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Construction Accidents

Allentown Construction Accident Attorney

Allentown, the state of Pennsylvania, and our nation all depend on the construction industry. To be sure, without construction and the many construction workers who labor day in and day out, our roads, buildings, and homes would not exist. Unfortunately, however, the construction industry is extremely dangerous and every year there are numerous construction workers injured or killed in construction-related accidents. What’s more, construction accidents often involve and harm third parties, such as drivers or pedestrians passing by construction zones when an accident happens.

At the law offices of van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin, our Allentown construction accident attorneys are formidable and know how to fight back against construction industry players.

Common Construction Site Accidents and Injuries

Construction site accidents are often very serious and are sometimes even deadly. This industry is so dangerous due to the nature of work, the heights at which employees work, and the large objects and machinery that are used to get the job done. Some of the most common construction site accidents include:

  • Falls from heights;
  • Slip and falls;
  • Electrocution injuries;
  • Falling objects;
  • Motor vehicle accidents; and
  • Caught in/in-between machinery incidents.

These accidents can result in myriad tragic injuries, such as:

  • Traumatic brain injuries;
  • Crush injuries;
  • Amputation injuries;
  • Spinal cord injuries;
  • Bone fracture injuries;
  • Internal injuries; and
  • Soft tissue injuries.

While construction workers are most often those who are harmed in accidents, it is possible for unsuspecting passersby to suffer injury as well. Falling objects are one of the greatest risks to non-construction industry individuals.

Recover the Settlement You Deserve

While the majority of construction workers are covered by workers’ compensation insurance, workers’ compensation may not be enough to fully compensate you for harm, nor may it be the only remedy available to you. If your injuries were caused by the negligence of a third party, you have the right to file a third-party liability claim for damages. Our legal team is one that contractors, subcontractors, and others in the construction industry fear due to our dedication, legal acumen, and aggressive legal practices. We know how to bring forth winning claims against at-fault parties and recover the full value of settlements that our clients deserve. Indeed, we are nationally acclaimed for our work challenging players in the construction industry.

Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

Whether you are a construction worker who was harmed in an on-the-job accident or a passerby who was injured in a construction site incident, our lawyers want to meet with you. We know how to ask the right questions to determine what happened, who was at fault, and who should be held liable for the harm you’ve suffered. We have decades of experience in and out of the courtroom and are passionate about protecting the rights of our clients.

To schedule your free consultation with our Allentown construction accident attorneys today, please call us directly or tell us more about your accident and injuries by sending us a message. We work seven days a week and promise to handle your case with the care it deserves.

Notable Case Results

Always Pursing the Best Possible Outcome
  • Motorcycle Accident $35.1 Million
  • Truck Accident $10 Million
  • Bicycle Accident $4.8 Million
  • Truck Accident $4.3 Million
  • Truck Accident $3.3 Million
  • Car Accident $1.7 Million
  • Car Accident by Drunk Driver $1.4 Million
  • Premises Liability $1.3 Million
  • Assault by Club Employee $1 Million
  • Premises Liability $1 Million
In the Media

Throughout the years, our firm and our individual attorneys have been recognized in both local and national media for our extensive legal knowledge, experience, and record of success. Our attorneys frequently appear in the media to provide insight and information on various legal matters, including high-profile cases.

Choosing the Right Firm Can Make All the Difference

  • Unrivaled Record of Success
    We have won tens of millions of dollars for injured victims, and have achieved countless "not guilty" verdicts for clients faced with criminal charges.
  • No Challenge too Big
    Our firm has handled some of the biggest cases in country, including representing the President of the United States.
  • Personalized Representation

    We understand that every case is unique. Therefore, we tailor our approach based on the facts of the case and the needs of our client. 

  • Uncompromising Passion
    Our competitive nature is one of our strongest qualities. You can be confident that no other firm will outwork our team.
  • Holistic Approach
    Not only do we want to excel legally for the client, but we also want to make sure we are strengthening their mind, body and spirt.
  • Supporting the Community
    Our team engages in many community events and regularly donates time and resources to many charitable organizations in Philadelphia.
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Home to Philadelphia’s most accomplished attorneys, van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin pairs diverse practice experience with a passion-driven, comprehensive law practice—all for the client’s benefit.