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Construction Accident Attorney

Have you been injured on the job? A construction site accident can devastate you financially, physically, and emotionally. 

Unfortunately, workers' compensation might not be enough to recover from your financial losses and injuries.

The attorneys at Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC in Salt Lake City, UT, can help explore your options for maximum compensation.

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Our attorneys can help maximize your recovery by exploring all possible avenues for obtaining compensation. We can evaluate your case to determine if any third parties are liable for your injuries. If so, we can file a claim to help ensure you receive just compensation. Contact our Salt Lake City, UT, law firm.

The Cause of Your Injury  Determines the Type of Case You Can Pursue

Our construction accident lawyers will evaluate your case to determine the best way to pursue maximum compensation. Contact our Utah law firm to request your free consultation. 

Types of Construction Accidents How We Can Help You Pursue Compensation

Many construction accidents occur due to simple negligence. The type and cause of your injury determine the amount of compensation you are eligible to recover. Some accidents may implicate a third party, while others are handled through workers' compensation.

Third-Party Liability

Third-party liability refers to negligence by another, like the manufacturer of a product. Common third-party liability accidents include power tool accidents, heavy machinery accidents, and vehicle accidents. Third-party construction accident claims are typically handled like any other personal injury claim, allowing us to seek the compensation you probably will not receive from the insurance company.

Workers' Compensation

Workers' compensation applies if the injury was caused by the negligence of a construction worker's employer. In most construction accident cases, workers' compensation benefits are the sole source of financial restitution. Workers' compensation claim injuries can include unsafe premises, slip-and-fall accidents, scaffolding collapses, and ladder accidents. 

We Can Evaluate Your Case to Determine Liability

A thorough evaluation by our construction accident attorneys can help determine if a third party may be liable for your injury, or if you are limited to the benefits through your workers' compensation insurance company. The case may not always be black and white. For example, in a ladder accident, there may be grounds for a product liability claim against the ladder's manufacturer. This is one example of how hiring a personal injury lawyer can help you maximize compensation.

Get the Money You Deserve File Your Construction Accident Claim With Our Utah Attorneys

The construction accident lawyers at Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC take pride in helping the citizens of Utah get the money they deserve. We are a client-focused legal team who fights to exceed our client's needs and secure maximum compensation. We have a solid system in place to ensure each construction accident claim has as much attention to detail as possible.

Our attorneys are known for handling the tough cases other lawyers in our area don't feel confident taking on. Nearly three-quarters of our clients are referred to us by other firms.

Learn how our attorneys can help you recover from your construction site accident. Contact our Salt Lake City, UT, construction accident lawyers to request your free consultation.

(801) 335-6467

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"The firm was a pleasure to work with, very professional, responsive and really helped us through the process.  This was a first time experience for us and they really set us at easy through entire process and help us reach an agreeable settlement.  We would highly recommend Yonker Hyde Macfarlane. PLLC." Greg Furness

Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer No Matter the Cause of Your Construction Accident

Our attorneys have a thorough understanding of Utah law. We can evaluate your construction accident case to determine the path that could lead to maximum compensation. Our construction accident lawyers can help you:

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Establish Liability

You can seek damages from workers' compensation or a third party based on the cause of your injury. If it can be shown that a third party contributed to your construction site accident, we can explore a personal injury claim outside of workers' compensation. Our construction accident lawyers can use our network of experts in forensics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, accident reconstruction, manufacturing, and design to determine third-party liability. 

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Seek Damages

In a strict workers' compensation case, damages are typically limited to medical bills and a percentage of wages lost because of your injury. If the cause of your construction accident is due to a third party, our attorneys can pursue compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, future related medical expenses, loss of future wages, inhibited earning capacity, and intangibles like emotional and physical pain and suffering. If you suffered a permanently debilitating injury, we will work diligently to help ensure the damages awarded are sufficient to provide for a lifetime of care.

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"Younker Hyde Macfarlane, I can't say enough good things about this firm. Me and my 2 brothers lost our mother, due to the negligence of other people and would give anything to have her back... It has been several years now and we finally finished our journey with them and I could not be more happy with the choice we made to use this law firm. They have continually encourage us, believed in us and made us actually feel cared for and protected...This law firm was not about the money they were going to make off of us, but the concern they had for the death of our mother. Younker Hyde Macfarlane, they got justice for my mom, some healing for us knowing that the negligence was not going to go unnoticed, monetary or otherwise." Shelly Christenson
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Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC

At Younker Hyde Macfarlane, PLLC, our attorneys have decades of combined experience in complex cases. We represent clients in all types of personal injury cases, with a special focus on medical malpractice claims. Our firm is associated with the following professional organizations:

  • Utah Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association

To schedule an appointment, please contact us online or call (801) 335-6467.

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