Construction Accident Attorney, Allentown, PA
Knafo Law Offices Helps with Workers Compensation Laws in Philadelphia
Did you know that 1 in 10 construction workers is injured every year in the United States? This frightening fact is based on statistics presented by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which also lists construction falls as the leading cause of fatal construction accidents in the U.S. Construction is inherently dangerous and is only made more so by safety violations and negligence.
If you are a construction worker and were injured on the job, you need to move quickly to protect your right to compensation. You may be entitled to benefits through workers’ compensation or from additional sources, depending on the situation. An Allentown construction accident attorney at Knafo Law Offices can help you review your options, determine the value of your claim, and pursue maximum benefits to provide for you and your family.
Types of Construction Accidents & Injuries
A construction site may present many dangers to a worker, passerby, or site visitor. Our team handles injury claims involving all types of construction site accidents and injuries, no matter their cause. Our attorneys, paralegals, and support staff have more than 100 years of experience to apply to these cases, and we utilize our knowledge and resources to the fullest extent to seek fair, reasonable benefits. When you work with an Allentown construction accident lawyer at our firm, you pay no legal fees unless we recover a settlement or award on your behalf.
We represent construction workers in the following types of accidents and injuries:
- Scaffolding accidents
- Ladder accidents
- Falls from heights
- Electrocution and electrical injuries
- Falling or swinging object accidents
- Accidents caused by defective machinery
- Exposure to hazardous substances
- Caught in or under machinery or equipment
- Fires and explosions
- Overexertion and repetitive motion injuries
- Trench collapses
- Struck by a motor vehicle at a construction site
Wrongful Death $15.2 Million
Wrongful death case ended in a verdict of over $15 million dollars.
Motorcycle Accident $7.25 Million
Using mediation after a motorcycle accident, $7,250,000 was awarded.
Medical Malpractice $4.1 Million
Secured a settlement of over $4 million dollars after medical malpractice occurred.
Negligent Trucker $3 Million
Secured a $3 million dollar settlement for client involving a negligent truck driver.
Workers' Compensation $2.9 Million
$2.9 million dollar settlement involving a workers' compensation case.