New Jersey Construction Accident Lawyers
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Under New Jersey law, the general contractor of a building project has a legal duty to maintain safe working conditions on a job site. Oftentimes, however, contractors will sacrifice worker safety for larger profits, and construction workers end up working in unsafe conditions.
If you are a construction worker injured on a job site anywhere in New Jersey, talk to a workplace accident trial lawyer at Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow & McElroy, LLP. We aggressively protect the rights of builders and subcontractors who have been injured on the job due to the negligence or misconduct of a general contractor, property owner, equipment manufacturer or other subcontractor working on the site.
Statistically, One in Ten Builders Will Be Injured in a Construction Site Accident
Our NJ personal injury law firm has a successful record of obtaining significant settlements and verdicts in construction site injury claims that result from:
- Being caught between objects
- Burns, including welding burn injuries and explosion accidents
- Construction truck injuries, forklift accidents
- Conveyor, hoist and crane accidents
- Equipment malfunction
- Fall injuries, defective scaffolding and unsafe ladders
- Hazardous toxic material and chemical exposure
- Injuries from falling products, materials and tools
- Injuries from roof, wall and trench collapses
- Nail gun injuries
- Power tool injuries, table saw accidents, air hammer injuries
Construction Accident Injuries and Fatalities
The construction industry has the greatest number of worker fatalities and serious injuries in the U.S. workforce. According to OSHA, nearly 800 construction accident deaths occurred in 2013. Serious construction accident injuries including traumatic brain injuries, fractures, dislocations, crush injuries, paralysis and amputation are likely to require extensive medical treatment and long-term care. Our New Jersey personal injury lawyers fight to ensure that your financial future is secure after a construction accident and you can get the care you need.
What if You Are an Undocumented Worker Injured on a Construction Job?
New Jersey case law has determined that workers injured on construction sites and in other workplace accidents have the right to sue the responsible party for damages, even if they are not working in the U.S. legally. Our attorneys work individually with our clients and understand their concerns regarding U.S. immigration laws. We are discreet and confidential, and work aggressively to settle the matter with the best possible financial outcome.
What to Do After Being Injured in a Construction Accident
It is essential that you contact a New Jersey construction accident lawyer as soon as possible after your injury or loss. Determining liability in a construction accident can be complicated, and an experienced attorney at Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow & McElroy can take steps now to preserve evidence and identify all responsible parties to ensure that you receive the full and fair compensation you deserve and all liable parties are held accountable for unlawful negligence.
Experienced Construction Accident Lawyers in New Jersey are Here to Help
From offices in Edison, Red Bank and Toms River, our lawyers advise and represent clients in personal injury and wrongful death claims throughout New Jersey. Call Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow & McElroy, LLP at 732-777-0100 or contact us by e-mail to arrange a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey construction accident lawyer at an office nearest to you.