Scaffolding Accident Attorneys in Pittsburgh
In Allegheny County & Throughout Western PA Our Construction Accident Attorneys Are Here To Help You
Millions of construction workers use scaffolding every year to lift themselves, their tools and their equipment to higher levels of a building. Scaffolding is often many stories above ground level, making working very risky. Consequently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has numerous regulations about safety precautions when a construction project requires the use of scaffolding.
For answers to Frequently Asked Questions about scaffolding accidents in Pittsburgh, PA, visit the Goodrich & Geist, P.C. construction accident FAQ page.
Western PA Injury Lawyers Can Advise You About Your Rights
Falls from scaffolding and ladders are the most frequent cause of fatalities among construction workers, according to OSHA. If those falls resulted from another party’s negligence, injured workers and the families of those killed may be eligible for compensation. To learn about your options after a scaffolding fall, contact the Pittsburgh injury attorneys at Goodrich & Geist, P.C., Contact us online today for your free consultation.
Causes Of Scaffolding Accidents
Construction workers suffer injury and death while working on scaffolding because:
- OSHA fall protection rules were not followed
- Workers were not provided safety training
- Scaffolding was not correctly assembled and installed, making a collapse likely
- Tools and supplies were not properly secured, increasing the chance that they could fall on workers below
When these conditions were the result of negligence, victims may be eligible for compensation.
Why Hire Goodrich and Geist After A Scaffolding Injury?
Our attorneys are known for responding to the challenges of difficult cases; scaffolding accident cases can be complex. There are many parties involved in construction projects, and pinpointing the responsible party can be challenging. We dig deep to build strong cases, visiting the scene and consulting with engineers and other experts. Perhaps most importantly, we respect the hard working people of Western Pennsylvania who came to us for help after a serious injury. We explain everything in ordinary language, not legalese. You are not just another case to us; we use our creativity and knowledge to get you the best results possible.
Contact Our Pittsburgh Scaffolding Accident Lawyers
If you were injured or lost a loved one n a scaffolding accident, find out about your legal options. Contact the Pittsburgh attorneys at Goodrich & Geist, P.C., for a free consultation or telephone 412-766-1455. Our attorneys help clients in Western Pennsylvania, including Allegheny County, Beaver County, Butler County, Westmoreland County, Washington County, and Erie County.