Lessions From Litigation
Don't let your loved ones be victims of dangerous work conditions
Implementing the correct safety measure on a construction site could me life or death and help prevent serious injury. Seattle recently experienced a construction site trench collapsing, unfortunately trapping two men in the soil. There are strict rules regulating the safety of trenches. These rules have been around for a long time to prevent exactly these types of deaths from occurring.
In Washington State, general contractors have a non-delegable duty to provide all workers with a safe worksite. If you are a loved one is a victim of an on the job injury because a general contractor allowed a dangerous condition to exist, you may be entitled to compensation beyond the Department of Labor and Industries benefits.