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Seasoned Springfield Construction Site Accident Lawyer Delivers Peace of Mind

Pursuing justice for victims of construction accidents in Massachusetts

Heavy equipment, high-powered tools and uncertain terrain make construction sites among the most dangerous workplaces. In 2016, 991 construction workers nationwide were killed on the job — more fatalities than in any other industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you or a family member has been injured at a construction site, the Law Offices of Harold I. Resnic urges you to contact us to discuss your case. We have successfully handled construction accident cases for 40 years in Springfield, Massachusetts, and we know what is needed to obtain full compensation for your injuries.

Common dangers on construction sites

Some of the most common construction site accidents involve:

  • Heavy equipment (forklifts, back hoes, cranes, trucks)
  • Electrocution
  • Falling objects
  • Falls from heights
  • Falls into holes
  • Collapsing trenches
  • Fire/explosion
  • Toxic substances
  • Power tools
  • Motor vehicle accidents

No matter the type of construction accident, victims and their families trust our construction accident attorney to help. We will investigate every aspect of your case by:

  • Reviewing your medical records
  • Consulting medical and construction experts
  • Examining the accident site
  • Documenting the hazardous conditions
  • Talking to witnesses
  • Identifying all possible responsible parties and documenting their relationships

We will pursue a case that maximizes your recovery, whether we achieve that through workers’ compensation or a negligence lawsuit.

Workers’ compensation claims for MA construction accidents

As with workers injured in other types of workplace accidents, victims of construction accidents are eligible for workers’ compensation to cover their medical expenses, lost wages and potentially some retraining for another job. Workers’ comp does not require that you prove anyone was at fault: the insurance is provided by your employer as a requirement for doing business. However, if your employer or someone else, such as a contractor, subcontractor or property owner, was responsible for your injury, you may be able to file an injury lawsuit against them.

Do not accept a workers’ compensation settlement before speaking to an attorney — you could forfeit your right to file a lawsuit against any responsible individuals or companies.

Contact an experienced construction accident attorney in Springfield for a free consultation

For more than four decades, the Law Offices of Harold I. Resnic has vigorously pursued justice for victims of construction accidents in Massachusetts. Schedule a free initial consultation by calling 413-301-9124 or contacting us online. Our Springfield law office is near Hampden Superior Court and the Mass Mutual Center. We meet with clients Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment; we will visit you in the hospital. If you visit our office, there is an on-site parking garage, and we are easily reached by public transportation.

Testimonials
  • "I was rendered totally disabled because of a car accident while my car was parked. The other driver’s insurance company has admitted that its insured was at fault but has refused to offer a fair settlement. Attorney Resnic has been aggressive in suing the insurance company for bad faith handling of my claim and is seeking three times my damages plus attorneys’ fees and costs. If you want an attorney that will fight for you, this is the guy. " - TD

  • "Attorney Harold Resnic is extremely professional, knowledgeable, and well-respected. He settled my Workers’ Compensation case for $350,000 when the employer disputed the fact that I even had an accident. He is now suing the people responsible for my injuries so that I can collect damages for my pain and Suffering." - LD

  • "I was seriously hurt in a fall on snow and ice in my employer’s parking lot. Attorney Resnic got me a generous settlement for the Workers’ Compensation claim and for my claim against the building owner and maintenance company for pain and suffering. I highly recommend Attorney Harold Resnic." - DG

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