Car travel is already the most hazardous means of transportation in the United States, and the risk of injury is compounded when construction sites are present near the roadway. Negligence on the part of a worker repairing a road or working on a site near the road can lead to serious accidents and injuries.
Any negligent action which leads directly to the injury of an innocent passerby is grounds for a personal injury lawsuit, and accidents caused by reckless construction workers are no different. If you have suffered an injury caused by a construction company or worker behaving in a manner which created a hazard, contact a Des Moines Workers Compensation Lawyer at LaMarca Law Group, P.C. at (515) 225-2600 today to get the compensation you deserve.
Types of Construction Accidents
It is essential that workers who spend their days in close proximity to traffic are vigilant in their safety practices, or else accidents involving the following may occur:
- Falling debris or loose materials
- Blowouts caused by stray nails and screws
- Collisions caused by the careless operation of mobile machinery
- Equipment or materials which have been left in the roadway
- Poor signage warning passerby of the construction hazards
Construction companies and employees have a responsibility to ensure that they do not create a hazard for innocent passersby, and can be held liable for damages if they fail to do so.
A victim of construction negligence should never be forced to pay for their own medical bills or other related expenses. If you have been injured due to the reckless actions of a construction company or worker, call the experienced Des Moines personal injury lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. today at (515) 225-2600 to learn more about your legal options.