UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY – CONSTRUCTION ACCIDENT ATTORNEY
In Union County and throughout New Jersey, construction is usually perceived as a good thing. An increase in construction is a generally viewed as a positive indicator for a striving economy. While construction may be good for the economy, there are times when people are injured in construction accidents through no fault of their own. Many times, these injuries are catastrophic due to the inherent dangers associated with construction sites. In these times, it is important for the injured worker or the injured bystander and their families be protected. The Sloan Law Firm protects the rights for all injured workers and bystanders injured in constructions accidents in New Jersey and seeks lawful compensation on their behalf.
Construction accident injury cases are complex and winning them requires an understanding of all aspects of the law in New Jersey. Handling them on your own is not advisable. Defense attorneys and insurance adjusters have a great deal of experience handling injury claims. It is important to have experience on your side too. On behalf of the client, the Sloan Law Firm will focus on:
- Getting medical bills paid
- Recovering compensation for pain and suffering
- Recuperating lost wages
Common construction accidents may include:
- Falling debris/objects
- Failure to provide the necessary fencing
- Falls off scaffolding and roofs
- Falls down shafts; including elevator shafts
- Chemical exposure
- Machinery accidents
- Building collapses
- Forklift negligence
- Crane negligence
- Slip and falls
- Dump truck accidents
- Tractor accidents
- Nail or nail gun accidents
- Welding accidents
It is important to protect the rights of those injured in construction accidents as soon as possible. Evidence such as surveillance footage can be destroyed and can, perhaps, make a case harder to prove later on.
Under New Jersey law, those injured while working are entitled to workers compensation. Workers compensation cases are handled by the workers compensation courts in New Jersey. An injured worker is not allowed to sue their employer or a fellow employee in Superior Court. The Sloan Law Firm handles workers compensation claims in Union County, Morris County, Somerset County, Essex County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County and throughout New Jersey.
Compensation From Third-Parties
New Jersey’s workers compensation laws do not protect other individuals and entities that are not affiliated with the employer from being sued for negligently causing injury. Any contractor that fails to comply with the regulations published by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) which govern workplace safety and causes injury can be held negligent in a court of law in New Jersey. The Sloan Law Firm seeks compensation for those injured in construction accidents throughout New Jersey. For a free consultation concerning a New Jersey construction accident, call (908) 358-2938.
THE SLOAN LAW FIRM WORKS ON A CONTINGENCY BASIS – NO RECOVERY, NO FEE
FREE CONSULTATIONS AVAILABLE – (908) 358-2938
The Sloan Law Firm works on a contingency basis when handling personal injury cases, which means there is no upfront legal expenses and there is no attorney fee unless damages are recovered on behalf of the client.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a New Jersey construction accident and need to speak to an experienced New Jersey Construction Accident Attorney, you can reach the Sloan Law Firm at: (908) 358-2938 for a free consultation. Attorney Daniel Sloan has recovered millions of dollars for his clients.
RECENT PERSONAL INJURY RESULTS
- $1,000,000 Recovery – Pedestrian hit by motor vehicle
- $850,000 Recovery – Motorist struck by truck on highway
- $250,000 Recovery – Husband and wife struck from behind on highway