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Indianapolis Construction Accident Lawyer

The top rated Indianapolis law office of William Bill Hurst has represented hundreds of Indiana workers who have been seriously injured or killed on the job. Our experienced Indianapolis construction accident lawyer(s) are here to help you. According to the Bureau of Labor 115 people in Indiana lost their lives while at work in 2012. The most recent Indiana statistics (2008) show that out of the 132 people who lost their lives while at work, 19 of those people were on construction sites and another 6,300 were injured.

Indianapolis Indiana Construction Accident LawyerOur Indianapolis construction accident lawyers know a construction site can be a very dangerous place. Site conditions are always changing and you can’t always tell which contractors and sub-contractors put safety first. Equipment failure, defective products, safety/OSHA violations, and “lax” construction site security can all lead to serious injury at the job site. “Every day in America, 13 people go to work and never come home. Every year in America, nearly 4 million people suffer a workplace injury from which some may never recover”- Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis.

According to the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), out of 4,175 worker fatalities in the private industry in 2012, 806 (19.3% were in construction. The leading causes of worker deaths on construction sites were falls (35%), being struck by objects (10%), electrocution (8%) and being caught-in/between objects (2%). These “Fatal Four” were responsible for nearly three out of five (54%) construction worker deaths in 2012.

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Get All the Money You Deserve

Many construction accident victims are not aware that there may be remedies for their construction injury other than workers’ compensation. According to the Federal Government, you have the right to a safe workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or seriously harmed at work. The law requires employers to provide their employees with working conditions that are free of known dangers. You need a law firm and an experienced Indianapolis construction accident lawyer that will explore all possibilities to determine who is legally responsible for your construction injury.

Seek Help from an Experienced Indianapolis Construction Accident Lawyer

The Indianapolis construction accident lawyers at the Law Offices of William W. Hurst, have more than 35 years of experience helping the victims of construction accidents and construction injuries recover the financial settlements they deserve. Because insurance companies and corporations will gather evidence and track down witnesses before an injured person mounts his or her own investigation, prompt and efficient investigation is essential. We will immediately begin a thorough investigation of the construction accident and any safety issues involved. Contact the Indianapolis construction accident lawyers at the Indianapolis law office of William “Bill” Hurst to schedule a free consultation, or call us toll free at (800)636-0808. ¡Hablamos Español!

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FAQs
Our Fees

It cost $0 up front to hire our office. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you only pay us if we settle your case or obtain a verdict on your behalf.

If we’re unable to obtain a settlement of verdict for you we eat the costs we’ve advanced to litigate your case, which includes costs for ordering medical records, filing your case, hiring experts, deposing witnesses, and many other things.

If we do settle your case or obtain a verdict for you our standard rate is 33% of the settlement or verdict, plus reimbursement for the expense we’ve previously advanced. Our fee never increases like some personal injury attorneys, even if we have to take your case to trial.

Our Fees

It cost $0 up front to hire our office. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you only pay us if we settle your case or obtain a verdict on your behalf.

If we’re unable to obtain a settlement of verdict for you we eat the costs we’ve advanced to litigate your case, which includes costs for ordering medical records, filing your case, hiring experts, deposing witnesses, and many other things.

If we do settle your case or obtain a verdict for you our standard rate is 33% of the settlement or verdict, plus reimbursement for the expense we’ve previously advanced. Our fee never increases like some personal injury attorneys, even if we have to take your case to trial.

Case Worth

As a victim, establishing damages, negotiating with the insurance company, or filing a lawsuit can be daunting and next to impossible without the assistance of an experienced lawyer. As a result, if you have been hurt in an accident, it is important that you contact an attorney as soon as possible to help you recover the compensation to which you are entitled under Indiana law.

Why Hire?

Choosing an attorney that has experience dealing with personal injury law is important to protect your legal rights. If you are trying to recover damages from a business or other type of organization, you can bet that they are going to have a legal team on their side.

Medical Bills

If you were injured by an accident you may be struggling to determine who is responsible for paying your medical bills and holding them accountable. Speak to an experienced personal injury lawyer at The Law Office of William W. Hurst and learn if we may be able to help.

Recovery

After you have been injured, you are entitled to compensation. The type and amount of compensation depends on the injury, bills, the cause of the injury, negligence/bad faith of the defendant, etc. The attorney you retain can also heavy influence your recovery through knowledge, experience, and dedication. Legal terms and phrases can be confusing even after you retain an attorney. If you have been injured, you may wonder how much your case is worth or what your “damages” are. The worse the injuries, the higher the value of the case and the greater need for an experienced attorney