If you have suffered an injury by falling from a ladder that was caused by another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation that The Werner Law Firm’s legal team of experienced ladder accidents lawyers can help you fight to recover.
At a construction site, one of the most common causes of injuries occur from ladder accidents, however, they often happen in other various fields of work too, such as the design and manufacturing industries. Even a minor failure in a component of the ladder can result in significant failure.
VARIOUS CAUSES & FACTORS OF LADDER ACCIDENTS
- Failure to provide fall protection.
- Failure to properly train staff using ladders.
- Failure to ensure that the ladders are slip resistant.
- Failure to regularly inspect ladders.
- Using the wrong-sized ladder for particular job.
- Using the ladder on a slippery surface.
WHAT TO DO AFTER A LADDER ACCIDENT
After suffering such injuries, your first action should be to seek professional legal guidance and representation. At The Werner Law Firm, our ladder accidents lawyers can help you create a strategic and legally sound plan to fight for the best possible outcome.
You should keep hold of all parts of the ladder so that experts can examine it to determine the specific cause of failure. In addition, you should document the following information:
- Details of the scene of the accident.
- Location of the ladder.
- Any defective parts.
You will also want to take video or pictures of the scene. Any information that you can obtain from the scene of the accident can help us build a solid case on your behalf.
EXPERIENCED LADDER ACCIDENTS LAWYERS & REPRESENTATION
The Werner Law Firm has been in business serving Southern California for nearly 40 years, exercising our legal experience to fight for full and just monetary compensation. If you need help, we can provide the quality legal guidance that you need and deserve.
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