John-Mattiacci

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Working on construction sites can be very dangerous. However, the majority of construction accidents can be avoided by following simple safety rules.

As Philadelphia construction accident attorneys, both John Mattiacci and William Coppol have represented numerous clients who have been seriously injured in construction accidents. These accidents have occurred on construction sites and on job sites throughout Philadelphia, the surrounding counties, and in New Jersey.

Both John and Bill have successful fought for injured constructions workers and skilled laborers in a variety of construction accident cases. Our legal team have represented skilled workers from a number of different trades including carpenters, electricians, sprinkler fitters, glaziers, teamsters, and iron workers, just to name a few.

Aggressive construction accident lawyers from our firm have recovered money for injured workers in cases involving construction falls, work vehicle accidents, trench collapses, heat and steam burns, electrocutions, acid burns, hearing loss, and noise exposure.

Contact our team of construction accident attorneys today to discuss your case.

Speak to a Construction Accident Lawyer Today

It takes knowledge, skill, and tenacity to handle construction accident cases in Philadelphia. There is no substitute for experience.
Our Philadelphia construction accident attorneys have handled construction accident cases in Philadelphia for nearly twenty years.
When you need help you can rely upon the team at Mattiacci Law to fight for you.

Our construction accident lawyers stand ready to answer your questions. We are here to help. Contact our firm now for a free consultation.
The initial consultation is completely free. Call us now at 215-914-6919 or call toll free at 866-617-0050.

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Construction Accident Information

Trusted Construction Accident Lawyers Serving PA and NJ

Construction Site Falls

Construction falls represent a very large proportion of construction accidents, and they are among the deadliest. Learn more about construction sites falls accidents.

Scaffold Accidents

Scaffold accidents are frequently serious, and they can be caused by a variety of factors such as loose guardrails or supports, or careless behavior by a worker. Learn more about scaffold accident injuries.

Electrocution and Electric Shocks

Electrocution and electric shock accidents typically occur on construction sites – in fact, they are one of the top five leading causes of construction site deaths. Learn more about electrocution and electric shock injuries.

Trench Collapses

Dozens of construction workers are killed every year in trench collapse accidents, and many times that number are seriously injured. Learn more about trench collapse injuries.

Forklift Accidents

Vehicle accidents don’t always involve cars – they also can involve construction vehicles such as forklifts. Learn More About Forklift Accidents

How a Philadelphia Construction Accident Lawyer Can Help

If you or a family member has been injured in a construction accident in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, you get one opportunity to build your case against those who may be responsible. You need tough, knowledgeable, and experienced construction lawyers to handle your case. Our team of skilled construction accident lawyers have a track record of fighting and winning cases for injured workers and their families. We can put that experience to work for you.

For years, both John Mattiacci and Bill Coppol have handled serious construction accident cases. Our firm is very familiar with construction safety standards, including the safety standards instituted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). These safety standards must be followed on job sites to help minimize the risk of injury. When safety standards are violated, the lives of workers are put in danger.

As experienced Pennsylvania construction accident lawyers, we have investigated and examined construction accidents to evaluate whether any OSHA violations took place and who was responsible for any violation.

Our attorneys have gone toe to toe with big insurance companies and some of the largest construction companies in the tri-state area to get justice for our clients. We have been involved in construction cases involving anything major construction works to smaller residential projects. Our attorneys have litigated injury cases involving the Pennsylvania Convention Center Expansion project, the University of Pennsylvania health campus expansion, the former Sunoco refinery, and many other job sites across the area.

We are proud of the results our firm has obtained for clients in construction accident cases in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. John and Bill have variously served as lead and co-counsel in several of these cases, including:

  • $9 million recovery for a worker injured in construction site accident
  • $3 million recovery for a worksite fall case
  • $2 million recovery for a worksite vehicle accident
  • $1.65 million recovery for a union sprinkler fitter injured in a worksite fall
  • $500,000 settlement for a union iron worker that suffered hearing loss on a job site

These are just a sampling of the many construction accident cases our personal injury attorneys have handled. Put our experience to work for you. Contact our firm today for a free consultation.

