Salem Construction Accident Attorneys

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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 hurt in a construction accident in Virginia, the initial step is always to seek proper medical care.

Laws Regarding Construction Accidents in Salem Virginia

All Construction Accidents can fall into two general categories in Salem.

The first deals with all injuries sustained by individuals who are not employed at the construction site. These situations tend to involve a passer-by being hit by falling objects. In these situations, an "ordinary" personal injury lawsuit will usually be the result.

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 specific situations, however, like when a co-employee is the cause of the accident, the injured party may be able to recover a higher amount.

The first deals with all injuries sustained by individuals who are not employed at the construction site. These situations tend to involve a passer-by being hit by falling objects. In these situations, an "ordinary" personal injury lawsuit will usually be the result.

Construction Accident Help in Virginia

If you have been hurt in a Construction accident of any type, you should contact an efficient Salem lawyer who understands how to handle Construction Accidents.

Talk to a Personal Injury Law Attorney now!

Life in Salem

Salem, Virginia is an independent city in central Virginia. It is physically located within the borders of Roanoke County, but as an independent city, it is not actually part of the county, nor under that county's jurisdiction. Nonetheless, the county courthouse is located in the city. Salem has a population of about 25,000 people.

Archeological digs show clear evidence of human habitation of the Salem area dating as far back as 8000 BCE (about 10,000 years ago). The first European settlements of Salem came in 1671, and it went on to serve important historical roles in the American Revolutionary War, and the Civil War. The city was officially founded in 1802, and to this day continues to preserve its small-town character in its beautiful natural setting.

Salem is faring pretty well economically - its median household income is about ,000 per year, and less than 7% of residents live below the poverty line, comparedto the nationwide rate of around 15%.

Salem, Virginia has a legal community that is dedicated to meeting the legal needs of the town's residents. If you need any legal services whatsoever, you should not hesitate to call a Salem, Virginia lawyer.

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