Category Archives: Construction Accident

construction zone

Construction Zone Accidents With Trucks and Buses

  • Feb 18 2021

When there is an accident in a construction zone involving a large vehicle like a bus or tractor-trailer, the victims could include construction workers, drivers, and passengers in motor vehicles, pedestrians, and people riding bicycles. If you got hurt in a collision like this and it was not your fault, a California construction accident attorney could help you go after compensation for your losses. 

Here are some things you need to know about construction zone accidents with trucks and buses:

What We Have to Prove to Hold the At-Fault Party Responsible for Your Injuries

We cannot automatically file a personal injury claim or lawsuit against all the other people involved in the accident.

construction site

Construction Accidents: Second Most Dangerous Industry

  • Oct 6 2020

The construction industry provides many opportunities for workers across a variety of trades.  It also offers excellent career earning opportunities.  However, construction is not without risk, leading almost all other industries in work-related injuries and deaths. 

California workers understand that on job injury accidents and deaths make the construction industry the second most dangerous in the nation. 

Fortunately, California construction accident attorneys are working diligently to hold construction contractors and insurance companies responsible for work-place injury and deaths,

Man who was injured in a construction accident being helped by worker.

Five Construction Accident Facts You May Not Know

  • Apr 10 2020

Each year construction workers, visitors, and others are injured or killed on construction sites. Construction site accidents account for approximately one-fifth of worker fatalities. Individuals injured on construction sites may be entitled to compensation from the property owner, construction company, or other parties. Our California construction accident attorneys can help you determine who is at fault for your construction accident and help you pursue a claim for damages.

Facts About Construction Accidents You Need to Know


Workers on a building construction site.

Ten Safety Measures to Prevent Accidents at Building Construction Sites

  • Feb 17 2020

Construction site accidents result in thousands of deaths and injuries each year. While it may be impossible to control all conditions at a construction site, owners, operators, and employees can take steps to prevent accidents at building construction sites. Our California construction accident lawyers encourage all parties to implement and utilize safety measures at construction sites to help prevent injuries and the tragic loss of life.

Ten Safety Measures That Can Prevent Building Construction Site Accidents


J&Y Law Firm discusses California's move-over law.

Road Construction and California’s Move-Over Law: Preventing Injury and Death

  • Oct 4 2019

Road construction accidents are dangerous for drivers and construction crew members. It is important that drivers pay close attention to work zone signs, including speed limits for work zones. Slowing down and remaining alert are two of the best ways to avoid a construction zone accident. Another way to avoid an accident is to obey California’s move-over law for construction zones. If you are injured in a construction zone accident, contact a California personal injury attorney to review your rights and options for recovering compensation for your injuries and damages.

Construction worker with an injured leg being helped by a coworker.

Injured in a Construction Accident? Know Your Rights.

  • Jul 19 2018

It seems like construction projects are everywhere around us. Construction workers perform a vital economic and public service, but construction work is fraught with risk and injury. While any construction worker will tell you that risks are part of the job, injury is absolutely not part of the job. If you are injured while working on a construction project, you have legal options to help you seek the compensation you deserve.

What Causes Construction Accidents?

Accidents occur on construction rights for a variety of reasons.  

What is the biggest cause of California construction accidents?

  • Jan 21 2018

Large cities like Los Angeles and San Diego are constantly growing. But there is a price to pay for all that construction as California construction accident attorneys see all too often.

When a construction site worker is injured or killed on the job, there can be many potential parties to the victim’s personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit depending on the circumstances of the case. Potential responsible parties can include property owners, contractors or sub-contractors, project managers or supervisors, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, and more.

Construction sites are overrun with loud,

Construction Accident Details Covered Up at California Zoo

Construction Accident Details Covered Up at California Zoo

  • Dec 28 2017

What kind of accident occurred the day before the Africa Rocks exhibit at the San Diego Zoo opened?

What happens in San Diego stays in San Diego. At least that appears to be the case with respect to a California construction accident that occurred recently on San Diego zoo property.

Representatives and spokesmen for the San Diego Zoo– as well as the construction company that the three (or possibly four) injured workers had contracted with– were tight-lipped about all aspects of the accident which occurred the day before the new Africa Rocks exhibit was to open and halted construction work for the day.

Injured by Falling Debris at A California Construction Site – Who Is Liable?

  • Jun 15 2017

The construction industry is one of the largest, and also one of the most dangerous in the country. Some worksites are in the middle of a city, have lots of heavy machinery, or have a lot of people working in close proximity to each other, all of which can create a hazardous working environment.

Across the nation, the construction industry ranks third for accidental deaths. The California construction industry is tightly regulated and has strict safety laws, but accidents still happen. You have the right to bring a personal injury lawsuit if you are a construction worker,

2 Workers Hurt In Construction Accident At New Facebook Building

  • Jun 15 2017

What Duties Do California Construction Employers Have To Their Employees?

On April 26, 2017, a serious accident took place during the construction of a new Facebook building in Menlo Park. While working, a beam encountered a “catastrophic failure,” and seriously injured two ironworkers are lucky to be alive.

What Happened?

The other construction workers at the site who saw the accident reported that the two injured ironworkers were working at a height of forty feet on Facebook’s Building 21 when, around 5:30 PM,

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