Construction Accidents

Working day in and day out at a construction site is not only physically demanding, it is often a far riskier workplace than most any other type of job. If you or a family member has become the victim of a devastating construction site accident, you should talk to an experienced personal injury law firm that can support and represent your claim. At Wagner & Wagner, we know the intricacies of premises liabilityWorkers’ Compensation, and defective product laws, and we understand how to use these laws to help innocent people who are suffering as a result of negligence.


Construction workers face uniquely dangerous conditions, including elevated workspaces, heavy equipment, moving objects and obstacles, and unstable structures. The attorneys at Wagner & Wagner have represented countless men and women injured in construction accidents, including the following types:

  • Impaling injuries
  • Falls from heights
  • Chemical, electrical, or fire burns
  • Amputations
  • Back, neck, and shoulder injuries
  • Equipment misuse
  • Knee and ankle injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Falling equipment or debris
  • Equipment malfunction injuries
  • Defective equipment injuries
  • Employer or third-party negligence
  • Safety code violations
  • Explosions
  • Electrocutions
  • Collapsed structures


When we are hired to investigate a serious construction accident, our team will work hard to research the situation and talk all parties involved. In many cases, conditions leading up to the injury can be traced back to weak hiring practices, poorly maintained equipment, OSHA violations, and other negligent practices. Worker’s Compensation is just one possible method of compensation. We have represented victims against many different defendants, including contractors, owners, managers, architects, and other personnel. Depending on the details of your accident, your attorney will work strategically to collect a substantial settlement from several sources.

When you need a personal injury lawyer to guard your rights and seek compensation, trust the lawyers at Wagner & Wagner. The Wagner Law Firm has been helping the Dalton and Chattanooga communities for more than 65 years, and we are proud to guide our neighbors through difficult times. Please contact us now for a no-cost visit with an attorney.