Encino Construction Site Injury Lawyer
Construction sites are some of the most dangerous places to work. Unfortunately, preventable accidents often happen, leading to life-changing injuries and death. If you have been injured or a loved one was killed in a construction accident, you may be entitled to receive compensation over and above California workers’ compensation benefits.
- The Castranova Law Offices obtained a large settlement when I was hurt by a drunk driver even though I had no car insurance.
- Mr Castranova went to trial on my case and was victorious when the other party tried to wrongfully take my home.
- Mr Castranova got my son a generous settlement in court when he was injured in a school ground accident, he can now have a more secure future.
- Mr Castranova will fight for you in court. He got me settlement of over $700,000 when the bus company that injured me did not want to compensate me for my injuries.
At the Law Offices of Elia J. Castranova, we have the experience and knowledge needed to help you obtain all of the compensation you are entitled to receive. Our firm’s Encino construction site injury lawyer Elia J. Castranova understands the complex construction laws and regulations and knows how to apply them to your case. To schedule a free consultation with Mr. Castranova, contact us online or call 1(818) 284-4779.
Pursuing All Sources of Compensation in Construction Site Accidents
The vast majority of construction site injuries are caused by either another person’s negligence or defective equipment. Determining who caused your accident can be a highly complex task. Mr. Castranova has a deep understanding of liability and construction laws. He will complete a full investigation at the scene of the accident to determine who was at fault. From property owners and subcontractors to equipment manufacturers, he will pursue all avenues of potential compensation.
Additionally, he will work closely with your doctor to determine the full extent of your injuries. This ensures that the settlement you receive will cover all of your current and future financial needs.
Our firm focuses on the most serious construction site accident cases, including:
- Falls from scaffolding or ladders
- Accidents caused by heavy machinery, including cranes and bulldozers
- Knee injuries
- Head injuries
- Fatal accidents
Schedule a Free Consultation with an Encino Construction Site Accident Lawyer Today
Contact our firm online or call 818-817-4779 to schedule a consultation with lawyer Elia J. Castranova. We handle cases on a contingency fee basis. That means that you pay attorney fees only if we obtain compensation for you.
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In cases involving construction place accidents, it is important to figure out who is responsible for the injury the client sustained. If the client is injured by his employer or because of the employer’s negligence, the injuries would be covered under worker’s compensation. But, if the injury was caused by a subcontractor or another party involved in the construction site that the injured person is not employed by, a suit can be brought against the third party to recover for injuries sustained in the accident.
I had a case at the water treatment plant here in Los Angeles where my client, who was employed by the electric company, was running electric cable in the basement area of a new building with rather poor lighting. At the same time as my client was working in the basement, there was another contractor who was cutting plumbing pipe and using oil to lubricate the cutting machinery. While my client was pulling some cable, he slipped on some spilled oil and sustained a debilitating knee injury. The injury required surgery and prevented my client from working for over a year. Typically, this is the type of situation where a person usually goes on disability, but disability doesn’t pay very much and does nothing to address other expenses incurred as a result of the injury. In these cases, we make sure to obtain a substantial enough settlement to cover any surgeries, loss of wages, and perhaps most importantly sustained disability that might prevent them from fully functioning in the future or force them to drastically change their way of life or source of income. In this particular case we were able to collect from both the water treatment plant and the plumbing company without even going to trial.
Elia J Castranova