Construction & Work Site Accidents

Construction sites can be very dangerous places, in spite of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and any workplace practices put in place by employers. If you or a loved one has been injured in a worksite accident that was caused by a third party such as a subcontractor, or that involved a defective product, you should consult with a Kansas City construction accident lawyer to learn whether you have a claim for recovery beyond workers’ compensation. 

Worksite Accident Ccompensation Coverage

At Dougherty & Holloway, LLC, our attorneys have more than 30 years of experience handling third-party claims for individuals injured on construction sites. We can determine if your claim against a third party is valid, as it may result in further compensation for your injuries. In addition, we can determine how a lawsuit may affect your workers’ compensation coverage.

INJURED ON A WORK SITE?

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We have successfully achieved significant settlements and verdicts for on-the-job construction injuries involving:

  • Roofing accidents
  • Work vehicle accidents
  • Forklift and machinery accidents
  • Construction work product liability
  • Unsafe equipment
  • Falling objects
  • Falls from elevations
  • Injuries from dangerous materials within the workplace
  • Co-employee liability
  • Subcontractor liability
  • Highway work zone injuries

Our attorneys will sit down with you to discuss the events surrounding the accident. We will investigate what happened and how it happened and look for all possible negligent parties to hold accountable for your injuries.

We understand that workers’ compensation does not adequately cover your needs after an accident and that you may have problems getting your employer’s insurance company to cover your accident related medical expenses. By filing a third party claim, you may be able to obtain full and fair compensation for your injuries. 

Construction & Work site Accident Claims Attorneys in Kansas City, MO

You can also contact us online to learn more about how we can help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with evening and weekend appointments. We also make house calls or we can visit you in the hospital. You are never charged a fee unless you are compensated for your injuries. Spanish translation services are available upon request.