While construction represents progress and development, construction sites also rank among some of the most dangerous places in New Jersey and across the country. Construction sites are often busy, chaotic places, with lots of vehicles and motorized equipment driving around, heavy tools and machinery being used, and hazardous materials being stored and used during construction. Construction workers often must complete their jobs in precarious positions, such as on roofs, scaffolding, or ladders. Workers can face countless accident risks throughout the workday. When construction sites are located in more densely populated towns and cities, a construction site accident can even affect and injure bystanders and passers-by who have nothing to do with the construction project. A construction accident has the potential to cause catastrophic and life-altering injuries. If you’ve been hurt in a construction accident, you need an aggressive Paterson construction accident lawyer that is ready to work as hard as necessary to ensure you receive every penny of financial compensation you need and deserve.
With Camili & Capo, PA, you can rest assured that you are being represented by a battle-tested litigator with extensive experience arguing cases before juries and winning verdicts at trial. When you have legal representation that has the confidence to pursue your case to a workers’ comp hearing or to court in a personal injury claim, insurance companies will know that you won’t settle for anything less than fair and full compensation.
Contact Camili & Capo, PA today for a free case evaluation to learn more about how a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can help you to fight for maximum compensation for your injuries and damages from a construction accident.
If you’ve been injured in a construction accident, you may have several options for seeking financial compensation for your injuries and damages, depending on your circumstances and the underlying details of the accident.
If you are a construction worker who was injured in an accident at work, you may be eligible to seek workers’ compensation benefits from your employer. Workers’ comp benefits can include:
If you were injured in an on-the-job construction accident by a third party or by a a defective piece of equipment or machinery, or if you were an innocent bystander or passerby injured by a construction accident, you may also be entitled to bring a personal injury claim against the party or parties responsible for the accident. A personal injury claim may entitle you to recover compensation for:
A knowledgeable Paterson construction accident lawyer can help you evaluate your options for financial recovery after you’ve been injured in a construction accident and ensure that you can maximize the amount of compensation you receive in your case.
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Being injured in a construction accident can prove financially devastating. Fortunately, you may be entitled to pursue financial compensation that can help cover your medical expenses and lost wages and potentially provide you some measure of recovery for the harm and distress you’ve had to endure. Pursuing construction accident cases can become incredibly complex, especially when you have multiple avenues available to you for compensation. Camili & Capo, PA can help you after you’ve been in a construction accident by:
A construction accident can leave you with serious and life-changing injuries. Don’t delay seeking the financial compensation you need and deserve to help with your recovery and with getting back to normal life after an accident. Call or contact Camili & Capo, PA today for a free consultation to discuss with an experienced Paterson construction accident lawyer how you might be eligible to pursue financial recovery and accountability from those responsible for the construction accident and your injuries.
Depending on the circumstances of a construction accident, there may be one or even several parties that have liability for injuries resulting from the accident, including the property owner where the construction site/project is located, the general contractor, subcontractors, or even the manufacturers of equipment or materials on the construction site that turn out to be defective and cause an accident.
Generally, you have two years to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for injuries you’ve suffered in a construction accident, no matter whether you are pursuing a personal injury claim or a workers’ compensation claim. Personal injury lawsuits must be filed within two years of the date of the accident, while formal claim petitions for workers’ compensation benefits must be filed within two years of the date of the accident or two years from the date of the last payment of benefits.
The great anxiety that people have when they meet with attorneys is the cost associated with quality legal representation. That’s understandable. But with Camili & Capo, PA, we’re always trying to get top dollar for your injuries, because we don’t get paid unless you get paid.
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