If you were injured in a Quakertown, PA, construction accident, you may be eligible to recover compensation. Injured workers in Pennsylvania can file workers’ compensation claims, and many are eligible to collect damages in private lawsuits as well. A construction accident lawyer in Quakertown, PA, can help you get the money you deserve.
At Cordisco & Saile LLC, we fight for the rights of injured victims. Our team can make sure your workers’ compensation claim is successful. We will push back against any challenges from your employer. If someone other than your employer is responsible for your injury, we can seek damages from them in a private lawsuit. We do not collect a fee until we win, so there is no risk to you in working with us. For a free consultation, call 215-642-2335 today.
Cordisco & Saile LLC Fights for Your Rights After a Construction Site Injury
Construction sites are minefields of hazards, often causing injuries to workers, contractors, and passersby. When someone gets hurt on a construction site, at least one other party is usually responsible. In many cases, it is the injured party’s employer, in which case we can file a workers’ compensation claim. But other parties may share in the liability. The Cordisco & Saile LLC team investigates your injury, determining all responsible parties and collecting evidence against them.
Workers’ Compensation Claims
Under Pennsylvania law, private companies must cover their employees under the workers’ compensation program. Your employer, if it is following the law, pays workers’ compensation premiums on your behalf. If you get hurt on the job, you can file a claim and recover damages.
In exchange for offering this coverage, your employer receives protection from litigation. Except in certain rare circumstances, you may not sue your employer over an on-the-job injury if you were covered under workers’ compensation.
The Cordisco & Saile LLC team can help you file a workers’ compensation claim for your construction site injury. If your employer challenges the claim, we can fight back and make sure you get paid.
Why Employers Challenge Workers’ Compensation Claims
If your employer is already paying premiums for you to have workers’ compensation, as required by law, why would it try to deny your claim?
Like most insurance, workers’ compensation charges higher premiums to those it deems high risk. If the program is continually paying out on behalf of a particular employer, eventually that employer will have to pay more to insure its workers. Your employer may try to avoid this scenario by denying your claim.
When Your Employer Can Challenge Your Workers’ Compensation Claim
Only in limited scenarios may your employer challenge your workers’ compensation claim. If it can prove your injury resulted from drug or alcohol intoxication or reckless misconduct, it may have grounds to deny your claim.
But even if your injury was your fault, a result of carelessness or a mistake or error on the job, your employer cannot deny your claim on those grounds.
The Cordisco & Saile LLC team will fight back against any attempt by your employer not to pay you the workers’ compensation benefits you deserve. For a free consultation, call us at 215-642-2335.
Filing a Private Lawsuit
While workers’ compensation laws prevent you from suing your employer for an on-the-job injury, these rules do not apply to other responsible parties. If someone other than your employer was negligent or contributed to your injury in any way, we may be able to seek damages from them in a private lawsuit.
Non-employer parties potentially responsible for your construction injury include:
- Job site owners
- Equipment manufacturers
- Contractors and subcontractors
The Cordisco & Saile LLC Team Can Help You Win Damages for All Construction Site Injuries
We have won benefits for clients injured in a variety of ways on construction sites. No matter the nature of your injury, we are eager to hear from you, and we can help you pursue compensation.
Call us if you were injured by any of the following, or in any other way:
- Motor vehicle accident
- Heavy equipment accident
- Falling object
- Slip and fall
- Collapsing scaffolding
- Heavy lifting
- Repetitive stress
- Harness malfunction
- Hazardous materials
- Toxic chemicals
The Cordisco & Saile LLC team fights for your rights and the compensation you deserve no matter the exact circumstances of your injury. We want to hear from you, and we want to help. To schedule a free consultation with a member of our team, call 215-642-2335 today.
Trust Our Dedicated Legal Team to Fight for the Fair Compensation You Deserve
After a construction site injury in Quakertown, PA, you may be eligible to recover a long list of damages. This compensation includes money to pay for your economic losses (those involving actual financial depletion) as well as for losses that cannot be quantified in dollar terms, such as the loss of enjoyment of life.
The Cordisco & Saile LLC team will itemize all of your economic losses and fight for the full amount. We will also help you recover as much money as possible under Pennsylvania law for your non-economic damages.
Your settlement or award may include compensation for:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Reduced earning capacity
- Pain and suffering and inconvenience
- Emotional anguish
- Loss of consortium
- Scarring and disfigurement
The Pennsylvania Statute of Limitations for Construction Site Injuries
In Pennsylvania, you have two years from the date of your construction injury to file a lawsuit. If you let this deadline pass, you could lose your right to recover compensation, even if you have a strong case with compelling evidence.
If we need to, Cordisco & Saile LLC can take quick legal action to prevent the statute from expiring. To speak with a member of our team right away, call us at 215-642-2335.
Receive a Free Construction Accident Case Evaluation in Quakertown, PA, by Calling 215-642-2335
If you got hurt on a construction site in Quakertown, PA, the Cordisco & Saile LLC team wants to hear from you. Our lawyers will fight for your rights and the compensation you deserve. Call us today for a free consultation: 215-642-2335.