San Diego Ladder Accident Attorneys
Skilled Ladder and Scaffolding Accident Lawyers
Ladder accidents are common on construction sites and can result in serious injuries or even death for the victims. Third party personal injury claims in addition to workers’ compensation benefits are often possible with ladder accidents, as contractors, subcontractors, property owners, and ladder manufacturers often share responsibility for a fall. At Martinez & Schill LLP, our San Diego ladder accident attorneys are skilled in identifying all possible liable parties and pursuing maximum compensation for our clients.
Types of Ladder Accidents on Construction Sites in San Diego
Whether an accident occurs on a portable ladder, extension ladder, or even scaffolding, elevated falls can have devastating results. There are many different types of ladder accidents including:
- Tipping due to uneven surface or improper use;
- Sliding or slipping of the ladder due to a slick or unstable surface;
- Slipping off a ladder when it is wet;
- Buckling of the ladder under excessive weight or strain;
- Ladder malfunction due to age, improper maintenance or design flaws;
- Injuries from ladders falling on a person;
- Falling over from a collision with a people, equipment or vehicles; and
- Electrocution from a metal ladder used near electricity.
Serious injuries such as back injuries, neck and spinal cord injuries, head injuries, impalements, and even death can occur when falling from an elevated height. The more extensive the injury, the more important it is to hire an experienced personal injury attorney to vigorously represent your rights and interests and secure the greatest possible compensation.
A severe injury can result in long term medical and rehabilitative treatment as well as lost wages and temporary or permanent disability that can dramatically impact your future earning capacity. Our San Diego ladder accident attorneys understand how devastating these injuries can prove, and we work tirelessly to safeguard your financial future.
If you have been injured or a loved one had died in a ladder accident, contact us today to schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal case. We will evaluate the specifics of your accident and recommend the best next steps in your case. Our firm has two offices located in San Diego and Riverside, and we work with clients throughout Southern California. Call 619-512-5995 or 951-200-4630.