Today every state has very strict rules and regulations when it comes to restaurant build out, remodeling or decorating. Certain codes must be fulfilled and a general contractor must do everything. It’s the general contractor who is responsible for having all permits done in his name and make sure that all work is done by codes and by right professionals. You can compare contractors to a conductor who orchestrate entire project and who takes all responsibility on him. But what most business owners does not realize is that not all general contractors are the same. Not every one of them is capable to perform build out or renovation to the Restaurant. There are a lot of restaurant owners who make a bad decision when it comes to hiring a general contractor. All mistakes are made because they previously don’t check the recommendations and the experience in building restaurants. People make a lot of mistakes when they try to choose a right restaurant contractor, so see what they did wrong, and learn from their mistakes. They usually hire a GC who use to be tile guy or painter and got his GC license who knows how, and who thinks that he can have and handle the whole project, outsource all work to other contractors and charge 17% for delegation and do his tile work. And most important thing, there can be even a hard injuries on construction site and people can get hurt because of bad managing and wrong decisions from GC (general contractors). But depending on the size and sophistication of some construction projects, there can be a lot of varieties of individuals involved at a construction site, including the site’s landowner, restaurant design, contractors, and equipment and material suppliers. It is important to identify the type of system that took place at a construction site where various injuries can occur and will be important consideration in assessing the potential liability of the various individuals involved in the project, as to the site owner’s responsibility. So how you can get help from a construction site accident injury?
If you have been injured as a result of an accident at your construction site there are several things you can do to protect yourself and your legal rights.
– You can get medical attention for your injuries.
– You should report injury to your employer and construction site manager and also note a name and position of the person notified.
– Get the names and information about anyone who has witnessed the accident.
– It is also important to take a picture of the area where you were injured.
So your next step should be to find an attorney to help you calculate your potential claim. But often your case can be won or lost based on the work done last before it ever goes to trial, which is based on the results of the investigation. You’ll also need to know that the dead line for filing causes of action for any injury is expiring very fast so it is important to begin with thorough site investigation as soon as possible.