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Construction Injury | Wrongful Death


The workplace can be a dangerous place. OSHA estimates nearly 13 deaths occur on constructions sites every day, and nearly 4 million workers suffer serious injury annually.

Workers’ compensation only partially compensates workers who have been seriously injured, covering limited percentages of the injured worker’s loss of wages and medical care. Labor and Industries does not – and cannot – compensate a worker or their family for the human damages and emotional loss that comes from serious and catastrophic injury. Badgley Mullins Turner PLLC, represents injured workers and their families throughout Washington to achieve such recovery.

Pursuing claims against a contractor, an irresponsible project owner, or a liable third party WILL NOT jeopardize a worker’s right to receive benefits from Labor and Industries. Labor and Industries (L & I) has an interest in seeing that the worker recovers as much as possible from a negligent general contractor or third party. We work closely with L & I to maximize the worker’s benefits while pursuing these claims. If you believe you have a personal injury claim based on the negligence of a contractor, project owner, or liable third party, contact us now.

BADGLEY MULLINS TURNER PLLC, represents injured workers and their families with claims against general contractors, project owners, subcontractors, and third parties for serious injuries and death that result from hazards on construction sites and in the workplace.

  • Death
  • Serious Injury
  • Falls
  • Electrocution
  • Struck by an object
  • Caught in or between heavy machinery or steel beams
  • Paralysis
  • Amputation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Permanent Disability

 

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The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code relate to construction worker safety.

  • Personal protective and lifesaving equipment for construction workers: WAC 296-155-200 through -240
  • Fall protection requirements for construction: WAC 296-155-24601 through -24624
  • Fire protection and prevention: WAC 296-155-250 through -280
  • Signaling and flaggers: WAC 296-155-305 through -315
  • Rigging requirements for material handling: WAC 296-155-336 through -34025
  • Hand and power tools: WAC 296-155-350 through -380
  • Welding and cutting: WAC 296-155-400 through -420
  • Electrical: WAC 296-155-426 through -462
  • Stairways: WAC 296-155-475 through -477
  • Cranes, rigging, and personnel lifting: WAC 296-155-529 through -56435
  • Motor vehicles, mechanized equipment, and marine operations: WAC 296-155-600 through -630
  • Excavation, trenching, and shoring: WAC 296-155-650 through -66411
  • Concrete, concrete forms, shoring and masonry construction: WAC 296-155-675 through -699
  • Steel erection: WAC 296-155-701 through -717
  • Underground construction: WAC 296-155-725 through -74501
  • Miscellaneous construction requirements: WAC 296-155-755 through -77135
  • Demolition: WAC 296-155-775 through -830
  • Rollover protective structures and overhead protection: WAC 296-155-950 through -965