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Dallas Construction Accident Attorneys

When a Work Accident Harms Employees, Arnold & Itkin LLP is Ready to Hold Negligent Parties Accountable.

If you’re a construction worker who has been injured, or if you lost a loved one in a construction site accident, our team at Arnold & Itkin is here to help you. Since 2004, our attorneys have fought for the rights of the injured, stopping at nothing to get them the medical care and financial stability they need after serious and preventable accidents. We have recovered billions of dollars for our injured clients because of our hard work and our determination to see wrongs set right in civil court.

The representation of injured construction workers is an integral part of our firm’s practice. This is because construction is one of the most dangerous industries—and workers need powerful advocates if they are to have a chance of recovering the full benefits they deserve.

We can help construction workers in Dallas and across the U.S. with claims involving:

  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Ladder accidents
  • Roofing accidents
  • Machinery accidents
  • Power tool accidents
  • Trench collapses
  • Construction vehicle accidents
  • Electrocution
  • Flying or falling objects
  • Crush injuries
  • Amputations
  • Silicosis and other medical conditions

We also represent people who have lost spouses, parents, children, or other loved ones in construction site accidents. Call (888) 493-1629 today to find out how we can help you.

Construction Accident Statistics: Texas & Nationwide

12,300 construction workers were injured in Texas in 2018, according to reports compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS also reported that 107 workers lost their lives. That figure represents about 22% of all workplace fatalities in 2018. Safety standards are in place to protect construction workers, but these numbers show that accidents are still continuing to occur in this field more than any other.

More than half of construction worker fatalities across the U.S. can be traced to one of the four following causes, dubbed the “Fatal Four” by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration:

  • Falls, which accounted for 33.5% of fatalities in 2018
  • Struck by object accidents, which accounted for 11.1% of fatalities
  • Electrocutions, which accounted for 8.5% of fatalities
  • Caught-in/between accidents, which accounted for 5.5% of fatalities

What Causes Construction Worker Injuries & Fatalities?

Safety violations like a lack of standard fall protection, improperly constructed scaffolding, unsafe ladder use, inadequate respiratory protection, and machinery or tool malfunctions are several of the causes behind construction injuries and fatalities. By understanding what caused your accident, we can determine how to help you get the care and support you need. Our Dallas construction accident lawyers work with top experts in engineering, investigation, accident reconstruction, medicine, and other fields to build the strongest cases for our clients. And we’re standing by to see how we can help you.

For your free consultation, give our Dallas office a call at (888) 493-1629. We have the dedication required to fight for the answers you deserve.

Case Results

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  • $8 Billion Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History Arnold & Itkin LLP tried a Risperdal case against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about one of the drug’s most damaging side effects: gynecomastia. Our skill, hard work, and dedication resulted in the third-largest jury verdict ever obtained ...
  • $357 Million Largest Workplace Accident Settlement in Texas history Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a massive nine-figure settlement against a transnational corporation for a workplace incident. The settlement set a Texas record for being the largest personal injury settlement in the state’s history.
  • $205 Million Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients Arnold & Itkin reached a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of clients after several years of hard-fought litigation. The case settled just before trial was set to begin.
  • $171 Million One of the Largest Confidential Settlements in History Arnold & Itkin worked over the course of several years to represent clients in a case that many other law firms turned down. In the end, we were able to obtain a record-setting confidential settlement of $171 million.
  • $117 Million Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History Arnold & Itkin represented a pregnant woman who experienced stomach pain and called Acadian Ambulance. The driver of the ambulance drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck causing the plaintiff's spine to be severed at T4 and for her ...
  • $116 Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
  • $110 Million Record Settlement Achieved for Victims of Defective Products Arnold & Itkin obtained a record settlement for individuals harmed by defective, dangerous products. The result exemplifies our commitment to clients and justice for those seriously injured by the conduct of others.
  • $105 Million Record Settlement for Dangerous Product Victims Arnold & Itkin’s legal team helped represent those harmed by dangerous products. We were successful in recovering a $105 million settlement.
  • $97 Million Massive Settlement Secured for Refinery Workers Arnold & Itkin is proud to share that after months of preparation for trial, our firm was able to secure a huge settlement for clients who were injured in a refinery fire. Find out more now.
  • $92.7 Million Record Settlement for Burn Injury Victim Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a substantial settlement for a man who suffered severe burns in an accident at his job. The settlement set a new record statewide for workers with similar injuries.
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