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A: Scaffold accidents commonly occur due to negligent construction, and proving negligence means having the case investigated by a knowledgeable work accident lawyer with experience handling scaffold accident cases.

While it is ideal to have the scaffold examined after the accident to determine exactly what caused the accident, in many cases, this is not possible. However, this does not mean there is no proof of negligence. Oftentimes, negligence can be proved through circumstantial evidence such as eyewitness testimony.

In many scaffold accident cases, proving how the accident occurred, i.e., topple situation or collapse, will be sufficient. In some cases, an engineer may be needed to examine the evidence in the case and provide a professional opinion as to what caused the scaffold accident to occur. Read more about two common causes of scaffold accidents.

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To submit your case for review by our Pennsylvania and New Jersey work accident lawyers, call Click To Call. Our lawyers are available for a free, no obligation legal consultation, and can obtain special admission in other states, such as New York or Delaware, on a case by case basis.

Our scaffold work accident attorneys serve injured workers 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. Our lawyers can obtain special admission in other states on a case by case basis.

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