Tampa Construction Accident Attorneys

Find the right Construction Accident attorney in Tampa, FL

Can I Sue for a Workplace Injury in Florida?

Construction sites are especially hazardous and people get injured when they least expect it.

If you've been injured in a construction accident in Florida, the initial thing you should do is seek medical attention.

Laws Regarding Construction Accidents in Tampa Florida

There are 2 general categories of Construction Accidents in Tampa.

First, injuries to bystanders or other people not employed on the Construction site. In these situations, the injured party must file an usual personal injury lawsuit and follow the laws of the state.

The second type is when it is a construction worker that is injured on site. In most situations, the worker's only recourse is worker's compensation, but there are sometimes circumstances where the employee can collect more. If the employee was injured by a co-worker or the accident stemmed from a defective product, the construction worker may be able to recover greater damages.

First, injuries to bystanders or other people not employed on the Construction site. In these situations, the injured party must file an usual personal injury lawsuit and follow the laws of the state.

Assistance with your Construction Accident in Florida

If you were injured in a Construction Accident, no matter if you were an employee or a pedestrian, you should always contact a Tampa Construction Accident lawyer now.

Talk to a Personal Injury Law Attorney now!

Life in Tampa

Tampa is the seat of Hillsboro County, Florida. Tampa is home to nearly 350,000 residents including a number of professional athletes who play on local Tampa based teams. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers who won Super Bowl XXXVII champions in 2002 play at Raymond James Stadium. Tampa is also home to the Tampa Bay Lightning professional NHL hockey team. The only team claiming the "Tampa Bay" location that does not play within city limits is the Tampa Bay Rays MLB team who play in nearby St. Petersburg.

Downtown Tampa has been undergoing a revitalization project that started in 2007. Residential, hotel, and mixed use building have been constructed in an effort to revamp the downtown region and increase housing values. Rents have reduced and average of 4% in the United States but Tampa has only seen a 2% decrease. The discrepancy could be a result of the new downtown projects, however, Tampa offers outstanding transportation routes including railroad, high speed rail, sea ports, 3 nearby airports, and well maintained streets and highways.

The MacDill Air Force Base is home to the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) as well as an impressive fleet of cutting edge aircraft. Tampa residents and visitors frequent the annual air show that resumed after a 2002 and 2003 hiatus resulting from the 9/11 attacks.

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