Construction Accident Attorney & Lawyer in Philadelphia

Construction Accidents

Verdicts & Settlements

$227,000,000 Salvation Army Thrift Store Collapse Trial Record Settlement

$101,000,000 Tropicana Casino Parking Garage Collapse

$75,000,000 Construction Accident Victim

$36,000,000 Montco Apartment Fire

$17,000,000 Record Settlement in Case Of Man Killed by Crane Hook

$16,500,000 Lehigh County Industrial Accident Case

$16,300,000 Settlement Reached in Ironworker's Leg Amputation Case

$14,000,000 Roofer Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury

See Many More Multi-Million Dollar Results

construction accident attorney philadelphiaIn 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 accidents:

Proven Results

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 accidents."

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, including:

  • $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 City, N.J.
  • $75 million verdict - the largest ever awarded an individual U.S. construction worker - for a road construction flagman run over by a drunk driver.


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.

Construction Accidents Attorneys

Robert J. Mongeluzzi

Office: 215-575-2989

Larry Bendesky
Larry Bendesky Managing Shareholder

Office: 215-575-2952
Mobile: 610-639-3221

Andrew R. Duffy
Andrew R. Duffy Partner

Office: 215-575-2988
Mobile: 609-320-4919

Adam J. Pantano
Adam J. Pantano Partner

Office: 215-575-2954

Robert W. Zimmerman

Office: 215-575-3898

Michael A. Budner
Michael A. Budner Associate

Office: 215-575-3875