Category Archives: Construction Site Accidents

Construction site accidents can be particularly complex, and many potential liable parties must be examined to ensure the worker receives the full amount of benefits owed.

Can a Person Get Workers Comp After a Forklift Accident?

All cases where a construction worker or contractor has been injured should be reviewed by an experienced attorney. Workers comp may be available, but there may be additional avenues of relief that the worker would never know existed without having an attorney review the situation. A person may be able to receive workers comp after a forklift accident, but there may be additional parties responsible, as well. In this video, construction accident lawyer Daniel Jeck explains that he is currently investigating a case where a worker was tragically killed in a forklift accident. Video Transcription: I am handling a case right now on a worksite where a forklift truck, which was carrying a trailer, caused the trailer to slip off the forks and land on my client and killing him instantly. At this point, we’re just investigating this case and we’re going to see whether or not there was a…
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What are Examples of Premises Liability Cases?

When a person is seriously injured on a construction site or a business, the owner of the property may be responsible. In this video, attorney Daniel Jeck reviews some examples of premises liability cases he’s seen and handled over the years. Whether you are a construction worker injured by defective equipment on a site, or a person seriously harmed while shopping at a retail store, you may have a claim for medical bills, lost wages and more. Watch this video to understand a property owner’s duty to others on the premises. Video Transcription: One of the types of cases that our firm handles is premises liability cases. That’s a category that covers many types of injuries and many types of situations. If you are at a construction yard working on heavy-duty equipment and you are injured because the equipment fails or because a co-employee or somebody else injures you that…
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Do I Always Get Workers Comp When Injured on The Job?

After an on-the-job accident, employees may have to file a claim against their company’s workers comp insurance. When injured on the job, workers comp can provide partial lost wages and pay for medical benefits. However, not all employers carry workers’ compensation, and an injured person may have additional options and avenues for recovery beyond such benefits. This is why it is so important to discuss your workplace accident with an experienced lawyer before filing a claim. In this video, personal injury attorney Daniel Jeck discusses workers comp and what people should do after an accident. Video Transcription: We represent a variety of people that have been injured on the work site, and in Pennsylvania and in many other states, there is something called workers’ compensation law. Which means that if you’ve been injured by the misconduct of your employer or by the misconduct of a co-employee, and there is workers’…
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