San Diego Machinery Accident Attorneys
Construction Site Machinery Accidents in Southern California
Heavy machinery is ubiquitous on a construction site and necessary to get the job done. That essential machinery, however, can also cause devastating injuries and fatalities when involved in a construction accident. The San Diego construction accident lawyers of Martinez & Schill LLP are experienced in representing clients injured in machinery accidents. We understand how completely a serious injury can devastate your life, and we work tirelessly to obtain maximum financial compensation for our clients.
Machinery Accidents on San Diego Construction Sites
Construction workers face many hazards just putting in a day’s work from construction site falls to trench collapse accidents. The dangers of working with heavy machinery are among the most serious hazards. Common machinery accidents include:
When you are injured on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. If someone other than your employer shares responsibility for your injury, however, you may be able to file a third party claim against that party and receive additional compensation. For example, if the equipment operator responsible for your accident was not properly trained or supervised, the operator's employer may be liable.
In accidents involving machinery, equipment manufacturers are often liable due to defects in the equipment. Those who are responsible for service and maintenance on the machinery may also share liability. Our attorneys carefully investigate the circumstances of all of our accident cases. We seek to identify all possible liable parties in order to pursue maximum compensation for our clients. We are skilled negotiators and litigators, and we have a proven track record for securing full compensation for construction accident injuries.
If you are injured or a loved one has been killed in a construction accident involving machinery, contact us to schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal options. One of our experienced San Diego construction accident lawyers will answer your questions and evaluate the circumstances your case. Our firm has offices in San Diego and Riverside, and we work with clients throughout Southern California. We handle all of our personal injury cases on a contingency basis, which means we do not charge you until we win your case.