Construction Zone Accidents in Cleveland
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Construction zones don't just happen. Rather, they are the result of careful planning and management based on the “Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices” issued by state and federal highway administrations. The manual details requirements for marking the road, creating detours, and making other traffic changes that will allow road construction crews to do their work. Not following these rules creates dangerous road conditions that increase the probability of a serious accident—even conditions that cause catastrophic injury or death.
ContactSpangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP for a free consultation if you have been injured or lost a loved one in a road construction crash.
Construction Manager Negligence Can Lead to Serious Accidents
Road construction managers have a duty to their workers and the driving public to maintain safe conditions on construction sites. When they do not adhere to this responsibility, accident victims may have a legal remedy. You should not hesitate to speak with a construction zone accident lawyer in Cleveland, Ohio.
Drivers pass by road construction sites every day, relying on construction companies to be safe—and most are. But when a company puts profits before basic safety, we help hold it accountable to make sure that the resulting injuries don't happen again. Our clients want answers, and they want to make a difference. We help them do that.
Thorough Preparation: The Key to a Successful Outcome
Our Cleveland construction zone accident lawyers at Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP represent clients who were injured or whose loved ones died in a road construction accident. We prepare each case thoroughly in anticipation of a jury trial if that becomes necessary. We have found that being well-prepared encourages the other side to make a fair settlement offer; insurance company lawyers know that we are formidable opponents and seek to minimize their expense and exposure by settling. They seldom wish to face us in court.
Contact us for a free consultation if you have been injured or lost a loved one in a road construction accident.
Building A Strong Case
With about 70 years of experience in handling complex and challenging personal injury cases, our law firm provides clients with effective and sophisticated representation and counsel at all stages of the legal matter. We work with nationally known experts and specialists, including engineers, physicians, traffic experts, and construction managers. Our attorneys have access to consultants such as these who help us understand all aspects of the case and consequences of the accident on the client's life and future.
Causes of Construction Zone Accidents
Our Cleveland construction zone accident attorneys can interview witnesses, investigate the construction companies involved, and reconstruct the scene of the accident.
We handle construction zone cases involving:
- Distracting or confusing construction zones
- Gravel on the roadway
- Construction zone signs not placed according to regulations
- Traffic not provided with adequate warning about lane changes, detours, and equipment movement
- Equipment problems that create road hazards such as tire blowouts, faulty dumping mechanisms, and oil leaks
- Poorly secured loads that fall into traffic lanes
- Incorrect speed limit postings
- Weak or insufficient barriers and guardrails
- Standing water that hides lane lines
Experienced, Sophisticated, Reputable
Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP is recognized as one of the preeminent accident law firms in Ohio. We are one of the first civil litigation firms to take on individual and mass tort cases that have had a lasting impact on how negligence laws have been shaped over the past several decades.
Consult an Attorney at Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP for a Free Consultation
Are you eligible to file a claim? You won't know until you talk with an experienced Cleveland construction zone accident attorney. Remember, if you have a claim, there is probably a statute of limitations that limits your eligibility to file a lawsuit.
Contact us at (216) 600-0114 to arrange a free, confidential consultation concerning your construction site accident. We handle our cases on a contingency fee basis, so if we take your case, you owe us no attorneys' fee unless we win.
Commitment. Integrity. Results.It's not just a motto. We'll stand by your side and fight for your rights.
History of Excellence
Our firm has been helping individuals since 1946 and has secured billions of dollars on behalf of our clients.
We go the distance for you and your future fight to obtain maximum compensation on your behalf.
Our trial attorneys have tried hundreds of cases and are not afraid to take your case to trial.
We offer one-on-one attention and detailed counsel. To us you are not just another case number.