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Construction Accident Attorney in San Diego, CA 

Construction Accident Attorney in San Diego, CA 

San Diego Construction Site Injury Lawyer Defending The Rights of Injured Workers in San Diego County and Throughout California 

Thousands of construction workers suffer injuries as a result of construction accidents every year. While construction sites are generally dangerous work environments, most accidents that occur on construction sites are avoidable. In fact, employers are required by law to ensure reasonably safe working conditions for their workers. This includes construction sites. Injuries resulting from construction accidents are often severe and life-altering. The Law Offices of Preston Easley offers you the services of an experienced construction accident attorney in San Diego, CA to recover compensation for your damages on your behalf. 

Construction accidents can have a devastating impact on the victim as well as their loved ones. It can be comforting to know that you have an experienced San Diego construction site injury lawyer fighting in your corner. This is why we at The Law Offices of Preston Easley are committed to helping injured workers. Our skilled team has handled many injury cases involving construction accidents. We have successfully recovered millions in compensation for damages on behalf of our clients. We will fight to obtain maximum compensation on your behalf. 

Contact us today to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation. 

Common Types of Construction Accidents 

Construction accidents can take various forms. Some common types of construction accidents include: 

Any of the accidents listed above can result in severe injuries. Some accident victims even die from their injuries. When construction accidents happen, it is important to seek legal representation as soon as possible. This will help improve your chances of securing just compensation for your injuries. 

The team at The Law Offices of Preston Easley will work to secure a favorable outcome in your case. We will examine your options and determine the best approach to securing compensation. We will fight aggressively to defend your rights and ensure that you get the compensation you deserve and are able to get back on your feet. 

About San Diego Construction Accidents

San Diego is a county located on the Pacific Coast. It is one of the major counties in the state of California and lies adjacent to the Mexican border. The city is the second most populous county in California and the fifth most populous county in the US. California’s construction industry continues to thrive as the demand for infrastructure increases throughout the state. However, workplace safety on construction sites in the state continues to deteriorate. The state reported a 34 percent increase in construction worker fatality rates in 2015. 

If you have been injured while working on a construction site in San Diego, contact The Law Offices of Preston Easley for a free consultation with an experienced lawyer and get started with recovering the compensation you deserve. 

Reach Out to The Law Offices of Preston Easley for a Free Consultation Today 

Construction accidents often result in severe injuries with life-altering consequences. Your accident may have left you feeling overwhelmed by the situation. You don’t have to go alone. Reach out to the Law Offices of Preston Easley to schedule a consultation with an experienced San Diego construction site injury lawyer. Our law firm offers injured construction workers the opportunity to consult with an experienced lawyer for free. We will answer your questions and explain the options available to you after reviewing your case for free.

We work on a contingency fee basis. If you have been injured, we will help you pursue compensation without adding to your financial burden. You can access high-quality legal representation without worrying about costs. 

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with an attorney from our law firm. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Construction Accidents in San Diego

Do I need a construction accident attorney in San Diego, CA for a construction accident claim?

Yes. As many people find out when pursuing compensation for a construction accident, construction accident claims can be complex. It is in your best interests to seek the representation of an experienced San Diego construction site injury lawyer. The team at The Law Office of Preston Easley is experienced in handling construction accident claims. We have the skills, experience, knowledge, and resources to help secure a positive outcome in your case. We will fight aggressively to recover financial compensation on your behalf to help ease the economic burden resulting from the accident.

Contact us today to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation with an attorney from our law firm.

What should I do after a construction accident?

What you do after a construction accident can either make or break your case. The following are some steps to take to protect your legal rights. 

1. Seek medical care—It is important to seek medical care for your injuries as soon as possible. Timely treatment will help prevent complications. It can also help improve your chances of recovering fully from your injuries. Be sure to inform your doctor that you were injured while working at a construction site. They will take the steps necessary to assist you in seeking workers’ compensation benefits. 

2. Notify your employer—It is important to let your employer know about the accident and your injuries as soon as possible. You will typically have only 30 days within which to inform your employer of your accident and injuries. Failure to do so may result in your claim being denied. 

3. Consult with an experienced San Diego construction site injury lawyer—It is important to consult with an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. The sooner you consult an attorney the better the chances you will have of recovering compensation for your injuries.

The team at The Law Offices of Preston Easley will get started with working on your case right away and build a strong claim on your behalf. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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Cases We Handle

  • maritime worker working on ship

    Longshoremen & Shipyard Workers

    Longshoring and shipyard work are very dangerous occupations. Workers in these fields, along with marine construction workers, are covered by the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, a very generous no-fault workers’ compensation system. It covers medical expenses, temporary disability, permanent disability and vocational rehabilitation.

