes can be used to dig trenches or move heavy objects.
Trenches are important in construction because utility pipes and wires sometimes need to be buried. However, trenches can often be dangerous as they can collapse causing serious injury or death. To prevent trench collapse, a trench box can be put into the trench to keep it from collapsing. Misuse of a trench box however can cause serious injury or even death of workers.
As such, Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer fights for the rights of injured individuals and the families of people that have been wrongfully killed after a construction accident. Whether a construction worker is injured by a hazardous trap, dangerous defect, careless actions, or the negligence of another, individuals often need assistance from a Texas Construction Equipment Accident Lawyer in dealing with and seeking money compensation from insurance companies and large corporations for the damages that they have suffered.
Trench Box Construction Accidents Often Cause Fatal and Serious Injuries
Utility workers, road construction crews, and sewer/waterline construction workers can be subject to dangerous trench collapse injuries that other construction workers at ground level are often able to avoid. Construction accidents that occur during the ground excavation process of a project often include digging into wet, unsupported dirt that can mean disaster. A serious trench wall collapse can result in burying a worker under several tons of dirt, rocks, construction material and equipment. Trench wall collapses and falling construction walls have been responsible for some of the deadliest construction accidents in our nation's history. Catastrophic injuries such as crushed bones and fractures, severe disfigurement and traumatic brain injuries are often the result.
Even if trench boxes are used, incorrectly used or installed trench boxes can cause hazardous conditions for sewer and utility works resulting in catastrophic injuries or even death. As a Texas Trench Accident Attorney and Construction Equipment Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer has fought for the rights of injured individuals and the families of people that have been wrongfully killed after a construction accident. Whether a construction worker is injured by a hazardous trap, dangerous defect, careless actions, or the negligence of another, individuals often need assistance from a Texas Construction Accident Lawyer in dealing with and seeking money compensation from insurance companies and large corporations for the damages that they have suffered.
In being a Texas Construction Accident attorney, Jason Coomer has been fortunate enough to represent and recover money compensation for construction workers that have been injured by negligent co-workers, construction companies, and subcontractors. Helping injured workers recover money compensation for millions of dollars in damages including tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills, tens of thousands of dollars in lost wages, and hundreds of thousands of dollars in future lost wages, impairment, disfigurement, and future medical is what being a Texas construction accident lawyer is about. The compensation has helped individuals go back to school to begin new careers and families to hold onto their homes. Knowing that he has made a difference in people's lives is very rewarding and makes the time battling insurance companies and big businesses, researching law, reading medical records, deposing experts and negligent actors, working with clients, and tabulating damages worth while.
Violations of Bulldozer Safety Regulations and Operating Manuals Can Cause Fatal Bulldozer Construction Accidents
Bulldozers are another type of construction equipment that can cause serious construction accidents. A bulldozer is a crawler (caterpillar tracked tractor), equipped with a substantial metal plate (known as a blade), used to push large quantities of soil, sand, rubble, etc, during construction work. The term "bulldozer" is often used to mean any heavy engineering vehicle, but precisely, the term refers only to a tractor (usually tracked) fitted with a dozer blade. The bulldozer is an extremely powerful machine that should only be used in compliance with safety instructions and procedures. When the appropriate precautions are ignored, or when the bulldozer is defective in its design or manufacture, or the blade in not correctly installed serious injuries or death can result.
Violations of Backhoe Safety Regulations and Operating Manuals Can Cause Fatal Backhoe Construction Accidents
Backhoes commonly cause serious injury and deadly construction accidents. The backhoe is tractor with a long arm on the end for digging and excavating piles of dirt or other materials. It is an extremely powerful machine that should only be used in compliance with safety instructions and procedures. When the appropriate precautions are ignored, or when the backhoe is defective in its design or manufacture, serious injuries or death can result. Backhoes consist of a digging scoop at the end of an arm (also called stick or dipper) and are used for excavating and moving material such as rocks or dirt. The most common forms of backhoe accidents involve people being struck by the digging bucket or by the machine itself. In addition, improperly used and maintained backhoes often rollover causing injury or death, cause electrocutions, and slide into ditches or trenches.
Texas Fatal Construction Accidents in the News
Unfortunately, construction accidents and fatal construction accidents are more common than would be expected. Many Texas construction workers have been seriously injured or lost their lives as a result of defective construction equipment, defective scaffolding, improper safety policies, and careless construction contractors. Below are some recent news stories regarding construction accidents that have occurred.
Construction Worker Dies in 300-foot Plunge in Fatal Dallas Construction Accident
A construction worker fell 23 stories to his death after the scaffolding on which he worked gave way. The fatal plunge happened at a high-rise office building project. Witnesses said the man was installing hardware on the facade of the 23rd floor of the 26-story, 333-foot structure when he took the fatal plunge. This construction worker was 35 years old.
Construction Work dies in Arlington Water Tower Trench Cave-In Construction Accident
A construction worker died after a trench wall collapsed at a water tower construction site in Arlington. Arlington Fire Department responded to a scene where a worker was killed in a trench cave-in in central Arlington. The construction worker was 34 years old. The trench collapse was reported just after 7:40 a.m. near the intersection of Arkansas Lane and Ozark Drive, about two miles southeast of the University of Texas at Arlington. The construction worker was in a 10-foot trench trying to connect power to a new water tower. After the collapse, the construction worker was partially covered in dirt. Arlington officials said there was no evidence of trench shoring when emergency workers arrived.
Three Construction Workers Killed in a Texas Fatal Scaffolding Collapse Construction Accident
Four construction companies face citations for safety violations in a construction accident that left three dead. Three construction workers fell 11 stories after the scaffolding broke at a construction site. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed the penalties and fines. Investigators determined that if scaffolding parts had been inspected and replaced or repaired as needed, it is possible that this tragic accident and loss of life could have been avoided. According to OSHA, the general contractor and three other companies face multiple citations, ranging from failing to provide adequate training to failing to inspect and maintain scaffolds. One of the construction companies was cited with three serious violations, including failing to develop and implement a safety and health program, and failing to provide a competent person to inspect the scaffold prior to use,according to OSHA.
A willful violation is one committed with intentional, knowing or voluntary disregard for the law's requirements, or with plain indifference to employee safety and health. A serious violation is one that could cause death or physical harm that can result from a hazard an employer knew or should have known exists and a repeat violation is issued when an employer previously was cited for the same or similar hazard within the last three years.
Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer Represents Families of Construction Workers Seriously Injured or Killed in Fatal Construction Accidents
As Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer, handles fatal construction accident cases throughout Texas. He commonly represents families of construction workers who have been seriously injured or killed in a construction accident. He also commonly works with other fatal construction accident lawyers throughout Texas and the United States on deadly and catastrophic injury construction accident lawsuits. His legal teams seek to obtain compensation for the families of construction workers killed and seriously injured. His teams also work hard to make construction sites safer for other construction workers to ensure similar fatal construction accidents do not kill other workers. If you have lost a loved one through a fatal construction accident or your loved one has been seriously injured in a construction accident, please feel free to contact Texas Fatal Construction Accident Lawyer, Jason Coomer. It would be helpful if you provide your name, your relation to the construction work killed or injured, the date of accident, and the location of accident. Any injured construction worker or family member of a construction worker killed or seriously injured can have a free online review of their potential claim.
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