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Lexington Construction Accidents

Experienced Attorneys Advocating for Your Rights after a Construction Accident in or around Lexington

Protecting construction workers throughout Kentucky

By its very nature, construction is one of the most dangerous fields in which you can work. Between the heavy machinery, heights, wires, and more, there are many different opportunities for injury to occur. Often these injuries are due to improper training, miscommunication, or failure to adhere to safety standards.

If you or a loved one has been injured while working on, visiting, or passing by a construction site in Kentucky, turn to CPW Law today. With our extensive experience handling all types of personal injury cases, we are prepared to guide you through the legal process with compassion and tenacity. Trust our Lexington construction accident lawyers to fight for you.

Common causes of Kentucky construction accidents

There are many factors that can lead to personal injury or wrongful death on a construction site. Some of the most common causes include:

  • Falls from heights or scaffolding
  • Slips and falls
  • Electrocution
  • Falling debris
  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Getting caught in between objects
  • Machinery accidents
  • Vehicle accidents
  • Overexertion
  • Trench collapses
  • Exposure to harmful substances

While these accidents are not always preventable, often there were measures that could have been taken to avoid them. If you think negligence was a factor in your injury, our Lexington construction accident attorneys can help you determine fault and pursue damages.

Understanding OSHA and construction accidents

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), of the 4,251 worker fatalities in 2014, 874 or 20.5% of those occurred in construction. Statistics like this are why safety standards are so important. OSHA has a set of rules to which all construction sites are expected to adhere. The goal of OSHA standards is to reduce injuries, illnesses, and deaths on or near construction sites.

If you were injured as a construction worker, visitor, independent contractor, or passerby to a construction site and feel the site was in violation of OSHA, our Lexington construction site accident law firm can tell you how to proceed.

Contact us today to speak to a skilled Kentucky construction accident attorney

If you or a loved one has been injured in a Kentucky construction accident, turn to CPW Law. Call at 877-651-7764 today or use our contact form to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer. If you live in the Lexington area, one of our attorneys can meet with you at our local office.

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