We Offer Free Consultations    CONTACT US

Construction Accidents

Denver construction worker accident attorneys represent workers suffering from work-related injuries that occur on the job site.

The construction industry has one of the highest injury rates in any field. On any given worksite, workers are exposed to a high volume of dangerous equipment, machinery, and risky situations. A thousand things can wrong, and maintaining a safe construction site means more than just wearing a hard hat.

Construction accidents commonly occur from:

• Scaffold or ladder accidents
• Defective machinery and heavy equipment
• Falling objects
• Road work zone accidents
• Failure to implant guardrails or safety nets

If you or someone you know have suffered from an injury because of an accident that occurred in a construction area, then it is crucial to seek help from a trustworthy and experienced Colorado construction accident attorney immediately.

Workers’ Compensation

In most states, including Colorado, employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover lost wages and medical bills for injured employees.

Common workers’ comp benefits for construction workers include:

• Medical expenses (including doctors’ appointments, therapy, medications, and surgeries)
• Wage loss benefits (known as temporary disability benefits)
• Disfigurement benefits (from scarring due to the injury or treatment)
• Permanent disability benefits (either partial or total)
• Death benefits

Construction Accident Liability

Determining which individual caused the accident is oftentimes extremely difficult in construction injuries, but also completely irrelevant. Regardless of who is at fault, if a worker is injured on a jobsite, their employer is obligated to compensate them according to Colorado law. Exceptions are very rare, and in the few cases they do show up, the worker would only lose a portion of their wage loss benefits.

Although liability is generally clear-cut, construction companies may try to escape their responsibility to provide just compensation as obligated under the law. In such cases, you will need a construction worker attorney who will hold them accountable.

Schedule a No Risk, No Cost Consultation with a Construction Accident Attorney today

If you have been injured while working onsite in a construction area, then it is time you called a Denver-based construction worker lawyer today. Attorney and firm founder R. Mack Babcock has extensive hands-on experience and a qualified track record for winning cases on behalf of construction workers all throughout the state of Colorado.

Contact a construction work accident attorney today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about how representation works.

Related Articles From our blog
utility worker injured on the job
Does Workers’ Comp Cover Pre-Existing Injuries Worsened by Employment?

When you’re injured on the job, you can receive benefits […]

image of a workers’ comp morning commute on the interstate
“Does Workers’ Compensation Cover My Drive To and From Work?”

Colorado employers are responsible for providing workers’ compensation benefits to […]

How and when Colorado workers are injured on the job
How Do Colorado Workers Get Hurt?

A recent study by Pinnacol Assurance, a workers’ compensation insurance […]


Client Testimonials


5-star review image
Thank You!
Workers Compensation  |  Lakewood
Retained prior to shoulder surgery to address issues with concurrent employment and wage loss benefits. Settlement negotiated at the end of case.
2016-11-11
"I'm glad I decided to call your law firm and thank you from the button of my heart! "
Herman or Jo, Verified Customer
5-star review image
Awesome Legal Representation
Workers Compensation  |  Colorado Springs
Retained for representation following denial of hip surgery for a work related injury. Following successful hip surgery and recovery, settled the case.
2016-08-13
"Stephanie and her team were so understanding and helpful during the time of my injury. I couldn't have ..."
Chris, Verified Customer
5-star review image
They did a awesome job
Workers Compensation  |  Littleton
Retained for representation after being hit by a concrete chute causing a concussion and neck, shoulder and back pain. Client received necessary treatment and a final settlement was obtained on his behalf.
2016-05-08
"Very eazy to get along with and are there to help you out. Stephanie and the Babcock team ..."
Tpaynebaby, Verified Customer

Read All Reviews

Schedule your free consultation with our attorney. No cost - No commitment.