Construction & Industrial Injuries Lawyer

Construction is a dangerous industry for workers in New Jersey. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 1 in 5 workplace deaths occurred in the construction industry in 2020. Just over one-third of the deaths in this industry were due to falls, slips, and trips, and were almost entirely from falls to a lower level. The construction industry accounted for 46.1 percent of all workplace fatal trips and falls in 2020.

If you have recently been the victim of a construction accident, it is important to have legal guidance from an experienced New Jersey personal injury lawyer. At Mandelbaum Barrett PC, our personal injury attorneys are here to fight for maximum compensation in your case. 

Construction accident injuries will result in costly medical expenses and unexpected time out of work. Undoubtedly, this will cause financial and emotional distress for you and your family. Our construction accident lawyers help accident victims throughout New Jersey recover compensation for their injuries.

New Jersey Workers’ Compensation vs. Third-Party Liability in Construction Accident Cases

When you’re injured at work in New Jersey, Workers’ Compensation laws generally prevent you from suing your employer. Because employers are legally required to provide you with Workers’ Compensation insurance, those benefits stand in place of a personal injury recovery.  Workers’ Compensation provides benefits such as:

While you cannot sue for additional benefits, you may receive additional compensation from a third party who is responsible for the accident.  In many cases, a third party, such as a general contractor or the manufacturer of defective equipment, whose negligence caused the construction accident, can be held liable for your injuries.

Through the third-party claims process, a New Jersey construction accident lawyer from our firm can advocate on your behalf to ensure compensation for:

Work With a Skilled New Jersey Construction Accident Lawyer

We handle cases from the beginning until we achieve a favorable settlement or take your case to trial. Our attorneys have a proven record of battling the insurance companies and contractors,  winning cases at trial. Our team includes attorneys who are Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey at Civil Trial Attorneys.

Please call our attorneys today at 973-585-5100.