Ladder and Scaffolding Accidents

Personal Injury Lawyers in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids & Paw Paw

Even highly trained and experienced construction workers can succumb to the inherent dangers at construction sites. Large equipment, heights and falling objects are just a few of the many injury-causing risks construction employees must brave each day.

At Willis Law in Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, we help injured construction workers and their families get the compensation they need. We have decades of experience protecting the rights of injury victims and make it our goal to provide the best personal representation possible. We take the time to get to know each client before developing a personalized case strategy aimed at obtaining the best outcome possible.

Please schedule a free initial consultation today by calling our firm toll free at (888) 461-7744. You may also contact our Michigan ladder and scaffolding injury lawyers online.

How Can You Recover Compensation?

Construction workers are covered under Michigan's workers' compensation system. This system provides no-fault benefits to anyone who sustains a work-related injury. Your benefits could include lost wages replacement, coverage for medical care and more.

Construction workers might also be eligible to receive compensation by filing a third-party claim. This is available when a party other than your employer contributed to an injury. Common examples of third parties include contractors, subcontractors, equipment manufacturers and negligent supervisors.

Ladder And Scaffolding Injury Lawyers Serving Kalamazoo And Grand Rapids

One of the most common causes of construction site injuries is falling from ladders and scaffolding equipment. These falls can result in significant injuries such as brain damage, back pain, broken bones, spinal cord complications and even death.

Common causes of these accidents include:

  • Inadequate training
  • Malfunctioning safety equipment such as harnesses or retractors
  • Unsecured ladders or scaffolds
  • Damaged scaffolds, including ones with broken guardrails, brackets or pins
  • Poor site preparation
  • Failing to perform adequate safety inspections

Construction companies are required to follow safety standards established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. These regulations are often brushed aside so a construction project can be completed on time and on budget. Our firm fights back against cost-cutting companies that ignore safety rules that are in place to protect workers against injury and death.

Contact A Michigan Construction Fall Injury Attorney

Our team of attorneys is ready to listen to your situation and explain your rights. Please schedule your free consultation today by contacting our law firm online or by calling (888) 461-7744. Three convenient offices in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Paw Paw

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