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Texas Construction Workers Face a Confusing Web of Legal Responsibility After an On-the-Job Injury

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Large construction sites can be confusing places, bustling with bodies, equipment, noise, and movement. But, aside from the organized chaos that’s the norm on many construction sites across Texas, there’s also a web of legal chaos that can snare unwary workers who have been injured.

Multiple Responsible Parties Can Cause Confusion in the Aftermath of Construction Accidents

When it comes time to start asking questions about compensation, construction workers often have a difficult time determining who is responsible for the cost of their injuries, and they may have to follow a trail of legal responsibility that involves numerous people and companies who may be responsible. These parties may include:

  • The construction company
  • A supervisor or manager
  • Contractors
  • Property owners
  • Negligent individuals
  • The person responsible for maintaining equipment involved in the accident
  • The company that manufactured faulty equipment

Each of these parties will likely do everything they can to minimize their potential liability after an injury—sometimes even at the cost of the injured worker’s well-being. That’s why it’s so important to reach out for legal help after you’ve been injured in a construction accident.

Narrowing down who may be responsible in your case may be simple, or it may be complicated—but it’s easy to get clear answers. Besides helping you navigate the web of responsibility after you have been hurt on the job, our Colleyville team of experienced injury attorneys can also help you protect your rights and fight for what you truly deserve. Simply call us today at 817-380-4888 to talk more about your concerns.

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