Pennsylvania & New Jersey Work Injury Lawyers: Logging Accidents

Major Victories by Our Logging and Mill Accident Lawyers

  • Six Figure Recovery – Sawmill accident resulting in hand amputation injuries while worker operated sawmill equipment
  • Six Figure Recovery – Sawmill accident resulting in hand amputation
  • $5.8 Million – Logging accident and unfair trade practices claim against insurer

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PA and NJ Logging and Timber Accident Cases

Whether for lumber or land clearing, logging is one of the most dangerous occupations in the U.S. In 2008, there were nearly 100 deaths per 100,000 workers. Logging involves heavy moving equipment and dangerous tools like chainsaws, operated under potentially severe environmental conditions such as wet, dense forests or extreme heat. In addition, logging operations happen far from emergency treatment. The Pennsylvania and New Jersey logging industries are regulated by OSHA and despite those regulations, logging accidents happen. Oftentimes, those accidents are fatal or result in catastrophic, life-altering injury.

The most common types of logging, timber or sawmill accidents happen as a result of:

  • being caught in/under/between
  • falls from elevation
  • struck by/against
  • logging truck accidents

Rights of Those Injured in Logging Accidents in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

In logging accident cases, the potential liable parties often include:

  • employers
  • contractors
  • subcontractors
  • equipment manufacturers, distributors and retailers
  • equipment rental companies
  • service/maintenance companies

Loggers who are seriously injured in Pennsylvania or New Jersey logging or timber accidents may be able to obtain financial compensation over and above workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, most injured loggers only make workers’ compensation claims and never seek expert advice as to whether there are other viable claims. It is vital to speak to an experienced Pennsylvania and New Jersey logging accident lawyer as soon as possible to determine liability of others. You may be entitled to compensation for future pain and suffering, future medical bills/treatment and more.

Pennsylvania and New Jersey Logging and Timber Accident Lawyers

At the Philadelphia, PA and NJ personal injury accident­­ law firm of Laffey, Bucci & Kent, our experienced attorneys are committed to providing quality representation and individual attention to their clients and their clients’ families. Our highly rated accident and injury lawyers and attorneys have many solid years of experience handling cases against contractors, subcontractors and product manufacturers in logging accidents. Their knowledge and expertise in dealing with defense counsel as well as insurance company representatives and adjusters can be invaluable when seeking justice in a logging accident injury case.

Being represented by a respected trial lawyer can make all the difference in your logging accident case.  Our personal injury lawyers are known for excellence in trial advocacy.  In 2011, all three of the firms’ partners, Jeff Laffey, Paul Bucci, and Brian Kent, were named in the 100 Top Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania by The National Trial Lawyers.

Our Philadelphia, PA and NJ logging accident lawyers will meet with you and discuss:

  • federal and state laws relating to logging accidents
  • contractor and subcontractor liability law
  • OSHA regulations
  • damages and proof

If you or a loved one has been seriously hurt or killed in a Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey or New York logging accident, contact our experienced, highly rated Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey logging accident lawyers for a free, confidential consultation. (866) 641-0806/Click To Call.

Our logging accident attorneys serve accident victims in the following areas: Allegheny County, PA; Berks County, PA; Bucks County, PA; Chester County, PA; Delaware County, PA; Lehigh County, PA; Montgomery County, PA; Northampton County, PA: Philadelphia County, PA; Atlantic County, NJ; Burlington County, NJ; Camden County, NJ; Cumberland County, NJ; Gloucester County, NJ; Salem County, NJ; New Castle County, DE; Kent County, DE; Atlantic City, NJ; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PA; Newark, NJ; Doylestown, PA; Media, PA; West Chester, PA; Norristown, PA; Camden, NJ; Wilmington, DE; Newark, DE; Georgetown, DE; and New Castle, DE.