San Diego Construction Accident Lawyer

The old phrase "an accident waiting to happen" might well have been coined at a construction site. Whether the project involves residential development, high-rise construction, or highway expansion, every supervisor and worker on the job site needs to be constantly aware of the dangers and risks inherent in their job.

Need a San Diego Construction Accident Attorney?

We can help you understand your options in the aftermath of a serious or fatal construction accident. Contact the San Diego construction accident lawyers at The McClellan Law Firm by calling (619) 215-1488. From excavation accidents to ladder falls, our attorneys have the experience and skill necessary to investigate, develop and present your damages claims at their full value.

Common Construction Site Accidents

Our personal injury attorneys represent workers from all construction trades in claims stemming from:

  • Highway construction zone accidents
  • Falls from scaffolding, roofs, or overhead structures
  • Injuries caused by falling objects or equipment
  • Injuries caused by tools such as nail guns, saws and drills
  • Being crushed or pinned by heavy equipment or construction materials
  • Accidents with earth-moving equipment such as bulldozers or excavators
  • Electrocution from contact with exposed or unsecured wires or voltage boxes
  • Negligent storage of machines, tools, building materials or debris
  • Car accidents involving the delivery of equipment, supplies, or fill dirt

There have been several incidents throughout the country involving massive cranes collapsing. Often, a crane collapse occurs as a result of negligence that could have been prevented. The McClellan Law Firm not only helps injured workers and their families get compensation, but will also works with the crane companies and manufacturers of other heavy equipment to ensure these types of tragic accidents do not occur in the future.

Common Construction Worker Injuries

Unfortunately, when an injury occurs on a construction site, the results are often severe or even fatal.

We are experienced in representing clients who have suffered from a:

To date, The McClellan Law Firm has recovered about $250 million. AV Preeminent-rated* trial lawyer Craig McClellan is the only San Diego attorney invited to join the Inner Circle of Advocates, a professional organization of successful personal injury lawyers limited to 100 members. For a free consultation to discuss your options after a construction accident, call (619) 215-1488 to speak with a San Diego personal injury lawyer.

  • Endorced by the Inner Circle of Advocates

    Craig McClellan is a member of the invitation-only group of the top 100 plaintiff trial lawyers in the United States

  • Attorney McClellan earned a Distinguished rating from Martindale-Hubbell for his achievements.

  • Attorney McClellan has been selected to the list of the Best Lawyers in America every year since 1993.

  • Attorney McClellan is listed as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in Business, Personal Injury, and Product Liability.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan earned one of the top 50 verdicts in California, securing a $15,771,234 verdict for a client seriously injured in a car accident.

  • Attorney McClellan has a 10/10 “Superb” rating, the highest rating an attorney can receive from Avvo.

  • The firm has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, the highest possible rating offered by the organization.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Commercial Litigation in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Personal Injury in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • The firm earned a Tier 1 ranking in Product Liability in the 2019 list of the Best Law Firms.

  • Attorney McClellan has been named the Lawyer of the Year by the Best Lawyers in America in 2012, twice in 2014, and in 2019.

  • Attorney McClellan is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, and previously served on its Board of Directors.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named as one of the “Best Attorneys” by the Los Angeles Times.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named one of the “Best Lawyers” by San Diego Metro.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan was named one of the Top Lawyers in San Diego in Business Litigation by San Diego Magazine.

  • Attorney Craig McClellan has been selected to the list of Super Lawyers every year since 2007.

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