CIVIL VERDICTS - PREMISES LIABILITY * Estate of Joan DeMarco v. The Marquis - Decedent business tenant of apartment/office complex owner murdered by former employee of defendant in violent assault during office burglary. Plaintiff's estate alleged negligent security theory of liability against defendant. Settlement negotiated with responsible insurance company in excess of One Million Two Hundred Thousand ($1,200,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. * Khaled Bakar v. Home Properties, Inc. - Plaintiff was standing on third floor balcony of friend's apartment owned by defendant, when the floor suddenly collapsed causing plaintiff to fall to ground. Plaintiff sustained fractured ribs, non-displaced tibia fracture and herniated disc, which was treated with physical therapy and multiple epidural injections. Montgomery County jury returned a verdict in the amount of Seven Hundred and Sixty Nine Thousand ($769,000.00) Dollars. Plaintiff filed Motion for Delay Damages which was granted and case was settled for Nine Hundred Thousand ($900,000.00) Dollars. * CIVIL VERDICTS - AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS * Riccardo v. Kim - Plaintiff sustained fractured cervical vertebrae at C5-6 level which required two surgeries and metal screws, arising from a two vehicle automobile accident. Out-of-court settlement negotiated with responsible insurance carriers in amount of Four Hundred Thousand ($400,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. * Estate of Robert Kane v. Joseph Falco - Decedent killed while passenger in one-car accident where intoxicated driver lost control of vehicle. Wrongful death claim settlement negotiated with responsible insurance company in the amount of Six Hundred and Sixty Thousand ($660,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. * Vinnie Moss v. Baldi Transportation/Erie Insurance Company - Plaintiff awarded Two Hundred Thirty Five Thousand ($235,000.00) Dollars by jury after trial. Defendant trucking company bankrupt and uninsured. Uninsured motorist claim settlement negotiated with plaintiff's insurance company in the amount of Two Hundred Thousand ($200,00.00) Dollars. * CIVIL VERDICTS - LIQUOR LIABILITY * Gerald & Irene Kane v. Dublin Wine and Spirits and Commonwealth of PA - Plaintiff husband and wife sustained multiple injuries in head-on collision with drunk driver. Husband-plaintiff sustained head injury resulting in brain hemorrhage and coma, with substantial recovery. Wife-plaintiff sustained broken ankle. Out-of-court settlement successfully negotiated against defendants prior to trial. Husband's claim - Two Hundred Forty Thousand ($240,000.00) Dollars. Wife's claim - Ninety Thousand ($90,000.00) Dollars. (Bucks County)* Edward Pisarek v. Adriatric Club - Plaintiff police officer assaulted while on duty by intoxicated bar patron skilled in martial arts. Plaintiff sustained permanent partial hearing loss and multiple lacerations. Non-jury trial verdict in favor of plaintiff and against defendant in amount of One Hundred Fifty Thousand ($150,000.00) Dollars. (Philadelphia County) CIVIL VERDICTS - PRODUCT LIABILITY* Keith Rosenberger v. Galoob Toys, Inc. - Plaintiff sustained temporary partial loss of vision in one eye with increased risk of future glaucoma, when struck in eye by defendants' children's toy, while plaintiff demonstrated newly purchased toy for child. Out-of-court settlement successfully negotiated against defendants in the amount of One Hundred Fifty Thousand ($150,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. (Montgomery County)* Raymond Cost v. Caterpillar, Inc. - Plaintiff sustained partial amputation of his lower leg, when his foot was crushed in an unguarded pinchpoint of rotating couplings inside engine area, while plaintiff was performing maintenance of defendant's heavy trash compactor/metal shearer. Out-of-court settlement successfully negotiated against defendant in the amount of Four Hundred Seventy Five Thousand ($475,000.00) Dollars prior to trial. (Montgomery County)

Accidents often occur in the construction industry, and can result in serious injuries or even death in some cases. When you contact a construction accident attorney for help, you can focus on recovering from your injuries or grieving the loss of your loved one, while your attorney focuses on protecting your financial interests. At the law firm of McMahon, McMahon & Lentz, we have handled a wide variety of severe and fatal construction accident cases, and helped countless clients recover compensation for their injuries or for the loss of a loved one. With experience handling construction accident cases throughout the state of Pennsylvania, our construction accident attorneys have the knowledge necessary to assist you with your claim.

Your Rights to Compensation

Whether you have suffered serious injuries while working at a commercial building construction site, at a residential construction project, or on another type of construction site, a construction accident lawyer will tell you that you have the right to compensation if another person or company caused your injuries. Where negligent or careless actions occur, and an accident results that causes injuries, the negligent party can be held financially responsible. Some examples as to how negligence might happen on a construction site include the following:

  • Violating U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) rules or regulations
  • Failing to adequately operate or maintain equipment
  • Forgoing the use of safety mechanisms for workers
  • Disposing of chemicals or other hazardous materials in an unsafe manner
  • Failing to maintain a workplace free of debris and other hazards

Particularly if an accident occurred at a large worksite, it may be difficult to determine the negligent party or parties whose actions led to the accident. This is where a construction accident attorney can help. By thoroughly investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding your construction accident, the lawyers of McMahon, McMahon & Lentz have the knowledge and skills to help you hold accountable all of those parties who may be responsible for the accident that led to your injuries or the loss of your family member.

Available Damages in Construction Accident Cases

Every construction accident is different, and the damages available often depend on the nature of the injuries suffered by the victim of the accident, and whether the accident ultimately was permanently disabling or even fatal. Whether you have sustained a traumatic brain injury, broken bones, internal injuries, lacerations, or a spinal cord injury, the negligent party responsible for the accident may be liable for damages, including medical bills, lost wages due to your inability to work on a temporary or permanent basis, and the costs of long-term care or treatment of your injuries.

Call Your Pennsylvania Construction Accident Attorneys Now

When a serious or fatal construction accident occurs, it is vital to act immediately in order to protect your rights. Contact McMahon, McMahon & Lentz today at 1-800-859-6262 and make an appointment for a free initial consultation with one of our construction accident lawyers in metropolitan Philadelphia.

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