Construction Accidents


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 150,000 construction accidents occur each year. Over 4,000 construction accidents end up with a fatality. These construction accidents are due to the nature of the work, work conditions, height of where the work is performed (whether on a scaffold, planks, roofs or other elevated platforms), equipment accidents, falling objects, roof cave-ins, floor cave-ins and more.

Workers at construction sites are subject to special provisions in the Law for their safety.

The following are the most frequently violated OSHA standards and regulations:

1. Scaffolding

2. Fall protection

3. Hazard communication standard

4 Respiratory protection

5. Control of hazardous energy

6. Electrical, wiring methods

7. Powered industrial trucks

8. Ladders

9. Electrical systems design

10.Machine guarding

Having experienced personal injury attorneys handling your claim will improve the likelihood of a recovery for your severe injuries and the future medical expenses and lost earnings along with the pain and suffering that you experienced.

At Viola Cummings & Lindsay, LLP, our personal injury attorneys have extensive experience in litigating construction accident cases on behalf of injured workers. We will pursue the negligent party to ensure you receive full compensation for your injuries whether by settlement or trial. Our personal injury lawyers have extensive trial experience handling construction accidents for our clients and for clients referred to us from other firms.


If you or someone you know has been injured in a construction accident, call Viola, Cummings & Lindsay, Attorneys at Law, at 716- 285-9555.

There is no fee for the consultation. If we accept your case, we will work on a contingent fee basis meaning if you do not receive payment for your injuries, you do not owe us any fee.

Please keep in mind that there are specific time limitations to file a claim for Personal injuries.