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Construction Accident Attorney Philadelphia

Construction accident attorney serving Philadelphia & New Jersey

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, more than 20 percent of all deaths that occur in private-industry workplaces occur in the construction industry. Falls, object strikes, electrocutions and trapped workers account for 59.9 percent of the accidents. With the number of construction workers on the rise, construction accidents are more prevalent than ever.

If you’re the victim of a construction accident, it can be hard to know where to begin to pick up the pieces and put your life back together. A sudden accident can create big questions about how to provide for your family and take care of your personal business while you tend to severe injuries and a slow recovery. You may have the legal right to pursue financial compensation. In order to exercise that right, you might file a legal claim.

Meet Louis Himmelstein Personal Injury Attorney Serving Philadelphia & New Jersey

Helping Philadelphia & NJ Families for over 25 Years

Philly Accident Law Firm

Philadelphia construction accident attorney

Personal Injury Attorney Serving Philadelphia & New Jersey

Why choose Louis B. Himmelstein & Associates to help me with my construction accident claim?

Construction accidents can be very complex. You need an attorney that can identify the necessary evidence, discover the responsible parties, and determine what laws may have been broken. Since 1984, Louis B. Himmelstein has been honing his craft as greater Philadelphia’s advocate for accident victims. With thousands of satisfied clients and millions recovered in compensation each year, Louis Himmelstein and his team know how to get results. Too many personal injury attorneys are afraid to fight aggressively on behalf of their victims. They aren’t prepared to take cases as far as it takes including to trial or even to appeal.

With the Himmelstein team, you can expect aggressive, tenacious litigators who are comfortable inside of a courtroom. They work to fully value your claim and pursue 100 percent of the compensation that you deserve. They’re attorneys who aren’t afraid to fight and aren’t afraid to win. If it's best to take your case to trial, they walk into court fully prepared and unwilling to back down.

When you work with our Pennsylvania construction accident attorneys you can expect us to fight. We listen. We get results. Expect the best.

What can I recover with the help of a Philadelphia construction accident attorney?

The purpose of a construction accident claim is to put you in the same position that you may have found yourself in if you hadn’t been the victim of an accident. When you have serious injuries, it’s not possible to fix your injuries by bringing litigation. However, you can recover compensation for your financial losses like your medical expenses. You can also receive compensation that accounts for your pain and suffering and your change in daily life because of the construction accident. It’s not easy to be the victim of a sudden construction accident. However, a construction accident claim seeks to help you financially by covering what you have already lost and what you’re likely to miss out on in the future.

If you try to handle your case on your own, there’s a good chance you’re going to miss valuable types of compensation that you and your family may need. For example, you may claim compensation if your injury changes your long-term career outlook. In the case of a serious construction accident, there’s a good chance that you’re not going to be able to work in construction the way that you did before. Compensation can help you account for the fact that you can no longer earn the same income. An experienced legal team can work with you in order to ensure that you take all of the steps that you need to take in order to receive the full value of your case.

Isn’t my construction accident a part of worker’s compensation?

Your construction accident claim may or may not be a part of the worker’s compensation system. Worker’s compensation is paid by your employer when you are injured on the job, however, you cannot sue your employer even if their negligence caused your injury. In the case of a construction accident, there are often contractors, building owners, material suppliers and other third parties involved who may be liable for your injuries. If you’re able to bring a claim for compensation through traditional negligence principles outside of the worker’s compensation system, there may be damages available to you that are not available in the worker’s compensation system. The best course of action is to speak with an experienced Philadelphia construction accident attorney about your case in order to determine what your rights and options are.

Types of construction accidents our attorneys handle

Here are just some of the types of construction accidents that may give you the right to demand legal compensation:

  • Electrocution
  • Getting stuck or pinned between objections
  • Falling into something or on something
  • Being struck by a falling object
  • Getting run over
  • Traffic accidents
  • Toxic chemicals
  • Long-term injuries because of poor training or equipment
  • Injuries that occur because of negligent hiring or retention of employees
  • Accidents that occur from failing to provide necessary safety equipment
  • Burns
  • Spills of chemicals
  • Collapse of structures
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Respiratory problems
  • Other construction accidents

Any kind of construction accident may be the grounds for a construction accident legal claim. We invite you to meet with our attorney team for a personalized review of the facts of your case.

Contact our construction accident attorneys in Philadelphia

To our construction accident attorneys, good enough isn’t good enough. We’re passionate about helping accident victims achieve the best possible outcome. When you have an accident, it’s so important to get the fair compensation that you deserve. Our attorneys are prepared to do whatever it takes.

We handle cases in the following locations:

  • Camden County
  • Montgomery County
  • Bucks County
  • Delaware County
  • New Jersey
  • Philadelphia
  • Greater Philadelphia area

We are trained and experienced to guide you through the entire process from start to finish. Our professionals take the pressure off and fight on your behalf. We also work with you in order to explain how the legal process workers so that you can understand the steps that we’re taking for you.

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100% of our caseload consists of personal injury cases. This allows us to fully commit our resources to helping injury victims in need.

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Personal Injury Law Firm in Philadelphia With Offices in Center City - Walnut Street

If you have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence or involved in an accident at work, you should contact an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. While you are focused on your recovery, we focus on getting you the justice you deserve. Whether your injuries are due to someone else’s negligence or if your injury occurred at work, we want to work for you so we can get compensation to move on with your life. Medical bills, lost wages, future expenses and pain and suffering are all things that need to be considered when we start working for you.

If you think you may have a personal injury case, contact Louis Himmelstein & Associates now for your FREE consultation. We have a team of Philadelphia’s top personal injury lawyers to review your case entirely for free. We will answer any questions you have about your legal rights, and help you determine the next steps to take.

If you've been seriously injured in an accident due to someone else's negliegence we can help. Personal injury law requires a high level of skill. It is very complex and we are very proud to say we have a winning record and can provide the level of service that is necessary when dealing with clients who have been seriously injured.


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1420 Walnut St. Suite 1000
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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