Construction Accidents

 

Construction worksites can be dangerous places.  Depending on the circumstances causing an accident, sometimes workers can seek compensation beyond a claim for workers’ compensation benefits.  For example, if the injury was caused by the negligence of a person or entity that was not the injured person’s employer, he/she may be able to recover damages from that person or entity.  Such instances include cases where the injury was caused by a defective piece of equipment or a chemical exposure, or by the actions of someone onsite employed by a different company.  

Common construction accident cases include injuries caused by:

  • Chemical exposures 

  • Defective equipment 

  • Inadequate fall prevention systems 

  • Open holes in floors, stairways or worksite ground

  • Wall and/or roof collapses 

  • Drops and shifts of material loads 

  • Improper scaffolding 

  • Negligent blasting and/or tunneling

  • Overturned cranes and/or scissor lifts

116 S. Broad Street

• Suite A •

Kennett Square, PA 19348

21 W. Washington Street

• Suite C •

West Chester, PA 19380

Call Us Today (484)653-0774

© 2021 by Sheridan Lawyers 

DISCLAIMER & TERMS OF USE. This website provides general information about the law office of Sheridan Lawyers P.C. The information within this site is not, nor is it intended to be

legal advice. You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own particular situation. Neither our presentation of the information on the site nor your receipt

of the information creates a lawyer-client relationship or imposes any obligation on the law office of Sheridan Lawyers P.C.