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Construction Zone Wrongful Deaths in Texas

Construction zones present a hazard for workers and motorists. Accidents happen, and sometimes fatalities occur. According to data from the Federal Highway Administration, there were 24,745 deaths of motor vehicle drivers in construction zones.

Fatalities in construction zones can happen due to different reasons. One of the biggest factors is driver negligence. Inappropriate or missing signage and cordons can lead to collisions. Missing traffic signals and control devices too can lead to accidents at construction sites.

If you’ve lost a loved one to an accident at a construction zone, then you must hire a construction zone accident attorney with the knowledge and experience in handling such cases. All probable causes of death need to be investigated in order to pursue justice in a systematic manner.

The most common causes of fatalities in construction zones include –

The four most common causes of fatalities in the construction sector include falls, injuries from objects, electric shocks, and being stuck between objects. However, when it comes to safety during construction work, there are other risks that need to be assessed.

  1. Accidents involving parts and materials, such as pipes, ducts, tubing, and electrical parts can lead to serious injuries or even death. Wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) like hardhats, safety goggles, gloves, and insulated garments mitigates risks. Be particularly careful when moving materials.
  2. Powered and non-powered hand tools can lead to serious cuts and blunt injuries that can take a turn for the worse. Boring tools, such as drills, can lead to nasty injuries with serious blood loss. Use tools only for the purposes they’re meant to be used for. Inspect tools to check if they are in good working condition.
  3. The walking and working surfaces that include floors, stairs, steps, escalators, and scaffolds. These are dangerous because a slip can easily result in broken bones, or worse, death. Stay safe and away from tripping hazards. Keep your eyes open for uneven surfaces. Non-skid footwear is a must.
  4. Vehicles that include trolleys, pickups, and freight trucks are among the leading causes of fatal accidents. Heavy excavating machinery such as bulldozers and equipment for heating and cooling requires skillful handling, otherwise a fatal accident may occur. Cordon off areas where heavy vehicles operate. Employ only trained and licensed heavy vehicle drivers.
  5. Coming in contact with objects or being caught in moving equipment is an ever-present risk at construction sites. Workers must stay clear of areas where work is being carried out overhead. Wearing hardhats and using safety nets to avoid tools and materials from falling can prevent deadly injuries.


If you’ve lost a loved one to a wrongful construction site death in Texas, then the  Alex R. Hernandez Jr. can get you justice that you deserve. You need to think and act rationally in this time of grief and strong emotions. We are committed to pursuing cases of wrongful construction site deaths in Texas on behalf of our clients. We will find out the truth of the matter, and ensure that accountability for the incident is established.

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