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Los Angeles Attorneys Representing Those Injured by Falling Objects

REPRESENTING VICTIMS INJURED BY FALLING OBJECTS ON CONSTRUCTION SITES IN EL MONTE, SANTA MONICA, LANCASTER, LOS ANGELES, AND THROUGHOUT LOS ANGELES

Falling objects on a construction site can be the cause of some of the most serious injuries, including paralysis, and can even result in a wrongful death. The attorneys of Ellis Personal Injury Law are experienced in representing individuals who have been injured on construction sites throughout the Greater Los Angeles area, San Fernando Valley, Long Beach, and OrangeCounty.

A traumatic brain injury can be caused by an item as small as a bolt. If you or a loved one has been injured by a falling object, an attorney can assert your rights.

Contact our firm to speak to a falling objects attorney as soon as possible

A small bolt or piece of wood can cause brain injuries. Depending on the height from which the bolt fell, the speed or velocity the bolt gains while falling may be a crucial factor in your case. If the falling item was as large as a tool or heavy piece of equipment the injury could be severe, and may even result in a wrongful death. If you or a loved one was injured by a falling object, you should discuss your case with one of our construction site and falling object accident attorneys.

Our investigators are trained and equipped to locate witnesses, find evidence, and to work with clients with compassion. In cases involving head trauma, we have the best experts to determine the cause, to determine if equipment was properly installed and if the building was up to code properly. Were the parts maintained appropriately? Was there proper working area warning signs that were visibly placed? These questions get answered by our investigators and experts for your cases.

We are available to represent you in a falling object or construction site accident case, including:

  • Unsecured or falling equipment
  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Forklift accidents
  • Crane accidents
  • Wrongful death
  • Burns, electrocution, and explosions
  • Improper equipment
  • Failing security measures
  • Falling accidents
  • Trench collapses
  • Construction injuries and death
  • Machinery defects
  • Workers’ compensation

It is hard to predict why such an accident may occur. Workers may not have been properly trained, or the site may not be managed up to legal standards. If you have been injured by a falling object at a construction site or elsewhere, you should contact a lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your right to recover compensation. Even if you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits, you may be eligible for additional damages if a third party (someone other than your employer or a coworker) caused your injuries. Examples of third parties include manufacturers, a subcontractors, and landlords. Settlements and verdicts awarded to victims of construction accidents caused by third-party negligence are typically much greater than workers’ compensation.

At the law office of Ellis Personal Injury Law, our attorneys work closely with medical economists and life care planners in determining the financial impact of a injury sustained by a falling object. We also work with medical experts and neurologist  who can offer a detailed prognosis for our client and the kinds of medical treatment and costs they face. We will also work with you in obtaining home care if needed. Our team is dedicated to your recovery.

FEE ARRANGEMENT

At Ellis Personal Injury Law, we take all cases on a “contingent fee” basis. A contingent fee basis means that the attorneys are paid only at the time when, and if, they recover money damages for the client. A contingent fee thereby allows an injured person with little or no financial resources to obtain competent legal assistance. At the time recovery is obtained, the attorneys’ fee is a percentage of the award in the case. If there is no recovery, there will be no attorneys’ fees.*

Free consultation: If you or a loved one has suffered from a falling object injury, please contact our qualified and experienced personal injury lawyers to schedule a confidential and honest assessment of your case.

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* Case expenses are advanced by our firm and are reimbursed to the firm by the client at the conclusion of the case.