New Hampshire & Maine Construction Accidents
Were you injured in a work-related accident?
The construction industry is one of the most essential sectors of our nation. Whether it is the residential, industrial, infrastructure or commercial industry, construction workers bring communities and business to life. With large machinery, heavy objects and other hazards, construction sites play host to thousands of accidents and countless injuries and fatalities each year. Some of the most common construction accidents include:
- Falling objects
- Faulty and malfunctioning equipment
- Fires and explosions
- Toxic exposure
Just as with any employer, construction companies are obligated to provide safe and healthy working conditions for their employees. There are also a number of federal laws and regulations surrounding the construction sector and the rights of workers. Despite these precautions, accidents are still frequent. When injured workers pursue compensation through their employers, they often find that it fails to fully meet their needs. This results in serious financial struggles and significant consequences to their personal well-being.
Legal Assistance for Construction Workers
Personal injury claims for construction accidents entail a number of technical legal difficulties. Aside from potential factual disputes, construction accident claims are also rife with dense regulations. Our New Hampshire lawyers have specializations in workers' compensation, personal injury law, premises liability law and the many federal laws established by OSHA. In past cases, we have successfully implemented this knowledge into building strong claims.
If you are a construction worker who has experienced a work-related accident, our firm is prepared to help you complete the legal actions you need to obtain full compensation. We also represent individuals who are not construction workers and may have been injured as innocent bystanders.
For more information about your case, what you can expect during the legal process and how Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. can help, contact our firm today.
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Settlement in Wrongful Death Lawsuit $2 Million
D. Michael Noonan represented the parents of Jacob Goulet, a teen who died after being swept away in a storm drain, in a wrongful death case against the city of Nashua.
Pedestrian Run Over by Tractor Trailer Truck $1.7 Million
Pedestrian injured by tractor trailer truck making illegal U-turn received a settlement of $1,700,000.00 as compensation.
Settlement for Second-Floor Fall Victim $1.5 Million
A young man was injured in fall from unsafe second-floor sliding door received a settlement of $1,500,000.00 as compensation.
Motorcycle Passenger Struck by Car & Injured $1.25 Million
Woman passenger on a motorcycle injured in a car crash received $1,250,000.00 as compensation.
Motorcyclist Killed in Collision With Automobile $1.25 Million
Family receives $1,250,000.00 in compensation in wrongful death claim.
Settlement of Estate of Worker Killed by Electrocution $1.225 Million
Settlement was pieced together from four defendants, following the electrocution of a lineman for a cable construction company.
Recovered for Woman Exposed to Dangerous Drug $1.05 Million
A woman was harmed by the use of a dangerous drug received a settlement of $1,050,000.00 as compensation.
Arbitration Award for Woman Injured in Motor Vehicle Accident $1 Million
Attorney D. Michael Noonan successfully arbitrated this case for a woman seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident including serious leg injury and a mild traumatic brain injury.
Pedestrian vs. Automobile $699 Thousand
Elderly pedestrian walking on the sidewalk when an elderly female driver loses control of her vehicle driving up onto the sidewalk striking the pedestrian causing serious injuries to both legs.
Automobile vs. Tractor Trailer $550 Thousand
Tractor-trailer driving down a rural hill, Plaintiff driving up the hill on the opposite side of the road, a collision occurs near the centerline during a snow storm causing serious injuries to the Plaintiff.
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