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Construction Incidents In California

Construction Worker Dies After Fall

According to the Los Angeles Fire Department a twenty-seven year old construction worker sadly passed away after falling into a well.

Brian Humphrey who is a fire department spokesman said that the man was being lowered into a fifty foot deep well when the cable some untethered and he fell. Unfortunately he landed face down in the water and the debris.

Of course his co-worker rushed to call for help (911) and members of the department’s urban search and rescue team were sent to the construction site. The construction site is apparently a home being worked on in the 900 block of North Bel Air Road.

According to Humphrey, a rescuer was lowered into the well was found that the man was “beyond medical help”. He was declared dead at the scene

Construction Wall Collapse

Sadly the family of a construction worker have to mourn the loss of man after he was killed after a wall collapsed on him in El Cajon. The family, is suffering and has to fight with the construction company due to them claiming that the construction company is responsible for his death. They say that the company is “willful failure to warn” and “dangerous condition of public property”.

According to the reports, the deceased man was fifty-one year old Martinez. He was digging a trench along with another worker at the site of a new car dealership. When a wall collapsed onto the two men. The weight of the wall was around 5,000-6,000 pounds.

Construction Accident

The construction company, Kunzik & Sara Construction denied all allegations. They say that the family have not been financially damaged.

One worker somehow managed to escape from the incident and luckily suffered non life threatening injuries. However, Martinez was trapped underneath the wall when it toppled on top of him.

It took hours and hours to try to rescue him, however it just didn’t work out for Martinez.  His body was recovered and OSHA was at the scene.

Construction Worker Dies

A worker died Thursday at a construction site in the Bel Air Estates area.

Firefighters were sent to the 800 block of North Stradella Road at about 12:20 p.m. on a report of a “significant medical emergency” about 300 feet down a graded hillside, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

The 56-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.

The accident was being investigated.

Daniel Gibalevich – Construction Accident Attorney Los Angeles

The construction industry can be a dangerous environment where it is critical for site managers and employers to uphold impeccable levels of safety at all times. Unfortunately, accidents happen and construction accidents in particular can be extreme, leaving victims to manage physical pain or disability, financial burdens and a detrimental effect to one’s overall quality of life. Knowing your rights and seeking the expertise of a personal injury attorney well versed in handling construction accident injury cases is essential. Allow California personal injury attorney Daniel A. Gibalevich to assist you in recovering full or partial compensation for damages suffered and have the peace of mind to focus on the healing process.

Receive Expert Legal Counsel

California attorney, Daniel A. Gibalevich is an expert in handling construction accident injury lawsuits resulting from a wide range of accidents. If you or someone you love is the victim of a construction accident that resulted in injuries, it is important to contact a personal injury attorney immediately to insure just compensation from your insurance company and from the responsible party involved. Our attorneys are highly skilled in building solid cases by:

  • Careful analysis of accident reports
  • Careful analysis of police records
  • Careful analysis of witness testimonials
  • Careful analysis of accident scene
  • Careful analysis of damages
  • Careful analysis of medical reports
  • Contacting insurance companies on your behalf

Recovering Compensation for a Construction Accident Injury

Damages suffered in a construction accident can be extensive and may result in severe physical disability, as well as significant financial burdens. Whether you are faced with ongoing medical expenses, loss of wages due to injury or loss of employment, the DAG Law Firm will support you in achieving full or partial compensation. We will also assist you in recovering compensation that exceeds your Personal Injury Protection Insurance (PIP) for damages including excessive medical bills, lost wages, property damage, pain and suffering.

Common Construction Accident Injury Causes

With the escalated level of danger found within most construction sites, certain types of injuries are more common than others and may include:

  • Explosions
  • Burns
  • Slip and Falls
  • Scaffolding Malfunction
  • Electrical Accidents
  • Chemical Accidents
  • Equipment and Machine Malfunction
  • Unstable Material, such as concrete, bricks or rock
  • Sharp Materials such as rebar, nails and glass

Thorough Analysis and Investigation

At the DAG Law Firm, our expert personal injury attorneys will support you with your claim using thorough analysis and investigation to bring the appropriate legal action against an insurance agency, company or defendant. Whether you are dealing with an uninsured defendant, a business seeking to limit Worker’s Compensation or an insurance company seeking to limit your total payout for damages, it is our commitment to obtain maximum compensation on your behalf. To obtain success with your case, it is important to fully understand your legal situation and the attorneys at the DAG Law Firm will guide you in determining whether your construction accident injury is the result of:

  • Negligence
  • Manufacturer Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Malicious Intent
  • Recklessness

Speak to an Attorney About a Construction Accident

Since safety is so critical in and around construction zones and accidents can be extensive, negligence on the part of property owners or management cannot be tolerated. If you or someone you love has been injured in a construction accident, contact our expert attorneys at the law offices of Daniel A. Gibalevich for a free legal consultation. Personal injury accidents are time sensitive and we are ready to assist you in establishing your claim today. Please call us at  (323) 947-2224.

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