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As San Diego continues to develop, it has hundreds of construction sites underway at any given time. And, as one might expect, San Diego also has a great deal of construction accidents each year. These accidents are typically caused a negligent worker or equipment operator. Foldenauer Law Group’s personal injury attorneys are well versed in construction practices, standards, and regulations, and work tirelessly to ensure injured victims receive just compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and all other losses that may flow from a construction accident.

Common Construction Injuries

Unfortunately, when construction accidents do occur, victims are more likely to suffer a catastrophic injury, such as the loss of an arm or leg, as the machinery used is capable of cutting, penetrating, or crushing hard substances with a high degree of precision and at a high rate of speed. Often, construction accident victims may have long-term pain or require ongoing medical care. When necessary, our construction accident attorneys routinely secure expert assessments of the extent and potential duration of the injuries sustained so that our clients total rehabilitation is completely accounted for and compensated.
Common examples of construction injuries include:
  • Brain injuries
  • Head and neck injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Severed limbs and appendages
  • Broken bones
  • Paralysis

Common Construction Accidents

The severe and life-altering injuries associated with construction accidents often involves the use of heavy machinery and materials. Poorly maintained equipment and distracted operators can inadvertently cause an injury producing construction accident by putting another individual directly in harm’s way.
Common examples of construction accidents include:
  • Scaffolding Accidents
  • Construction Site Falls
  • Forklift Injuries
  • Electrocution
  • Crane Accidents
  • Ladder Falls
  • Site Debris Accidents
  • Machinery Accidents
  • Falling object accidents
  • Building collapses
  • Compactor accidents
  • Dump truck accidents
  • Dozer accidents
  • Excavator accidents
  • Fires and explosions
  • Ladder accidents
  • Nail gun accidents
  • Saw and cutting blade accidents

Establishing Liability

To establish the liability and fault of any potentially negligent party, we employ experts and investigators to document the facts and determine the individualized circumstances surrounding your construction accident. Site scene analysts and accident reconstructionists can reconstruct or re-enact certain construction accidents and obtain video documentation if necessary. Eye witness testimony is also obtained from each and every witnesses that substantiates your interpretation of the events surrounding the injury, and the negligent party’s irresponsible acts or improper operation or maintenance of construction machinery.
A few of the negligent acts that can cause construction accidents and injure people:
  • Failure to comply with required safety standards
  • Improper use of machinery by the operator
  • Distracted machine operators Disregard of others in crowded environments
  • Improper labeling of unsafe or hazards
  • Poor maintenance and repair of machinery


If you or someone you know has suffered a serious injury in a construction accident as a result of another’s negligence or wrongdoing, or a family member has suffered an accidental death, please call us today at (619) 564-8877. We will provide a free in-person consultation, listen to all of your questions and concerns, assist in obtaining needed medical treatment and care, and develop a winning strategy to maximize recovery and compensation. There are no up-front fees or costs. We do not charge until we win your case. We look forward to earning your trust and the honor of being your attorneys.

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