In representing construction accident victims, Saltz
Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky is the nation's most specialized
and experienced law firm.
Far more than most lawyers, SMBB attorneys understand the
inherent dangers involved in an industry whose workers represent
just 6 percent of the U.S. workforce yet suffer at least 20
percent of all workplace fatalities.
Over the past three decades SMBB's team of construction accident
attorneys has represented more than 1,000 workers in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and elsewhere. We repeatedly
handle cases involving the most common causes of of on the job
Philadelphia magazine said it best in its 1999
Best Lawyers issue: "Robert Mongeluzzi
gets big verdicts for workers hurt in
construction accidents." Lawdragon magazine
called him "the king of construction site
Led by Mr. Mongeluzzi, SMBB's team of attorneys have handled
more such cases than any other plaintiffs' firm in the United
States. They have secured more million dollar construction
accident verdicts and settlements than any U.S. law firm,
- $101 million
settlement - the largest construction case settlement in
U.S. history - for the four workmen killed and 30 injured in the
2003 collapse of the Tropicana Casino parking garage in Atlantic
- $75 million
verdict - the largest ever awarded an individual U.S.
construction worker - for a road construction flagman run over by a
We know construction. Many of our friends and family members are
involved and invested in the industry. Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett
& Bendesky's attorneys have a deep understanding of safety
codes and modern technology. We exhaustively search safety records,
take comprehensive depositions and have pioneered the use of video
technology and computer animation to illustrate how each accident
happened and its impact on our clients.
Mr. Mongeluzzi wrote the Construction Accident Litigation
chapter in Tort Litigation, the American Association
for Justice's most ambitious publication ever. For decades he also
has written about and taught other lawyers throughout the region
and country how to handle such cases.
Compensation for Construction Accidents
Property owners, general contractors, contractors,
construction managers, construction companies and equipment
manufacturers may all be liable for construction accidents.
SMBB's attorneys work tenaciously to help you get all the
compensation to which you may be entitled - including compensation
for pain and suffering, emotional trauma, medical costs, lost
income and future earnings.
If you have been injured or a family member has been injured or
killed as a result of a construction accident, Saltz Mongeluzzi
Barrett & Bendesky is committed to obtaining all the results
you need and deserve. To learn how we can help, contact our construction
accident attorneys today.