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Construction Accidents in Northern Virginia 

Owners and employers have a duty to keep worksites safe.  In most cases in Virginia, a worker injured on a construction site cannot sue another party on that site.  There are cases where that is not true, but that is the general rule.  In order to decide if you can even sue the other party, you need to consult with a lawyer who knows this area of the law.

Construction Accidents & OSHA

OSHA is the U.S. agency in charge of job sites. They may send their people to job sites and prepare reports of injury at a job site. Your attorney must obtain these reports. They may disclose the details of how the injury happened and who is in control of the site.  

The issue of control is a big deal as it determines who is the responsible party. This may be the owner, another contractor, or a party who manages the site. An experienced construction accident attorney can help you determine these key pieces of your case. 

Construction Accidents Involving Product Liability & Premises Liability 

Another factor you must look at in regards to construction accidents is potential product liability.  If the worker was harmed as a result of a defect in a hand tool, for example, that may be a product defect claim.  

You must also consider the accident from a premises point-of-view. If a worker is injured on a job site while dropping off items, you should determine if there is a defect in the premises. Is there a hole that was hidden from view? Is there a missing handrail on a set of stairs? Those are all questions that must be reviewed.

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Over 40 years of experience


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Results of Some Brien Roche Law Cases

Case DescriptionAmount
Wrongful death claim against local healthcare provider$1,000,000
Jury verdict against building owner for slip and fall accident$140,000
Loss of part of finger, premises defect$175,000
Injury to client who suffered severe injuries$240,000
Slip and fall settlement against local building owner$125,000
Each case is different, and results vary depending upon the specific facts and law that apply.

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– Lars P.

Frequently Asked Construction Accident Questions

Many hazards exist within a construction site. Some of the most common accidents include slip and falls, electrical hazards, power tool accidents, potential exposure to hazardous chemicals or asbestos, and cave-ins.

The most important thing you can do is to immediately seek medical help even if you “feel fine”. You could be suffering from internal injuries that have not yet manifested themselves. This is why it’s so critical to get yourself checked out by a qualified doctor after getting into an accident on a construction site.

No! You should under no circumstances talk to an insurance company without the representation of an attorney. Any statements you give them could potentially negatively affect your claim. Let the attorney deal with the insurance company so you can focus on healing.

Yes! We can obtain a copy of their OSHA reports to help your case.

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