Need an Experienced Construction Accident Lawyer in Connecticut?

If you have been injured in a construction accident, knowing your legal rights can provide both financial relief and peace of mind.

Construction sites are filled with heavy materials, large machinery, construction vehicles, tools, scaffolds, and other potential dangers. Whether by a fall, electrocution, negligence, or falling objects, a construction accident can leave victims to face catastrophic injuries. Worker’s compensation may not be able to cover the medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses and losses incurred by the construction accident. Our experienced Connecticut construction accident attorneys are committed to recovering the full and fair compensation for serious construction accident victims in Connecticut.

We are currently evaluating construction accident injury claims throughout the state of Connecticut. Victims of construction accidents, negligence, and personal injury have the right to seek compensation for their injuries, damages, loss of wages, and medical expenses. Our construction accident injury lawyers handle all types of accident claims. We also handle every type of construction accident claim and construction vehicle accident compensation cases.

Construction accidents can cause life-threatening physical injuries and trauma that can include financial damage to victims of negligent drivers. Injured victims must deal with large and unforeseeable medical expenses, loss of wages, pain, suffering and loss of quality of life. Family members also can suffer economic loss, mental anguish and loss of companionship in caring for an injured family member.

Many construction accidents occur due to negligence on the part of one of others involved. When a construction accident is caused by another party’s negligence you are entitled compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering as well as other damages.

 

Recent Construction Injury Verdicts & Settlements

$1.3 Million Settlement: Carpenter fell through roof opening at a construction site.
$6.5 Million Settlement: 2 Ironworkers injured when side of building there constructing fell on them.
$5 Million Verdict: Construction worker falls to ground caused by unsafe scaffold.
$870,000 Settlement: Electrician falls off unsecured ladder at construction site causing multiple injuries.
$3.5 Million Settlement: Construction worker crushed by falling wall.
$2 Million Settlement: Death of a construction worker asphyxiated by methane gas.
$1.3 Million Settlement: Pipefitter injured in compressed air explosion while connecting pipe.
$800,000 Million Settlement: Steelworker sustained a back injury lifting heavy piece of steel
$3 Million Settlement: Ironworker injured in crane collapse.
$12 Million Settlement: Construction worker paralyzed when he was struck by falling construction materials.

Construction Injury Statistics

Construction site workers account for 20% of all fatal workplace/industrial accidents.
2.3 million Construction workers are estimated to work on scaffolds each year in the U. S.
In 2009, there were 816 construction worker deaths reported by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Construction workers between 25-34 years old are the most likely to be injured in a construction site accident.
In 2010, there were 4,547 fatal construction work injuries were recorded in the United States.
There were 187 Work-related fatalities reported from fires and explosions in 2010.
15% of all claims on workers’ compensation claims are spent on victims of construction accidents.
According OSHA, one out of every ten construction workers is injured on the job every year.
Most construction site injuries involve construction workers’ necks, backs, spines, and trunks.
More than 4.1 million people in the United States suffer a workplace injury or occupational illness each year.
There are about 150,000 construction site accidents reported each year in the U. S. according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
There are more than 40,000 construction injuries in work zones each year.

Personal Injury Lawsuit

For a personal injury claim to be successful, lawyers have to show that your injury resulted from the negligence of another party. In the case of a wrongful death immediate family members have the right to file a wrongful death claim. We help you file personal injury lawsuits in all 50 states.

Personal Injury victims are entitled to these damages:

Economic damages
End-of-life-expenses
Exemplary damages
Future medical bills
Loss of benefits
Loss of consortium
Loss of earning capacity
Loss of parental care
Lost wages (past and future)
Pain and suffering
Punitive damages
Medical costs
Mental anguish
Monetary compensation
Non-economic damages
Physical impairment (past and future)
Loss of spousal support & companionship

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Aviation Accidents

If you have been injured in an aviation accident in Connecticut, knowing your legal rights can provide both financial relief and peace of mind. Aviation accidents can cause life-threatening physical injuries and trauma that can include financial damage to victims of negligence.

We are currently evaluating aviation accident injury claims in Connecticut and throughout the U. S. Victims of aviation accidents, negligence, and personal injury in Connecticut have the right to seek compensation for their injuries, damages, pain and suffering, loss of quality of life, loss of wages, and medical expenses. Our aviation accident injury lawyers handle all types of accident claims. We also handle every type of aviation accident claims and airplane accident compensation cases.

Many aviation accidents occur due to negligence on the part of one of others involved.

 

Recent Aviation Injury Settlements & Verdicts
$15 Million Airplane Accident Settlement: For a 47-year old passenger injured in a single-engine airplane accident
$6 Million Helicopter Crash Settlement: For a passenger injured in an air show helicopter crash.
$3 Million Aviation Wrongful Death Settlement: For family of a missionary who died in plane crash caused by broken cam shaft gear.
$2 Million Slip & Fall Settlement: For passenger exiting stairs on a commuter plane defective metal handrail caused him to fall to ground causing his death.
$13.75 Million Wrongful Death Settlement: Caused by a defective airplane engine.
$7.3 Million Helicopter Sightseeing Tour Settlement: For the wrongful death caused by the crash of a helicopter on a sightseeing tour.
$26 Million Plane Crash Settlement: For the wrongful deaths of a husband and wife in a North Carolina plane crash.
$32 Million Single Engine Crash Settlement: For a student pilot flying a Piper Malibu Single Engine Aircraft was burned in the crash.
$9 Million Helicopter Accident Settlement: For two families of two pilots killed when their logging helicopter crashed.
$27.5 Million Small Plane Crash Settlement: For families of skydivers killed in a small plane crash.
$2 Million Commercial Air Crash Settlement: For the death of a 7–year–old child killed on Alaska Airlines Flight 261 from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to San Francisco.
$4 Million Charter Plane Settlement: For a wrongful death in a charter plane crash that occurred overseas.

Aviation Accident Statistics
50% of all airplane accidents are caused by pilot error.
21% of all airplane accidents are caused by some type of mechanical error.
21% of all airplane accidents are caused by weather conditions.
The most unsafe times for an aircraft accident to occur are during takeoff and landing.
Statistics show that up to 80 p& of all aviation accidents can be attributed to some type of human error.
When calculating by distance, airplanes are 62 times safer than cars and trucks.
In a study by Popular Mechanics it was determined that the safest place to sit in an airplane is near the tail.
The FAA has stated that no one seat is safer than any other in a commercial airliner.
Pilots with less than 100 hours of flying experience account for 45% of all fatal aviation crashes.
According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), there were 1,990 aircraft accidents nationwide in 2007.
According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), there were 1,670 aircraft accidents nationwide in 2007.
The National Transportation Safety Board estimated a total of nearly 24 million flight hours in 2007.
The Air Crash Record Office (ACRO) reported 876 deaths due to airplane accidents and 147 separate airplane crashes in 2008.
The worst year for aviation crash deaths was 1972, when 3,214 people died in airplane crashes.
The safest year for airplane accidents was 2007, when 766 people died in aviation accidents.
Helicopter accidents statistics show a rate was 7.5 for every 100,000 flight hours.
Airplane accident statistics show a rate of about 0.175 per 100,000 flight hours.