Have you or a loved one been the victim of a scaffolding accident in the Philadelphia area? Scaffolding accidents are all too common in Philadelphia with the large number of highrise buildings and constant construction around the city. According to the United States Department of Labor, an estimated 2.3 million construction workers or 65 percent of the construction industry, work on scaffolds.
Due to this large need for scaffolding the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has set forth regulations to prevent scaffolding accidents from occurring. When construction workers do not follow the rules and regulations accidents occur.
If you have been injured in a scaffolding accident it is important that you contact an experienced lawyer. The attorney’s at Donaghue and Labrum, LLP, understand that construction workers have a duty to maintain a safe work environment and when that environment is compromised injuries occur.
When tools and other equipment fall from scaffolding it can result in serious injuries such as broken bones, traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries. When scaffolding collapses due to overloading or structural instability, catastrophic injuries can result.
We Can Help
The attorneys at Donaghue & Labrum, LLP, have been handling serious scaffolding accidents in the Philadelphia area for decades. If you have been injured due to a scaffolding collapse or a falling object then you need to call a personal injury lawyer right away. You may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering, medical expenses and lost wages. For a free consultation, call us today at (610) 565-9120 or send us a message using the form at the bottom of this page.