Construction, such as boat and ship construction, is an important industry in Rhode Island. As of 2010, Rhode Island had 3,100 construction firms. According to the 2001 report, Building Jobs for Rhode Island: An Analysis of Employment and Wages in Rhode Island's Construction Industries, "Of the major industry divisions in the Ocean State economy, construction has been one of the fastest growing during recent years...Construction-related jobs now account for 4.7 percent of total private sector employment in Rhode Island."
Construction work ranks as one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), roughly 1,000 construction related fatalities will take place this year, and hundreds of thousands of others will be injured. If you have been injured in a construction site accident, it is important that you contact a Providence personal injury attorney who may be able to recover compensation on your behalf from a number of negligent sources.
Federal and state regulations exist to govern the safety level of construction sites in the U.S. For these regulations to work, however, the individuals responsible for administrating construction sites must ensure that they are followed. When they fail to do so, accidents can occur, such as:
Injuries sustained by construction workers vary significantly based on the severity of the accident, and may include severe lacerations/abrasions, burns, crush injuries, broken bones, accidental amputation, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, paralysis, and coma. If you are a Rhode Island construction worker that was recently injured in an accident, our firm is here to help! We know your livelihood and future are on the line, and we can provide you with the counsel and guidance you need.
Many individuals and entities can be responsible for the safety of a construction site. These include the site owners, the architect(s) of the construction project, contractors, subcontractors, equipment manufacturers, and construction managers. With so many individuals responsible for the health and safety of their on-site construction workers, normally many separate individuals can be held responsible for the injuries you sustained. Our firm will investigate your accident thoroughly and make sure that every guilty party is held accountable!
At D'Alessandro & Wright, LLC, we understand how important it is for you to receive the full compensation available in your construction accident case. We will aggressively pursue compensation on your behalf from any and all of the parties responsible for your accident, so that you will have the wherewithal you need to recover from your injuries and pay your accident expenses.
Contact a Providence construction injury lawyer if you have sustained injury in an accident while working on a construction site.