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Professional, kind and courteous. Always there to answer your questions. They treat you more like family than just a client. Very happy with the outcome and their service. Would recommend them to anyone needing legal assistance.
- G.V. March 3, 2017
Thank you for standing by me and believing in me. You never gave up on me. When the odds were against me and I felt I didn’t have a chance, you kept reassuring me not to give up hope. I still can’t believe the amount after the deposition. I felt I didn’t stand a chance. You are the most amazing person and I am indebted to you forever! To my hard working attorney
– P.S., Oct 14, 2016
Thank you again for your diligence, persistence and all of your assistance with this matter. My daughter and I greatly appreciate everything you invested to resolve this matter for us!
– T.M., Sep 2, 2016
Leonard Law Firm went beyond the norm to ensure our case was settled. He was an exemplary lawyer whose services were a nice welcome considering all the aggravation my wife and I would have gone through had he not covered all aspects of our case. We are so thankful to him and his office. His knowledge of the case set our lives at ease. He was relentless until the case was fully settled and all was in our favor. Thank you so much. We highly recommend his office to anyone.
- E. and M., Jul 26, 2016
I just wanted to say thank you to you and Mr. Leonard. I truly appreciate the professionalism and outstanding customer service we received.
– D.M., Jul 20, 2016
Put Our Team in Your Corner
We take great pride in being there for our clients when they need us the most. We will do everything in our power to obtain the BEST possible result for you.
A Legacy of Excellence
New Jersey Certified Trial Lawyer
At the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm, we take our commitment to clients seriously. Todd Leonard proudly carries on the legacy of his father as he provides compassionate but relentless personal injury representation for his clients, offering both exceptional service and proven results.
We take great pride in being there for clients when they need us the most. We will do everything in our power to obtain the BEST possible result for you.
Experienced Construction Accident Attorneys That Get Results
Our team of lawyers have over 30 years of experience, extensive resources, and proven results that you can trust. Todd J. Leonard is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Certified Civil Trial Attorney, has a Superb 10.0 Rating from Avvo, and was selected by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” for Civil Litigation. He has been honored to be selected by his peers for the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers®, and his tremendous success has earned him a lifetime membership to the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.
We Handle Injury and Construction Accident Cases
Construction workers do some of the most dangerous work around. Despite the multitude of safety regulations and required personal protective equipment, construction workers sustain injuries at alarming rates. Construction site safety is important, but it is not always given the respect it deserves.
At the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm, our New Jersey construction site accident attorneys understand the impact construction site accidents can have on injured workers. When you are injured, it puts your body out of commission, meaning you will be unable to perform the demanding work your income depends on for the duration of your recovery.
Types of Construction Site Accidents
Attorney Todd Leonard helps injured construction workers and surviving family members throughout the entire State of New Jersey recover the full and fair amount of compensation they deserve in construction accident cases. We can help you seek justice following:
We work with investigators and experts to uncover OSHA violations, previous safety warnings, and other factors that may have been responsible for your injuries. We have extensive experience with all kinds of construction accidents and can help you through the recovery process.
OSHA Promotes Safety Tips
As a construction worker, you are at risk of being struck by a falling object or from flying debris. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has developed safety guidelines for people working in the construction industry. In order to avoid hazards, OSHA says to wear hardhats on the construction site, stack materials to prevent sliding, falling, or collapse, and to use protective measures, such as debris nets and toe boards.
When you are using power tools or machines, be sure to use safety glasses, goggles, and face shields where machines or tools that cause flying debris are in use. Also, be sure to inspect tools, including saws and lathes, to make sure their protective guards are in workable condition. When using cranes and hoists, avoid working underneath loads that are being moved, and do not exceed the lifting capacity of cranes and hoists. Additionally, be sure to inspect cranes and hoists to ensure all components, such as the lifting hooks and wire rope and chains, are in good condition.
When you are engaging in overhead work, secure tools and materials in order to prevent them from falling on workers below; barricade hazard areas and post warning signs; use toe boards, screens, or guardrails on scaffolds to prevent objects from falling; make use of debris nets, catch platforms, or canopies to catch falling objects.
Speak with a New Jersey Construction Accident Lawyer
If you have been injured in a construction site accident, we urge you to contact the New Jersey construction site attorneys at the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm right away. For over 30 years, our firm has been helping workers file workers’ compensation and third party claims so they could receive the medical care and compensation they need after suffering injuries on the job.