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Falling Debris Construction Accidents

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Construction workers face a number of different hazards every time they step foot on a job site. Among the most dangerous of these is the threat of falling construction debris, including tools and other materials. Even bystanders can suffer injuries if the construction company has not taken sufficient safety measures to keep both workers and pedestrians safe.

Falling debris construction accidents are most commonly caused by the following hazards:

  • Tools, like hammers or wrenches, that were not properly secured
  • Glass panels or windows that were dropped during installation
  • Pieces of wood that are dropped or knocked over during construction
  • Concrete that was knocked loose or improperly supported or set

Pratt Clay represents construction workers and pedestrians in cases involving falling debris injuries. We vigorously pursue full and fair compensation in every case we handle. Contact our firm today for a free consultation. We would be happy to discuss how we can help you get the medical care and compensation you need after a construction accident.

Were you injured by falling debris? Call an Atlanta personal injury lawyer at Pratt Clay to learn about your options.
Your initial consultation is free.

Securing Damages Beyond Workers’ Compensation Benefits

As a construction worker, you may be covered by workers' compensation insurance—which covers your medical costs and lost wages. If the accident was caused by the negligence of a subcontractor, equipment supplier or another third party, however, you may be able to obtain additional compensation through a third-party personal injury claim. You may also be able to obtain compensation above what you receive from workers' compensation if your employer violated safety standards.

By filing a third-party injury claim, you may be able to seek compensation for:

  • Physical pain and suffering
  • Emotional and mental anguish
  • Diminished earning capacity
  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Past and future loss of wages

Contact Our Firm to Start Your Case with a Free Initial Consultation

When you contact Pratt Clay, we can carefully review the circumstances of your accident. We will pursue compensation from all possible sources, seeking to maximize the total compensation and workers' compensation benefits you receive. We welcome inquiries from injured construction workers, as well as injured pedestrians and bystanders.

To discuss your options with an Atlanta construction accident attorney, please contact Pratt Clay today at (404) 998-5258.