Tulsa Scaffolding Accident Attorney
Representing Injured Workers in Oklahoma
Scaffolding is a common sight on construction sites, and it is also a common cause of injuries. When scaffolding is not properly assembled, maintained, or used, it can collapse, tip over, or cause workers to fall. These accidents can result in severe injuries, including broken bones, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal cord damage. In some cases, scaffolding accidents are fatal.
At Brewster & De Angelis, our Tulsa scaffolding accident lawyers represent workers who have been injured in all types of construction accidents. We also represent the families of workers who have been killed in these accidents.
Who Is Liable for a Scaffolding Accident?
After a scaffolding accident, it is important to determine who is liable for the accident and your injuries. In many cases, the construction company or contractor is responsible for the accident. This is because they are responsible for ensuring that the scaffolding is properly assembled and maintained. They are also responsible for ensuring that workers are properly trained to use the scaffolding.
However, there are other parties that may be liable for a scaffolding accident, including:
- The company that manufactured the scaffolding
- The company that assembled the scaffolding
- The company that inspected the scaffolding
Our attorneys will thoroughly investigate your case to determine who is liable for your injuries. We will then aggressively pursue the maximum compensation you are owed.
What Are the Most Common Causes of Scaffolding Accidents?
Scaffolding accidents can occur for many reasons. In some cases, the scaffolding is not properly assembled or maintained. Other times, the scaffolding is not being used properly. When scaffolding accidents occur, the results can be devastating.
Some of the most common causes of scaffolding accidents include:
- Improper assembly
- Defective scaffolding
- Failure to secure the scaffolding
- Failure to maintain the scaffolding
- Failure to train workers to use the scaffolding
- Failure to provide workers with the proper safety equipment
- Failure to inspect the scaffolding
What Are the Most Common Types of Scaffolding Accidents?
There are many different types of scaffolding accidents, and they can occur in many different ways. In some cases, the scaffolding collapses or tips over. In other cases, workers fall from the scaffolding. In still other cases, workers are struck by falling objects while on the scaffolding.
How Can a Tulsa Scaffolding Accident Attorney Help You?
After a scaffolding accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. However, recovering this compensation can be difficult. The construction company or contractor may deny responsibility for the accident. They may also try to downplay the extent of your injuries.
When you hire our firm, we will handle all aspects of your case. We will gather evidence, interview witnesses, and consult with experts to determine who is liable for your injuries. We will then aggressively pursue the maximum compensation you are owed. Our attorneys are skilled negotiators and litigators, and we will fight to protect your rights every step of the way.
Contact our Tulsa scaffolding accident lawyer online or by calling (918) 265-1214 today!
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