Construction Accident Lawyer in Hilton Head

1544 Fording Island Road, Suite A
Hilton Head, SC 29926
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Hilton Head, SC Construction Accident

Construction work can be dangerous; thousands of people are injured every year due to construction accidents. When you’re injured in a construction accident, employers or insurance companies may make you a monetary offer — don’t sign anything until you’ve spoken with an attorney. Your claim may be worth much more. 

At Morgan & Morgan, our attorneys are experienced in cases involving construction accidents and can help you recover full and fair compensation. If you or a loved one has been harmed or killed in a construction accident, fill out a free case evaluation form to find out how our Hilton Head attorneys can help.

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  • Cause of Injury

    Accidents on construction sites may have a variety of causes. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) identifies the following as the top four causes of construction fatalities.

    Falls: Workers often perform their tasks at great heights — 65 percent of the construction industry works on scaffolds — which puts them at great risk of injury.

    Struck by Equipment: Large construction equipment, including cranes, trucks, and excavation vehicles, are typically present on a construction site. Workers may be struck by or pinned between these vehicles, causing serious injury or death.

    Cave-ins: Workers can be seriously injured, or killed, when improperly secured trenches collapse or cave in, trapping them inside.  

    Electrical: Serious burns or even electrocution can result when working on electrical aspects of a construction job. Overhead power lines also pose a serious risk of electrical injury on construction sites.

  • Failure to Follow Safety Procedures

    An accident may be the result of an employer’s failure to put in place safety rules or to follow the rules already in place. Failures may include inadequate training or warnings, improperly maintained equipment, or not implementing the requirements mandated by state and federal law. 

    In South Carolina, an employer’s failure to comply with federal or state workplace safety laws may constitute “negligence per se” when an employee is injured as a result. Contact a Hilton Head attorney to learn more.

  • Who Is at Fault?

    While typically the general contractor is ultimately responsible for overall working conditions at a construction site, others may have played a role in the accident, including a sub-contractor, equipment supplier or manufacturer, or design engineers. Determining fault may require analyzing not only the facts of the case, but also relevant contracts and safety rules. 

    Our Hilton Head attorneys can help you determine the responsible parties, which is the first step in pursuing compensation for your injury. Begin the process with a free case evaluation.

  • No Out-of-Pocket Costs

    At Morgan & Morgan, we understand that an injury can lead to financial hardship for you and your family. That’s why we don’t charge any out-of-pocket costs. We work on a contingency fee basis, so we only get paid if your claim is successful.

    Morgan & Morgan has been fighting For the People since the firm was founded in 1988. Since then, we’ve won more than $20 billion for our clients. If you’ve been injured by a construction accident, we’ll fight for you too. Start by completing our free case evaluation form.

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  • Step 3

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    If we take on the case, our team fights to get you the results you deserve.

Settlement

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Customer Story

“I was in a difficult situation when I was injured by a faulty product. I was hesitant to seek legal help but with the help of Morgan & Morgan, they made the process easy. They took immediate action and got me the compensation I deserved. I couldn't have done it without them. I highly recommend their services.” Estate of Patricia Allen v. RJ Reynolds, et al. | 2014


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