Construction Accident Lawyers in Walnut Creek
Advocating for Injury Victims in the East Bay Area & Contra Costa County
Construction work is one of the most dangerous occupations. Serious accidents and injuries are common; however, many of these accidents should be preventable. When you are injured as the result of negligence or misconduct, you may have resource through a personal injury claim.
If you have been seriously hurt or lost a loved one in a construction accident, contact our firm to learn about your rights and options. At Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook, our Walnut Creek construction accident lawyers have been helping accident victims since 1979. We have obtained many large verdicts and settlements for our injured clients, including those injured in construction accidents.
Take a look at the results from several of our cases below:
- $2.2 Million Recovery: This was recovered when a client caught a man who fell from a platform lift after negligently operating it.
$1.171 Million Recovery: This was recovered after a construction accident resulted in the death
of a husband.
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Navigating Complex Construction Accident Cases
When dealing with a construction accident claim, it is important that you understand the specific circumstances that may impact your case. For example, was the accident caused by a defective piece of equipment, another driver on near the construction zone, or even a negligent contractor or third party? Knowing what caused your accident and who is at fault is crucial when it comes to developing a claim.
Our construction accident attorneys in Walnut Creek can assist with cases involving:
- Defective machinery
- Explosions and fires at the work site
- Falls from roofs, scaffolding and ladders
- Falling debris
- Defective scaffolding, ladders, cranes and forklifts
- Unguarded hazards
- Failure to follow OSHA regulations
- Failure to train laborers
- Welding accidents
- Trenching accidents
- Improperly labeled hazardous materials
We know how overwhelming it can be to collect the appropriate evidence, thoroughly investigate the scene of the accident, and identify all parties that may be liable—that is why our team at Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook handles this for you. When you turn to our firm, you get a team of seasoned legal advocates from start to finish.
What Happens If Your Accident Is Caused by City Construction?
If you were involved in a car accident or a pedestrian accident resulting from poor safety measures around a city construction zone, you may be wondering who should be held responsible for your accident. The city, or the construction company?
In most cases, because the construction company is responsible for maintaining a safe work-zone, liability will fall on the construction company. However, there are some cases when construction is being done by city employees. If you believe that you have grounds to file a lawsuit against the city for your accident, you should reach out to our team to discuss your claim. We can help you determine who should be held liable for your construction-zone accident.
Don’t wait to get counsel. Contact our Walnut Creek construction accident lawyers to learn how we can help you: (925) 275-5592.
Serious Injuries Call for Serious Representation
If you have suffered a serious construction site injury or have lost a loved one to an accident on the work site, Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook is here to help. Our construction accident attorneys file third party claims against subcontractors, suppliers, and manufacturers of dangerous equipment and tools.
Because many construction accidents result in serious injury, such as brain injury or spinal cord injury, injured workers may never be able to work again. Many of those who can return to work are no longer able to perform their previous job. In both cases, we consult with life-care planners and medical experts to determine the full effect of the accident on your life.