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  • sea vessel docked at US shore

    Jones Act Seamen

    A seaman is a member of the crew of a vessel or group of vessels under common ownership or control. The vessel can be anything from a raft to a cargo ship. We represent seamen who work aboard recreational vessels, tugboats, dredges, barges, skiffs, workboats and cargo ships. We also represent seamen who are marine construction workers

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  • Diving

    We represent people who have been injured in SCUBA diving accidents and Commercial diving accidents. We also handle diving boat accidents. Diving can be very dangerous. We successfully represented a commercial diver who was seriously injured while cleaning the propeller of a U.S. Navy ship at Pearl Harbor

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  • accident at construction site and hard hat on floor

    Construction & Industrial Accidents

    Construction and industrial sites can be very dangerous. Although you generally cannot sue your own employer for a construction site or industrial accident (generally workers’ compensation is your exclusive remedy against your employer) there are many circumstances in which you can file a third party lawsuit against an entity other than your employer for an unsafe condition at a work site which causes you to be injured

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  • Forklift and Crane Injuries Lawyer

    Crane & Forklift Accidents

    The Easley firm has extensive experience with crane and forklift accidents and workplace accidents involving dangerous equipment and machinery. These accidents can be caused by operator error and they can be caused by the unsafe and defective condition of the equipment

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  • auto accident involving two cars on a city street

    Motor Vehicle & Truck Accidents

    Motor vehicle accidents can result in serious injury and death. These kinds of accidents can involve automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, pedestrians and unsafe road design and unsafe road conditions

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  • Catamaran Injuries Attorney

    Passenger Vessel Accidents

    Passenger accidents are common on recreational vessels, catamarans, tour boats and cruise ships.  They are frequently caused by rough sea conditions and unsafe conditions aboard the vessels.  The Easley firm has extensive experience in the field of maritime law.  We have made new law in the field of maritime law with numerous precedent setting decisions in the State Appellate Courts, the Ninth Circuit Federal Court

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  • Defense Base Act

    The Defense Base Act is an extension of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act which covers civilian employees of U.S. defense contractors injured overseas, including war zones. The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensations Act as extended by the Defense Base Act is a very generous no fault workers’ compensation system

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Areas Where We Practice

Preston Easley is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. He served five years of active duty as a Naval officer — three years as a deck officer on a fast frigate and two years as a patrol boat skipper. Mr. Easley also served aboard a tank landing ship in the reserves.




Let Us Get You The Compensation You Deserve

Preston Easley is an experienced lawyer with considerable expertise in handling federal and state personal injury cases. He will aggressively seek the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to receive. Attorney Easley represents victims of serious and fatal accidents involving cars, trucks, construction projects and maritime work.

Construction Workers We Help

  • Crane and Forklift Operators
  • Pile Drivers
  • Scaffold Workers
  • Iron Workers
  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Operating Engineers
  • Electricians

Maritime Workers We Help

  • National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) Shipyard Workers
  • Manson Construction Company Workers
  • Manson Dredging Workers
  • Dutra Dredging Workers
  • Commercial Divers
  • Scuba Divers
  • Commercial Fisherman
  • Government Maritime Claims Against the Navy, Army Corps of Engineers, or the US Coast Guard, etc.
  • Marine Construction Workers
  • Offshore Oil and Gas Workers
  • Seamen
  • Shipyard Workers
  • YYK Enterprises, Inc.
  • Pacific Tugboat Service
  • Long Beach Container Terminal
  • Tugboat, Dredge, Longshoremen, and Ferry Workers
  • Barge Crews and Barge Workers
  • Marisco Limited
  • HL Welding
  • SSA Marine
  • Catalina Express
  • R.E. State Engineering
  • Shimmick Construction
  • Nova Group
  • American Scaffolding
  • Safway Scaffolding
  • Kirby Tugs
  • Crowley Tugboats
  • P&R Water Taxi
  • Continental Maritime
  • Pacific Ship Repair
  • Seaward Marine
  • Healy Tibbitts
  • General Construction
  • BAE Shipyards
  • South Coast Welding
  • Matson
  • Pasha
  • Hawaii Stevedores, Inc.
  • McCabe, Hamilton & Renny
  • Young Brothers
  • Sause Bros.
  • Foss Maritime
  • Fenix Marine Services
  • ITS
  • Total Terminals
  • TraPac
  • PCMC
  • Maersk
  • Yang Ming
  • China Overseas Shipping
  • Evergreen

Boating Accidents

  • Catamaran Accidents
  • Charter and Tour Boats
  • Cruise Ship Accidents
  • Passenger Accidents
  • Jet Ski and Personal Watercraft
  • Motorboat Accidents
  • Recreational Accidents
  • Scuba Diving Accidents
  • Speed Boat Accidents
  • Yachts and Sail Boat Accidents
  • Repair Accidents
  • Crew Accidents
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