Construction Site Accidents

Texas Personal Injury Lawyer

If you were hurt in a workplace accident, you should be aware that construction accidents are often the result of negligence on the part of one or more insured third parties from you could claim compensation in addition to that through your employer’s Workers’ Comp insurance. Equipment manufacturers, property owners, and equipment leasing companies may share in the liability for your injuries if they occurred while you were using unreasonably dangerous or defective construction tools or were working in an unsafe location.

Hartley Hampton has extensive experience seeking compensation for people injured in many types of construction site accidents. Contact a construction accident attorney in the Houston office of Hartley Hampton, P.C. Your initial consultation is free.

Houston personal injury lawyer Hartley Hampton has been helping workers and their families recover compensation for injuries suffered in construction site accidents for 30 years. He is board certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

We represent people injured in construction accidents such as:

  • Scaffold accidents
  • Injuries from defective industrial equipment
  • Accidents involving contact with high voltage lines
  • Construction truck accidents
  • Burns from welding injuries
  • Injury or illness caused by chemical exposure
  • Injuries from falling objects

Do you have a third-party liability claim?

The construction industry accounts each year for the largest number of occupational injuries and deaths across the country. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas has ranked either first or second in the number of workplace injuries per year since at least 1992, and construction accidents caused the largest number of those injuries. A quarter of those accidents involved laborers and a disproportionate percentage involved Hispanic workers.

Workers injured in construction accidents are usually entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits, but those benefits can be very limited. Whether compensatory damages are also available depends on the often complex relationships between general contractor and subcontractors on the work site.

We will thoroughly investigate all potentially liable parties and all sources of compensation that may be available to you. Contact Hartley Hampton, P.C., and schedule a no-cost consultation to discuss how we can help.