Can I File a Third-Party Lawsuit After a Construction Injury?

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Over 150,000 construction employees in the United States suffer job-related injuries every single year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The construction industry has high rates of workplace fatalities and injuries due to negligent employers and other parties. Most employers are responsible for construction accidents related to hazardous job site conditions, improper safety practices, poor training, and defective tools and equipment. Some construction accidents are caused by third parties. These are parties who do not have an employee-employer relationship with the injured worker. What Is a Third-Party Injury Claim for Construction Injuries? If a party other than a … Read More

Why Are California Slip and Fall Cases Unique?

Slip and fall personal injury lawsuits are common cases that are brought to court, simply because anyone at any time could slip, fall, and seriously injure themselves. In the state of California, there are a few laws and legal doctrines in personal injury lawsuits that you should know about that will definitely affect the outcome of your case. The state’s statute of limitations for slip and fall lawsuits and comparative negligence are two laws that California citizens should know about in case you are ever faced with a slip and fall lawsuit where you were injured. What is the Slip … Read More