Construction Accidents in Missouri

Attorneys Serving Springfield & Joplin

Many people go to work every day, but few face as high of risk of danger in their daily jobs as construction workers. Data from the federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) shows that of the 3,929 workers killed on the job in 2013, approximately 796 were construction workers. This means that out of all industries in the United States, construction causes more than 20%, or one in five, of all worker deaths.

Leading Causes of Construction-Related Injuries

Over half of all construction worker deaths in 2013 were caused by four main danger areas — referred by to OSHA as the "Fatal Four."

These categories are as follows:

  • Struck by object
  • Electrocutions
  • Caught in / between
  • Falls

Many of these accidents are caused by unsafe situations and violations of OSHA safety standards. When workers are subjected to conditions that are not up to code, their bosses, supervisors, and managers put them at risk. If you or someone you love was hurt in a construction site accident, contact the Springfield attorneys at Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C. to find out if we can help.

Meet with our personal injury lawyers for free.

There are many reasons to hire an attorney after a construction accident. Often, it’s beneficial to discuss your options with a professional who can help protect your rights and interests as you move forward. Our team at Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C. has over 235 years of collective legal experience. We understand the world of workers’ compensation: contact us today to find out if we can help you.

To schedule a complimentary consultation at our firm, or to learn more about how we may be able to defend your rights and interests after a construction accident, call Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

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    We make sure that we are available to answer our clients’ questions, breaking down the complex legal jargon and using plain English. There is no “one size fits all” answer — your case needs and deserves individual attention, and this is what we are prepared to provide.

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    Our team has over 235 years of combined experience, handling over ten thousand personal injury cases. We are committed to professional excellence in every aspect of what we do and how we do it. We have over 65 employees with an exclusive focus on injury claims.

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    We strive to meet our clients where they are and provide the service they need. Suffering an injury is a difficult time in an individual’s life; you need representation that understands both the worries you may be feeling and the world you are now dealing with. Let us help ensure your rights are protected.

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Why People Love Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C.

  • “My experience as a client was no less than phenomenal. The attorney who handled my case was great. my biggest praise goes to the paralegal who was there for me every moment, Peggy Forest.”

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