A Word from a Client

My husband was seriously injured in an accident. It left him a paraplegic without bowel or bladder function. For nine months he lived in a rehab hospital. We had absolutely no experience with attorneys – never needed one before the accident. The best decision we made was when we called John Mattiacci. I can’t even remember the first two weeks during his surgery and hospital stay. Needless to say, we were overwhelmed. Between going back and forth daily to the rehab hospital I was too stressed to think about legal matters. John eased our minds. He led our fight, taking the stress away from me. He was so helpful in explaining how the entire process works. He handled everything while I concentrated on helping my husband heal. John gave his all to our case. His heart is as big as his mind. We could feel his genuine compassion for our family. As an example, in one of our court conferences, after John presented, there wasn’t a dry eye in the room (including the other side of the table). If we ever have a legal matter in the future, it will be John Mattiacci that we call. We could not recommend him more highly.

– AB

Sample Practice Areas

The Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at our firm frequently handle the following types of cases (among others):

About Our Injury Lawyers

John Mattiacci and Bill Coppol are fighters, by nature and by trade. They absolutely will not allow anyone to take advantage of their clients, either in court or at the negotiating table. Over their years of practice, John and Bill have achieved notable results and distinctions, including:

  • Recovering tens of millions of dollars on behalf of injured clients
  • Members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum (one percent of lawyers qualify)
  • Both John and Bill have been selected at Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Act Quickly, Act Decisively

The longer you wait to file a claim, the harder the claim will be to win. Eventually, the statute of limitations will catch up to you. If you have been injured in a construction accident, or if your loved one has been killed in such an accident, you are going to need expert legal representation to guide you through the legal maze that you will face.

Click here to contact a construction accident lawyer from the team at Mattiacci Law, LLC for a free consultation on these or any other accident case. You can also call our toll-free number at (866) 617-0050.

See What Our Clients Say

Dear Mr. Mattiacci, Thank you so much for doing an excellent job on my case. Thanks!

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Sharon K.

Philadelphia, PA

John, We just wanted to take a moment and thank you for all the hard work and commitment you and your paralegals put into our legal case. You have been patient, understanding and supportive over these past few years which in return made this difficult situation more bearable. Thanks again for everything you did and it was a pleasure meeting you. Thank you!

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Anthony and Lisa C.

Philadelphia, PA

I highly recommend John Mattiacci as an attorney. He has gone above and beyond what was required of him in my case. I could not have asked for a better attorney to help me through the trial process.

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Jill S.

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Construction Accident Blogs

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  • An Overview Of Pennsylvania’s Statutory Employer Doctrine

    October 10, 2015 | Read Time: 6 minutes

    Pennsylvania’s Statutory Employer Doctrine is a common defense in construction accident cases. The law was originally meant to protect workers. It has since been twisted to help defend employers from liability for workplace accidents. The history of the statutory employer defense Generally, if a person is hurt while working they cannot sue their employer. The...

  • John Mattiacci Settles Carpenter’s Lead Poisoning Case For $450,000

    November 11, 2013 | Read Time: < 1 minute

    Philadelphia trial lawyer John Mattiacci recently settled a lead poisoning case on behalf of a union carpenter for $450,000. The plaintiff worked as a union carpenter on the restoration of a historic building. Despite the property owner’s testing for lead, which showed high levels, no lead removal was performed prior to construction.  The plaintiff’s job...

  • A Grand Jury will Investigate the Recent Philadelphia Building Collapse

    June 6, 2013 | Read Time: < 1 minute

    A grand jury will investigate the Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people.  The grand jury will determine whether anyone other than crane operator Sean Benschop will face criminal charges. Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams said that the grand jury will review “any and all aspects” of the collapse. CNN reported that Williams said this will include City...