Damages in Construction Injury Cases
Whether you are filing a construction injury claim or not, it is important to understand the damages that can be claimed. Damages include loss of earning capacity, punitive damages, and damages related to property. The damages that can be claimed can vary, depending on the type of construction that was damaged.
Architects, surveyors, and engineers are responsible for ensuring that the structure is safe
In the construction industry, it is no secret that architects, surveyors, and engineers are responsible for ensuring that the structure is safe in the context of the construction process. This includes making sure that the project is compliant with building codes and other governmental regulatory requirements. Various federal and state agencies have been issuing guidelines and regulations for a long time. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency have issued standards and regulations on pollutants and worker safety.