Portland Construction Injury Lawyers
Hurt on the job in Washington or Oregon? Paulson Coletti can help.
Construction jobs are among the most dangerous in the United States. Every
week, individuals in this field are seriously hurt or even killed. At
Paulson Coletti, we work with clients who have suffered severe injuries
or who have lost loved ones.
Our Portland personal injury lawyers accept cases that we believe in; cases
we are confident that we can win. Because we are passionate about pursuing
justice, we work hard to help our clients stand up for their rights even
against the most formidable opponents — and our track record proves
that we have the resources and the ability to do so effectively.
Risks Faced by Construction Workers
Occupational hazards associated with the construction industry include,
but are not limited to:
- Chemical / electrical burns
- Falling heavy objects
- Crane accidents
- Machinery malfunction
- Exposure to harmful chemicals such as asbestos
- Explosions / fires
- Falls from scaffolding
Numerous state and federal laws are designed to protect workers. At the
national level, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)
details safety regulations that must be observed by employers in the United States.
When injured by a General Contractor, Sub Contractor or other person who
is not your direct employer, Oregon's Employer Liability Law and Safe
Employment Act give you, as an injured worker, rights beyond just workers'
Put 100+ Years of Collective Legal Experience on Your Side
Learn more about Oregon's Employer Liability Law and your other legal
rights as an injured worker when you call Paulson Coletti. Each of our
Portland personal injury lawyers is experienced at representing people
who have suffered injuries at construction sites.
To schedule a
free case evaluation
and to take the next step after an injury, we invite you to
call Paulson Coletti