Get Legal Counsel from Certified Specialists
At The Boles Firm, we have been protecting the rights of Philadelphia's construction workers for over 25 years. Our dedicated construction workers' comp lawyers are Board Certified specialists in the field of workers' compensation, and are also AV Preeminent Rated® by Martindale-Hubbell®. Furthermore, Attorney Gregory J. Boles has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania's Super Lawyers® since 2007.
Were you injured in a construction accident?
According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 6.5 million construction workers work on around 252,000 construction sites on any given day. The fatality injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average for all other industries.
Some of the greatest hazards for construction workers include:
- Falls from heights
- Trench collapse
- Scaffold collapse
- Electric shock
- Repetitive motion injuries
Pennsylvania's Workers' Compensation Laws
If you sustained an on-the-job injury while working on a construction site, the Pennsylvania's Workers' Compensation Act ensures that you receive compensation for your medical expenses, and in the event that you are unable to work, wage-loss compensation benefits until you are well enough to return to work. If your loved one was killed in a construction accident, death benefits are available to the decedent's dependent survivors.
Workers' compensation benefits cover:
- Medical care
- Payments for lost wages (total and partial disability benefits)
- Specific loss benefits (loss of a body party, or hearing, or permanent disfigurement)
- Death benefits
- Occupational disease
Contact a Philadelphia Workers' Compensation Lawyer forYour Construction Injury
If you were injured in a construction accident, or if your loved one was killed on a construction site, it is imperative that you receive strong legal support from a dedicated legal professional. When injured in an accident, it's important to act quickly in order to protect your rights and expedite the payment process. Contact The Boles Firm today to schedule a free consultation with one of our Philadelphia workers' compensation lawyers! You can get all the information you need, absolutely risk-free.