Columbus GA Construction Accident Lawyers
It's More Than a Claim. It's Your Life.
If you are the victim of a construction-related accident, whether you were working at the site or just passing by, you could be entitled to money to help ease the burden of your medical care.
Anyone that has been on a construction site understands that it can be a chaotic environment filled with potential hazards. The construction industry disproportionately experiences a high rate of permanent injuries and worksite fatalities. Additionally, poorly maintained construction sites can cause enormous hazards for motorists, passersby, and others in the area.
It’s your life. Don’t leave it up to chance.
The right lawyer can make an enormous difference in the amount of money you receive for your case. That payout can affect your whole life—from your medical care to your financial security. For 39 years our compassionate and dedicated attorneys have fought for countless clients suffering from construction site injuries. Let us handle your case for you and get you the money you deserve so you can focus on healing.
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Contact Montlick today to find out your legal options.
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Do you have a case?
Experienced. Competent. Professional.
Taking your matters personally
We’ll treat you the same way we would want to be treated. We answer calls and questions promptly, and always keep you informed of the status of your case. You’ll get to know your lawyer and legal team personally, and we’ll never treat you as just a case number.
There for you when you need us most
When clients come to us after a construction accident, we understand the physical, financial, and emotional stress they’re experiencing. We’re here to minimize your stress and maximize the money in your pocket.
We Promise to Always:
- Act with integrity
- Communicate compassionately and frequently
- Work in your best interest
- Fight for what’s right, not what’s easy
Construction Accident Lawyers Serving Columbus, GA
When It Happens On The Job
Workplace injuries are common in many types of employment environments, but the construction industry is virtually unparalleled in terms of the scope and seriousness of workplace injuries. From heavy machinery accidents to exposure to hazardous materials, construction sites pose a multitude of potential dangers to employees, contractors, construction site visitors and even those in the immediate vicinity of a construction site. Construction accidents result in hundreds of thousands of people seeking medical treatment each year. Construction sites also are one of leading workplace environments for job related fatalities.
Our experienced Columbus construction accident lawyers at Montlick recognize the unique challenges that face those who suffer serious injury or wrongful death.
Our Columbus construction accident law firm has been providing aggressive representation and advocacy on behalf of construction site accident victims since our law firm was founded almost three decades ago. Construction accidents involve a rapidly changing workplace environment, complex inter-relationships between business entities and challenges in obtaining compensation beyond workers’ compensation benefits.
Our Columbus construction accident attorneys assist construction accident victims in navigating these hurdles to obtaining the maximum compensation for their injuries.
Columbus Construction Site Accident Lawyers
Independent Contractors & Construction Accidents
Because of the substantial hazards on a Columbus construction site, there are many entities that may be liable for construction site injuries including heavy equipment rental companies, manufacturers of tools, architect and design firms, general contractors, equipment operators, and property owners and subcontractors. Sometimes construction companies utilize independent contractor relationships to avoid liability for construction accidents. Our Columbus construction accident lawyers understand the importance of prompt investigation of construction accidents and discovery of the facts in presenting the best possible strategy for our clients. Even if you are labeled an independent contractor or are paid with a 1099, you may still have a right to compensation. Do not delay – call Montlick today.
The Scope of Construction Site Hazards
Standing Out from the Rest
While there are many safety regulations and laws including OSHA regulations that are intended to protect those on construction sites, construction sites are by nature chaotic and sometimes regulations get ignored and neglected. The many hazards on Columbus construction sites mean that there are a wide variety of construction accidents that may occur including
- Collisions involving motor vehicles
- Falls from scaffoldings, ladders and incomplete roofs
- Electrocution accidents involving heavy machinery making contact with overhead power lines
- Heavy equipment with product defects
- Exposure to hazardous substances
- Suffocation and crush injuries from trench collapse accidents
- Explosions and fires
- Confined space accidents
- Slip, Trip and Falls
Columbus construction accidents may cause a wide range of significant injuries that may have a lasting impact on the lives of victims including:
- Injuries to the head or spine
- Fractures or broken bones
- Severe burns
- Injuries to the spine or brain that cause loss of mobility or sensation
- Amputation of limbs
- Wrongful death
Workers' Comp & Third Party Claims
Contact Us Today
No matter where you are located our attorneys are just a phone call away, and we will even come to you. Call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for your free consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED.
If you have been involved in a construction accident on a Columbus construction site, our experienced Columbus construction accident attorneys may be able to seek workers’ compensation benefits from an employer, which may include income replacement, medical care and permanent disability benefits. We may also be able to identify responsible third parties that may have contributed to a Columbus construction accident. While an employee is typically limited to workers’ compensation benefits against an employer, third parties may be liable for broader damages in a personal injury case. Our Columbus construction accident attorneys often are able to supplement workers’ compensation benefits with an additional personal injury claim, collecting damages for pain and suffering, impaired quality of life experience, diminished marital relationship and services as well as other damages.