Los Angeles Lawyers: Construction & Heavy Equipment Accidents Wrongful Death & Catastrophic Or Fatal Injuries

Victims of construction and heavy equipment accidents often sustain catastrophic or fatal injuries that are sometimes caused by negligence or product defects (products liability).

Contact Los Angeles Wrongful Death Attorneys Viau & Kwasniewski

Wrongful death and catastrophic injuries from construction and/or industrial accidents often involve heavy equipment such as:

  • bulldozers
  • excavators
  • wheel loaders
  • motor graders
  • forklifts
  • rollers
  • compacters
  • tractors
  • wheel tractor scrapers
  • asphalt removers
  • loader backhoes
  • plus many other types of heavy equipment

Wrongful death is a term of art that generally refers to a situation when a fatality is the result of the negligent or wrongful conduct of another person or entity. Heavy equipment and construction accidents are sometimes the result of negligence or defective products and often result in fatalities or terrible, catastrophic injuries such as…

  • Third degree burns
  • Paralysis from spinal cord injuries
  • De-gloving injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Amputation
  • Fractures

In California, many victims of construction and heavy equipment accidents (the heirs if wrongful death is involved) often have a legitimate basis to file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit for damages.

Based in Los Angeles, Viau & Kwasniewski wrongful death lawyers and personal injury attorneys have a thorough knowledge and understanding of equipment design and other technologies such as hydraulics, electronics, ergonomics and mechanics. This experience base increases the likelihood of a successful outcome on behalf of injured plaintiffs (or heirs), in cases dealing with construction accidents, heavy equipment injuries or wrongful death.

Our Los Angeles attorneys are familiar with many of the top experts in this area and even more importantly, our lawyers know many of the experts that the manufacturers like to use against injured plaintiffs (or heirs) of construction and heavy equipment accidents.

Gary Kwasniewski: Wrongful Death & Personal Injury Lawyer

As a young man, principal partner Gary Kwasniewski grew up around and operated many types of dangerous heavy machinery and equipment in his father’s and grandfather’s business. He also enjoyed a successful 14-year career as an engineer, before turning to the practice of law in 1988. Mr. Kwasniewski has previously defended construction and heavy equipment manufacturers so he understands how they think. He can bring this experience base to your case.

As an injured person in California you should have experienced lawyers who understand the technologies and engineering involved. Since 1989, the lawyers at Viau & Kwasniewski have also successfully handled many cases that have involved catastrophic and fatal injuries (wrongful death) as a result of construction and heavy equipment accidents.

If you, a friend or a loved one has been injured or you have lost a loved one due to a construction or heavy equipment accident, contact our Los Angeles wrongful death and personal injury attorneys for a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION.

Call (213) 842-8164, contact our wrongful death attorney by email at gkk@vklawyers.com, or complete our online Contact Us Form.