Hopewell Construction Accident Attorneys

Find the right Construction Accident attorney in Hopewell, VA

Can I Sue for a Workplace Injury in Virginia?

When visiting or working on a construction site, one should always be careful, as they can be hazardous places.

If you have been injured in a construction accident in Virginia, the initial step is always to seek proper medical care.

Laws of Construction Accidents in Hopewell Virginia

There are 2 general types of construction accidents in Hopewell.

The first category of construction accidents are those in which persons not employed at the construction site are injured. Typically, these are visitors, or people who simply happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. These can usually be handled through a standard personal injury lawsuit.

The second category of Construction Accidents includes all accidents sustained by employees on the construction site. Most of the time, these workers are compensated through workman's compensation. In certain situations, however, like when a co-employee is the cause of the accident, the injured party may be able to recover a greater amount.

The first category of construction accidents are those in which persons not employed at the construction site are injured. Typically, these are visitors, or people who simply happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. These can usually be handled through a standard personal injury lawsuit.

Construction Accident Assistance in Virginia

If you were injured in a Construction Accident, no matter if you were an employee or a pedestrian, you should always contact a Hopewell Construction Accident attorney as soon as you can.

Talk to a Personal Injury Law Attorney now!

Life in Hopewell

Hopewell is found in the Tri-Cities area of Virginia and is incorporated into the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical area. The city is home to 24,000 suburban residents who live on a bluff overlooking the James River and Appomattox River. The city was developed by the DuPont Company in 1914 which manufactured dynamite, however, during World War I the factory switched to creating guncotton for soldiers and allies. Hopewell was burnt nearly to the ground in 1915 but rose from the ashes and quickly rebuild with help from local companies. The Tubize Corporation established a plant in Hopewell in 1923.

Today the city's manufacturing plants are primarily focused on chemical processing with large corporations like Honeywell, Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation, and Hercules Chemical providing the bulk of employment in the area. The City Point Historical District of Hopewell offers outstanding lodging and culinary accommodations but many flock to see the collection of Sears Catalog Homes. Sever of them are available for self guided tours. Lawyers and firm offices are also located in Hopewell. Hopewell lawyers take a diverse selection of cases and are well acquainted with advising their clients on local courts as well.   

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