In New Jersey, construction workers are injured from work-related accidents every day. The top causes of construction-related injuries and fatalities are falls, being struck-by an object, electrocution, and being caught between objects. However, the majority of these work site accidents are entirely avoidable.

While construction work is very dangerous, we believe many of the injuries that come from construction work are completely avoidable. At Judd Shaw Injury Law™, we also believe those in charge who place workers at risk and fail to keep their workers safe must be held accountable.

If you were injured during the course of your employment, then your compensation may be subject to the no-fault-based system of workers’ compensation. You also have the right to bring a third-party claim against those responsible for your injuries, which were caused by negligent acts or failures to act. At Judd Shaw Injury Law™, we aggressively protect the rights of our clients against general contractors, property owners, equipment manufacturers, or other subcontractors working on the site.

Some of the common construction accidents that happen are listed below. If you’ve been injured as a result of one of these accidents, call us right now and Demand Justice.

  • Fall injuries from defective scaffolding or unsafe ladders
  • Injuries from falling products such as materials and tools
  • Being caught between objects
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Burns from explosion accidents or welding injuries
  • Injuries from construction trucks and forklift accidents
  • Accidents from conveyors, hoists, and cranes
  • Malfunctioning equipment
  • Exposure to chemicals and hazardous toxic material
  • Injuries from roof, wall, and trench collapses
  • Nail gun injuries
  • Overexertion
  • Injuries from power tools such as table saws and air hammers

If you’ve been injured in a construction accident, it’s important that you contact a New Jersey construction accident lawyer. Determining liability in a construction accident tends to be very complicated. Demand justice for your injuries and contact our team of construction accident injury attorneys at Judd Shaw Injury Law™ at 732-888-8888 or at

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Content edited by personal injury attorney Judd Shaw. From the beginning, Judd established a set of Core Values laying out the pursuit for excellence in client service. He is a regular host of the Working The Wow podcast, with the belief that providing an exceptional client experience is just as important as delivering a quality service or product. You can find us in Red Bank and Tom‘s River, New Jersey.