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Trench Cave-Ins

Excavation cave-ins are a major cause of construction work injuries, and they can even result in serious injury, disability, or death. If you’ve been injured by a collapse or cave-in on a job site, you may have legal rights to compensation. And at Fields Law Firm, you can count on us to help protect your best interests and help get you the benefits you need to cover your lost wages and medical bills.

Fields Law is one of the largest and most respected work injury law firms in Minnesota, and we’re here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you have questions about your work-related injury or accident, just dial 1-888-343-5375 or fill out our free contact request form to get answers.

Causes of Trench Cave-Ins

Trench cave-ins can happen for a number of reasons, including failure to:

  • Shore, brace, or slope walls and faces of excavation sites.
  • Plan for vibrations, such as those from highways or railroads, that can cause cave-ins on a job site.
  • Correctly classify the types of soil being excavated.

Our construction accident lawyers understand the risks that excavation workers like you face every day, and we’re here to listen to your situation if you’ve been injured in a trench cave-in.

Helping Injured Workers

You may not know where to turn for help after being hurt at work. Fields Law is Minnesota’s resource for injured workers, and we have the experience and resources to handle a variety of construction accident claims. Contact us anytime, even if you just have a question, and get free advice on your claim.

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