Construction Accidents

Construction Site Accident Lawsuits in Connecticut

Because of the heavy equipment involved and the nature of the work, construction sites can produce serious and catastrophic personal injury. Builders and general contractors have a duty to ensure that a basic standard of care is followed, so that work sites are safe. Unfortunately human error or failing machinery can compromise the safety of workers. If you have been injured on a construction site in Connecticut, you need legal counsel to ensure your interests are protected.

Experienced Attorneys for Construction Site Accident Cases

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, the law firm of Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., has been vigorously protecting the rights of injured people throughout the state for more than 25 years.

Our law firm has an AV® rating* under Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system, and several of our attorneys have been named by Connecticut "Super Lawyers" magazine as among the top attorneys in Connecticut. Since 1988, we have recovered millions of dollars for injury victims, including workers and bystanders involved in construction site accidents. Details about some of our recent settlements and verdicts are available on the Cases & Verdicts page of this Web site.

We handle all types of claims resulting from construction accidents, including

  • Crane accidents
  • Construction site falls
  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Injuries involving mechanical equipment
  • Defective or hazardous machinery

Workers' Compensation Claims and Construction Site Accidents

If you have been injured on a construction site, you may be able to file a workers' compensation claim. We will evaluate your case and help you determine whether a workers' compensation claim is appropriate. We can also handle all aspects of a personal injury lawsuit based on a construction site accident. We know that your losses can go beyond the physical injury, and can include lost wages or income, extensive medical bills, and loss of companionship or consortium. We will identify all your damages and help you get full and fair compensation for all your losses.

Contingency Fees ∙ Free Consultations

At Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., we handle all construction accident injury cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that we do not get paid unless and until you receive a settlement or a jury award. Our fees in workers' compensation cases are set by state law at a reasonable percentage of the total back benefits awarded.

To schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced personal injury lawyers, contact Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., today. Call 866-689-1248 or send us an e-mail .