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Construction Accident Injuries

Construction Accident Injuries

Construction Accident Lawyers in South Carolina Handling Serious Injuries

construction1Construction accident injuries in South Carolina can change people’s lives forever. In a construction accident, a crane accident or scaffolding collapse can cause a serious injury that prevents people from working or moving normally for months or years or even permanently. In certain extreme circumstances, a construction accident can even result in death, which may be grounds for a wrongful death lawsuit or claim in South Carolina.

The construction injury attorneys at McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips have years of experience investigating and trying to verdict complex cases. If you were injured in a construction accident, you may be entitled to compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering and more. Don’t wait to contact us. We offer a free case review.

Some of the more common construction accident injuries include:

Chemical burns

Chemical burns at construction sites in South Carolina can be severe due to the powerful chemicals often used at construction sites. When a worker is exposed to industrial chemicals, he can sustain first-degree burns, second-degree burns or even third-degree chemical burns that require immediate medical attention. While you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, there also may be third party liability. That means a party other than your employer may have been responsible. In such cases, you can file a lawsuit against the third party to seek pain and suffering and other damages.

If you choose to hire us to represent you, we will carefully investigate your chemical burn case and help determine who’s responsible for your injury. We know how devastating these types of injuries can be. They typically require lengthy treatment and rehabilitation – and can lead to long-term financial hardship. We will vigorously advocate on behalf of you to make sure you receive full and fair compensation for your losses.

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Asbestos exposure

Asbestos exposure cases are among the most complicated construction accident injuries that our injury lawyers in South Carolina deal with. Determining who’s ultimately responsible for your asbestos injury can be very difficult. That’s because construction workers exposed to asbestos are often removing such hazardous construction materials installed decades ago.

Asbestos used to be regularly used in insulation and other, often fire-retardant building materials. But most companies stopped using asbestos decades ago because the fibers in asbestos were found to cause many serious illnesses, including mesothelioma, a form of cancer. Symptoms of illnesses caused by exposure to asbestos often don’t appear for decades. That’s why litigating such cases can be so difficult.

Our SC construction accident attorneys know how to research such cases and determine exactly who’s responsible for compensation you for your asbestos exposure injury. To find out more, contact us for a free case review.

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Head injury

Head injury construction accidents in SC demand immediate medical attention. They also demand strong legal action from a top-notch construction accident injury lawyer in South Carolina familiar with such serious construction accident injuries. When someone sustains an injury to the head on the job, the consequences can be dramatic.

In an instant, you might no longer be able to work or move normally. Serious head injuries often result in traumatic brain injuries, which could lead to permanent brain damage. A head injury can also cause paralysis. Such serious injuries demand a strong, experienced South Carolina head injury lawyer at McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC. If necessary, our attorneys can help you file a lawsuit in South Carolina. We will aggressively pursue compensation for you.

Head injuries impact more than just the person injured while at work. The families of injury victims must often change their lives to care for a loved one who suffers a head injury on the job. We can help here as well. We can work with you to negotiate a settlement that provides financial compensation to pay for the care of a loved one so your entire family does not have to suffer financially. We’re constantly looking out for your best interests.

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Construction accidents that result in paralysis are among the most serious accidents we handle at McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC. When someone becomes paralyzed due to a workplace injury, there are so many legal issues that need to be addressed. That’s why it’s critical you contact us as soon as possible. We can work with your family and help you decide the best course of action.

Construction workers can become paralyzed on the job any number of ways, including falling from a height or a scaffolding collapse. Whatever the cause of your construction injury, we can thoroughly investigate your accident and dig deep for the facts. Investigating construction accidents requires a great amount of skill and resources. Our South Carolina accident attorneys have dedicated their careers to uncovering the truth. That’s because they know the stakes are so high. The work we do today could make a dramatic difference in your family’s lives for many years to come.

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Loss of arm or leg

At McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC, our experienced construction accident lawyers in South Carolina work hard to help construction workers who have lost an arm or leg in a construction accident. Such accidents can happen fast, but the effects can last a lifetime.

Amputation accidents at construction sites are more common than some people might realize. In an instant, someone can lose an arm, leg, hand or foot due to an accident involving power tools or other high-powered machinery. Machinery accidents can cover a wide range, including saws, drills and excavation equipment.

The loss of an arm or leg can also be the result of a forklift accident, crane accident, scaffolding collapse or some other common construction accident. However you accident occurred, we can help you obtain the compensation your rightly deserve to cover the true cost of your accident. We don’t simply think about your short-term financial needs. We work hard to help your family remain financially stable for many years to come.

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