Construction & Workplace Accidents

Many people are hurt on mid-Missouri construction sites or in the workplace. In many cases, workers' compensation benefits are available to employees. These benefits are often limited. However, in some cases, an employee may have grounds to bring a third-party work injury lawsuit against someone other than the employer. For example, an employee may be able to sue a manufacturer for damages that result from a defective piece of equipment.

The AW Smith Law Firm is experienced in representing clients that have been injured on an unsafe construction site, through using unsafe construction equipment or at an unsafe work environment.

Most working adults realize that dangers exist in the working environment. Everyone must do their part to remain safe while working and to help keep a work environment, safe. It is always important that everyone remains safe, by taking all of the necessary precautions in your work environment and by never taking unnecessary risks that could injure yourself or co-workers.

The AW Smith Law Firm has the experience to help you litigate and win a workplace accident claim. We also partner with some of the best law firms around for handling claims that fall within our state’s workers’ compensation claims.

Many of our workplace accidents/personal injury claims, have resulted in injuries and death from; ladder, roof and scaffolding falls, electrical shocks through unsafe wiring or equipment, burns, accidents involving heavy equipment, workers injured by falling objects or materials (tree’s, limbs, rocks, bricks, ladders, roofing supplies, heavy materials stored on high racks), heat exhaustion and other unsafe work practices and atmospheres.

It is important to know that many workplace accidents must be handled through the state’s workers’ compensation program. If a personal injury lawsuit can be filed, the AW Smith Law Firm has the experience and will absolutely know how to litigate and win, in order to for you to receive the maximum compensation. We will manage your claim so you can focus on your recovery. Discover why many of our clients agree that the AW Smith Law Firm is “Protecting Mid-Missouri One Case at a Time.”

The AW Smith Law Firm is a serious injury and wrongful death law firm. The sole focus of our practice, is getting our clients the settlements they deserve, after they have suffered an injury or loss. Many of these losses and injuries happen due to a construction site accident or a workplace accident. Our past results, speak volumes about our talent and our passion, in helping each of our clients.

In 2015, the AW Smith Law Firm had Five (5) of the Top Verdicts and Settlements awarded in Missouri. That is 5 of Missouri’s Top Plaintiff Wins, according to Missouri Lawyers Media. These 5 verdicts and settlements alone, totaled more than $44 million dollars in monies.

Serious accidents can happen to good people. When they do, be sure to call The AW Smith Law Firm at 573-777-3333 or contact us through our website at There is never an initial consultation fee or a contingency fee unless we recover for our clients.

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