Fatal Construction Accidents

More than 25 years of experience helping the victims of construction accidents

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, construction site accidents killed 816 workers in 2009, about 19 percent of all work-related deaths - more than workers killed in any other sector of industry.

If you lost a loved one in a construction accident in Texas, rely on The Bates Law Firm for highly personalized and experienced representation. Using a wealth of resources and skills developed over the years, certified injury specialist Harry Bates helps you seek the maximum compensation for your loss.

Types of fatal construction accidents in Texas

Our San Antonio lawyer helps family members recover compensation for the loss of a loved one due to fatal construction site accidents resulting from a broad range of causes, including:

  • Falls from scaffolding, ladders, platforms and other heights
  • Defective and unsafe construction equipment
  • Electrocution
  • Fires, explosions and burn injuries
  • Toxic exposure
  • Crush accidents caused by heavy equipment
  • Amputation injuries caused by power tools and other dangerous machinery
  • Inadequate safety measures or safety training by employers
  • Coworker negligence, carelessness or recklessness
  • Negligence by third parties

Helping families recover workers comp benefits after the death of construction workers

At The Bates Law Firm, we strive to recover full and fair compensation for serious or fatal injuries. When a construction worker suffers a fatal injury in an on-the-job accident, our dedicated attorney helps qualifying family members obtain workers compensation benefits:

  • Benefits for medical care before death
  • Burial and funeral benefits
  • Death benefits to replace a portion of lost family income

Aiding families in personal injury litigation for fatal construction accidents

When defective equipment or third-party negligence leads to a fatal construction accident, our Texas attorney helps families seek compensation through wrongful death litigation. With more than 25 years of professional experience in injury law and litigation, we provide strong representation to obtain fair verdicts and settlements for wrongful death damages, including economic losses such as medical and burial expenses and loss of earnings, as well as noneconomic harm such as loss of companionship and physical and mental suffering.

Contact a skilled attorney when your loved one is wrongfully killed in a construction accident

At The Bates Law Firm, we devote our time and resources to helping victims who are injured and families who have lost loved ones because of all types of construction accidents. To learn more about how we can assist in your case, contact our San Antonio attorney online or call 210-226-3777, toll free at 877-716-3777 for a free initial consultation.