Common Hobbs, NM, Construction Site Accidents
With over five decades of experience and millions recovers, we take on a wide range of construction accident cases in the area.
Some of the most common construction incidents we deal with include:
- Slip and falls
- Falls from heights
- Ladder or scaffold collapses
- Building collapses
- Falling objects
- Pinned by/between objects
- Fires and explosions
- Exposure to hazardous materials
- Electric shock and electrocutions
- Construction equipment accidents
- Vehicle collisions
- Construction forklift accidents
- Crane accidents
- Other transportation accidents
- Nail gun accidents
The Hobbs, NM Construction Industry
The construction industry is growing in New Mexico. According to the Associated General Contractors of America, New Mexico ranked second in the nation for construction job growth. Since November 2018, the state added 5,300 construction jobs, most of which are in Eddy and Lea counties where the oil and gas industry is also booming in the Permian Basin. A large part of the construction growth is infrastructure and drilling pads for the oil industry.
There are economic benefits from growing oil and gas and construction industries. But there are disadvantages too. These industries are well-known for their hazards. Workers face risks every day. More work means there’s a greater risk of workplace accidents and injuries. Kemmy Law Firm is here to represent workers when they’re injured on a construction site or oil and gas operation.