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Construction Accidents

Every year countless construction workers are wounded or killed at construction sites. Construction workers face a greater danger of work-related injury or death than employees in any other United States industry. This is true even though construction companies are required by California labor laws to employ safety engineers and apply several safety measures. At the Law Office of Ben Roberts, we believe that the people who do not obey labor laws should be required to pay for avoidable construction accidents.   

Construction accidents include:

  • Exploding Gas, Compressors

  • Accidents with Machinery including Nail Guns, Fork Lifts, Punch Presses, Elevators, etc.

  • Building and Structure Collapses

  • Cutting, Logging, Brazing, and Welding Accidents

  • Equipment Accidents

  • Electricity, Fire and Explosion Accidents

  • Ladder and scaffolding Accidents


If you have been involved in a construction site accident, it is important that you call an experienced attorney immediately. The Law Office of Ben Roberts will begin a comprehensive investigation of your accident in order to protect essential evidence. Our office employs highly experienced staff that will not only take photographs, collect documentation, contact witnesses, but will also start consulting with industry specialists to protect your claim. It is not uncommon for our office to send out investigators the same day you call our office in order to protect the evidence of the accident.

The attorneys at the law office of Ben Roberts will provide thorough legal services to construction site accident victims.  Due to our familiarity in handling work site-related accidents, including challenging construction companies, developers, and insurance companies, our office is able to not only rapidly file the claim, but also to quickly gain results.

Here at the Law Office of Ben Roberts we diligently work towards gathering all of the relevant evidence before we file the claim in order to gain the best position during litigation. Our attorneys will provide a free consultation and will immediately begin collecting evidence for your construction site-related accident. Our office realizes that important physical evidence can be lost very shortly following an accident and potential witnesses may become difficult to track down, therefore we will instantaneously begin collecting proof on your case.  Call our office if you or a loved one have been injured in a construction site accident. Here at the Law Office of Ben Roberts we are devoted to guaranteeing our clients the support and service that they deserve.


Often times construction site accidents can leave its victims with horrible injuries.  These types of cases can be complicated to pursue because of the number of potential defendants, including the insurance companies, property owners, general contractors, developers, investors, etc.  The good news is that the defendants are usually rich companies, meaning they have deep pockets.  That bad side to that is they have very good legal teams hired to avoid any fault.

Sometimes the victims of construction site accidents only file worker’s compensation claims which are usually insufficient as they only compensate for lost wages and medical expenses. Pain and suffering is not covered by Workers’ compensation, so those wanting to recover will have to file another lawsuit. 

Here at the Law Office of Ben Roberts, we will act quickly and provide you with your legal options and pick the best route for your case to get you the compensation you deserve. Our office will investigate whether your accident is caused due to the negligence of your employer, owner of the property, or other parties involved. There may also be a claim for negligence against people or companies under multiple insurance policies, including a commercial or general liability policy of the construction site owner. For these reasons it is essential that you contact our attorneys immediately following your accident in order for them to preserve the evidence and question witnesses to provide you with the strongest case possible. In order to bring your construction site accident claim, it is crucial that the important evidence is protected for investigation. Therefore, hiring an attorney quickly can make the difference between winning and losing.    

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