Struck By A Falling Object
Were You Seriously Injured By A Falling Object?
Falling objects can cause serious injuries, and while these incidents are most common on construction sites, they can occur anywhere there are objects overhead. Whether you were injured by a smaller object like a brick, tool, metal fitting, etc. or a larger object like a crate, sheet metal, wood beam, etc., your injuries may result in permanent damage and / or significant medical bills. If your injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, an experienced personal injury attorney can help you secure the compensation you deserve.
Call us at (619) 215-1488 to speak with a member of The McClellan Law Firm today.
Who Is Most At Risk?
While anyone could suffer an injury after being struck by a falling object, construction workers are the most at risk of being injured by a falling object. If an item is left unsecured, not put away properly or left in a precarious position, the risk of injury dramatically increases for anyone walking below. Some of the more common falling objects that workers need to look out for include:
- Power tools
- Metal fittings
- Sheet metal
- Metal beams
- Wood beams
- Cinder blocks
While larger and more cumbersome objects pose the most obvious risk to passersby, even a small bolt or screw can cause serious damage if it falls from a high enough distance. Some of the more common injuries cause by falling objects include:
Contact An Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer Today
Whether you suffered a serious injury while working on a construction site or while you were just walking down the street, you may be able to file a lawsuit in order to recover compensation for your injuries and any other damages you may have incurred. At The McClellan Law Firm, our San Diego personal injury lawyers have dedicated their careers to providing seriously injured victims with the experienced and passionate legal representation they require during their time of need. If your injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, call us at (619) 215-1488 to tell us more about your case, or fill out our online form to request a free case evaluation today.