New Jersey Construction Accident Lawyer
Knowledgeable Construction Site Injury Attorney in Hamilton, NJ Helps Injured Victims Recover Full Compensation Following Accidents in Mercer County, Middlesex County, Ocean County, and Throughout NJ
Construction sites are among some of the most dangerous workplaces in America. Not only do they pose a serious risk of injury to the workers on site, but even visitors to the site, innocent bystanders, or passersby can be injured when an accident occurs. A construction accident can leave its victims with catastrophic, life-altering injuries that a person may never fully recover from. A victim of a construction accident may also have to face the prospect of massive medical bills, all while they are out of work and unable to earn a living or support their family. That is why, for over two decades, a New Jersey construction accident lawyer at Hartman Duff, LLC have aggressively pursued fair and full financial recovery for our clients who have been injured in devastating construction accidents. We’ve recovered millions of dollars in total for injured victims in Mercer County and throughout New Jersey.
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If you or a loved one have suffered injuries in a construction accident, let the compassionate personal injury lawyers at Hartman Duff, LLC go to work to protect your rights and interests and to make sure that you receive fair and full compensation from those parties that are liable to compensate you for your injuries and damages. Contact our New Jersey construction accident lawyers today for a free initial case review.
Common Types of Construction Accidents in New Jersey
Of all of the types of construction accidents that happen every day in New Jersey, almost a quarter of them involve falls. Because of the nature of construction work, you may find yourself working on or around cranes, roofs, ladders, and the scaffolding that always surrounds building projects.
Aside from falls, other types of construction accidents include:
- Scaffolding accidents
- Ladder accidents
- Crane accidents
- Forklift accidents
- Roof collapse accidents
- Heavy machinery accidents
- Electrocution accidents
- Injuries caused by falling debris
- Building, trench, or tunnel collapse
- Injuries caused by heavy lifting
- Repetitive stress injuries
- Fires and explosions
- Exposure to hazardous chemicals or toxic substances
If you have been injured in a construction accident, the experienced New Jersey construction accident lawyers at Hartman Duff, LLC can review the exact situation of your case and advise you on the best course of action, which might include filing suit against the party responsible for your injuries.
Establishing Liability for Construction Accidents in New Jersey
Establishing liability for construction accidents in New Jersey is often complicated by the exact facts of an individual case.
We can help you pursue workers’ compensation benefits if you are a construction worker injured on site. We will also thoroughly investigate your accident to determine whether you may have additional legal causes of action, such as filing a products liability claim for defective equipment or machinery, or a personal injury claim against a third-party whose negligence or recklessness caused your accident.
If you were an innocent bystander or passerby injured by a construction accident, we can certainly help you pursue a personal injury claim against those parties who bear legal fault for your injuries.
In order to determine liability in your accident, we will review the details of your case and consider the following factors:
- Who was responsible for the purchase, manufacture, and maintenance of the equipment that injured you?
- Who was managing and supervising the construction site at the time of your accident?
- Who exactly were you working for at the time of your accident – was it your employer or a third party?
- Given that construction sites can be large and complex, where exactly did your injury take place?
- What were the exact conditions at the work site when you were injured – was it reasonable that work should have been done at that time on that day given the conditions?
At Hartman Duff, LLC, our New Jersey construction accident lawyers will help you pursue compensation for your injuries and damages no matter the circumstances of your construction accident.
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Common Construction Accident Injuries in New Jersey
In our years of experience helping people who have suffered as a result of construction accidents, the most common injuries our clients have sustained include:
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Exposure to toxic chemicals and substances
- Heat stroke
- Bone fracture and muscle tears and sprains
- Eye injuries
- Amputations and loss of limbs
- Loss of hearing
- Partial or full-body paralysis
- Hypothermia and frostbite
No matter whether your construction accident has left you with chronic or life-threatening injuries, our New Jersey construction accident lawyers will help you get the financial recovery you deserve.
Contact an Experienced New Jersey Construction Accident Lawyer to Discuss Options Today
If you or a loved one have been seriously injured in a construction accident, schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with the experienced New Jersey construction accident lawyers from Hartman Duff, LLC. We are here to help you understand your legal rights and options following your construction accident and to fight to get you and your family the financial compensation you need and deserve to recover from the injuries and damages that you have suffered. Don’t wait to begin the process of securing the financial recovery you are entitled to. Contact us today.
Frequently Asked Questions About Construction Accidents and Injuries in New Jersey
We do. The Hartman Duff, LLC legal team has experience in all areas of injury law, including those involving construction accident injuries and loss of life. If you have been involved in a construction accident in Mercer County, Burlington County, Somerset County, Middlesex County, and throughout New Jersey, contact us today.
Yes. In cases where a family member has been killed in a construction accident in New Jersey, the family should meet with our experienced construction accident law firm to review the exact details of the case and discuss the possibility of a wrongful death lawsuit.
It’s very possible that you do. There have been many successful lawsuits in New Jersey and across the nation on behalf of workers who have developed respiratory diseases such as asbestosis, black lung, and silicosis. Please do not delay – contact the team at Hartman Duff, LLC to discuss the facts surrounding your respiratory disease caused by years of construction work.