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Construction Accidents

Established Virginia Law Firm Litigates Construction Accident Cases

Determined Charlottesville lawyers help injured workers win compensation

Construction is one of the most dangerous occupations in the country, and construction companies have a duty to maintain safe conditions at job sites to prevent serious and life-threatening incidents. The attorneys at Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C. are committed advocates for workers injured in such accidents and for their families. If a construction company or its insurer refuses to provide you with adequate compensation for your injury at a worksite or for a family member’s death, we can take up your case. With offices in Charlottesville, Palmyra and Harrisonburg, Virginia, we bring workers’ compensation actions for injuries suffered in all types of construction mishaps.

Dedicated advocates represent workers harmed at construction sites

Construction accidents may involve falls, fires, explosions, machinery malfunctions, structural collapses, crane failures or vehicle back-overs. Workers also may be injured by falling objects, exposure to hazardous materials or other unsafe conditions. Construction injuries may include the following:

  • Broken bones
  • Burns
  • Lacerations
  • Muscle or joint damage
  • Head trauma
  • Respiratory illness
  • Back injuries
  • Loss of hearing or vision
  • Brain injuries
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Amputations
  • Paralysis
  • Death

Knowledgeable attorneys advise clients on what to do after an accident

Your first steps after a construction injury occurs should be to seek medical attention and to report the accident to your employer.  It is also important to document the event as best as you can. Writing down the names and contact information of witnesses, and the date, time and to whom you reported the accident, will help in future negotiations and litigation.  Pictures of the accident site and of your injury are also valuable pieces of evidence.

Virginia imposes a two-year statute of limitations for filing a workers’ compensation claim, including those caused by construction accidents. To avoid being shut out of court or shortchanged in the time needed to prepare a thorough case, it is prudent to contact an established law firm promptly after the incident that caused the injury.

Contact dedicated Virginia construction accident attorneys

We care. We fight. We help our clients put their lives back together. If you or a family member is hurt in a Virginia construction accident, consult a skilled workers’ compensation lawyer at Tucker Griffin Barnes P.C. Call our legal team at 434-973-7474 or contact us online today. Our offices are conveniently located in Charlottesville, Palmyra and Harrisonburg.

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  • ""Bill Tucker and his team were the answer to my real estate prayers! After being transferred to another state .."" - Short Sales

  • ""Yvonne Griffin represented me in an accident case that required many months of hands on attention .."" - Personal Injury

  • ""Ms. Barnes, I cannot thank you and your staff enough for taking my case at was a very dark time for me .."" - Social Security Disability

  • ""Lynn Bradley has been a force that has proven to be competent, professional and exceled at her work .."" - Worker's Compensation

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  • ""When you first interview Laura Butler, it is apparent you are in the presence of a true professional in all .."" - Family Law

  • ""Mr. Tucker, I cannot thank you enough for all your work. I wish everyone had your work ethic and attention .."" - Real Estate

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