North Carolina Building Collapse Injury Lawyers
Let Our Legal Team Help You Rebuild Your Life
When a building collapses during
construction, workers may be harmed or even killed. Regardless of how or why the structure
came down, if you were injured on the job, you have the right to file for
workers' compensation. While you might hope that the process is simple and straightforward,
it usually isn’t.
That’s why Lanier Law Group is here. Our experienced North Carolina
building collapse lawyers are proud to represent construction workers,
electricians, and other workers who suffer injuries on the job and desperately
In some cases, we may be able to pursue a third-party
workplace accident claim against a negligent party other than your employer who may be liable for
the building collapse. This may be the case if defective architectural
design, faulty building materials, or other construction defects led to
If you would like to meet with one of our attorneys to discuss your case,
contact us at (855) 757-4204 and schedule a free consultation today.
Common Causes of Building Collapses
There are many reasons a building may collapse. At Lanier Law Group, our
experienced lawyers strive to help clients who are injured or who have
lost loved ones in all types of building collapses.
Some of the common causes of building collapses include:
Weak foundation: Many building collapse accidents are caused by a weak foundation. It is
the responsibility of architects and engineers to ensure that a structure is sound.
Earthquakes: In some cases, Mother Nature is to blame for a building collapse. Yet,
even if an earthquake is responsible for a structure falling down, you
may still be able to seek compensation if the building was not property
retrofitted to withstand earthquakes.
Improper demolition/use of explosives: Explosives are frequently used to demolish buildings, but they must be
used safely and responsibly.
Poor electrical wiring: Extreme heat can reduce the structural integrity of a building’s
support beams. Faulty electrical wiring can cause a fire that destroys
Building collapses are known for causing
catastrophic injuries that can result in long-term disability. Our North Carolina building collapse
lawyers can help you obtain compensation for your medical expenses and
lost wages. If needed, we can pursue compensation from a negligent third
party in order to compensate you for your pain, suffering, and other non-economic damages.
Prepared to Fight for Your Rights
If you are injured at work in a building collapse, our attorneys can help
you file a workers’ compensation or personal injury claim. We are
proud to fight for injured workers across the state. If you need advice
about your case, let our legal team be your trusted advocate.
At Lanier Law Group, getting you compensation is our only concern. We have
11 offices conveniently located in
Jamestown. You owe us nothing unless your claim is successful.
Put a heavyweight on your side—contact Lanier Law Group online or by phone at (855) 757-4204 for a free consultation.