Equipment Injury Lawyers
San Jose Construction Accident Attorneys Help Clients Across Northern California
With such a high number of accidents on construction sites every year, it is common for individuals affected by dangerous equipment accidents to feel like just another statistic. However, construction workers are entitled to workers' compensation benefits when they are injured on the job. The filing process can be complex, but our attorneys at Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP can help you from start to finish.
We Will Fight for the Compensation You Deserve
In the event that a third party contractor or machine manufacturer is responsible for your accident, it is possible for you to seek additional compensation through a personal injury or wrongful death claim, especially if your workers' compensation benefits are not adequate for your needs.
Compensation from a construction equipment injury claim can be used to cover:
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
- Ongoing treatment expenses
- Pain and suffering
The Catastrophic Costs of Heavy Machinery Accidents
Due to the nature of most construction sites, there may be several types of heavy machinery in use at any given time, from bulldozers to cranes to excavators.
It only takes a single moment of negligence, a faulty mechanism, or poor training to cause serious or fatal injuries, such as:
Call (800) 900-0863 to Speak with our San Jose Construction Accident Attorneys.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a construction equipment accident, whether you are an employee, a surviving family member, or a bystander, we can offer the insight and dedicated representation you need to recover financial compensation. Get in touch with us before the statute of limitations on your case runs out.
At Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP, our accomplished legal team is committed to providing the guidance and legal support injured construction workers or their surviving family members need after a dangerous heavy machinery accident. Our lawyers will take the time to help you understand your legal rights, the options available to you and your family, and what you can expect on the road ahead.
Contact our San Jose team of equipment injuries attorneys to schedule your free consultation today.
Wrongful Death Skydiving Accident $40,030,000
Attorney Paul Van Der Walde recovered a total of $40,030,000 in compensation for a couple bereft of their 18-year-old son in a tandem skydiving accident.
School Bus vs. Pedestrian Accident $8,825,000
School bus vs. pedestrian accident resulting in traumatic brain injury.
Train Maintenance Vehicle vs. Auto $7,411,492
Caputo & Van Der Walde recieved a jury verdict in the amount of $7,411,492 for a surviving widow, who lost her husband when his pickup truck was involved in a collision with an on-track maintence of way vehicle.
3rd-Degree Burns During a Pedicure $7,291,986
Paul Caputo received a $7,291,985.58 decision for Plaintiff in a case where a client received severe 3rd-degree burns during a pedicure, resulting in the need for numerous skin grafting procedures.
Paraplegia from Defective Seat $5,650,000
Product liability case involving a defective seat design that resulted in paraplegia.
Pick-up Truck vs. Pedestrian Accident $4,250,000
Pedestrian crossing a four-lane street in the crosswalk, hit by a full-size pick-up truck. Injuries included a left knee dislocation with complete tears of all ligaments and requiring surgery, right scaphoid fracture requiring surgery, right shoulder AC joint separation with clavicle fracture and PTSD.
Auto vs. Bicycle Accident $4,000,000
Bicycle rider attempted to maneuver to his left, around a recessed manhole in the bike lane, and was struck by a vehicle that was driving too closely to the bike lane. Significant injuries included tramautic brain injury, skull fracture, and permanent brain damage.
Big Rig vs. Auto Accident $3,000,000
Big rig vs. auto accident resulting in wrongful death.
Physical Abuse $3,000,000
Child protective services failed to adequately protect young child from physically abusive foster parents.
Civil Rights Case $3,000,000
Civil rights case involving excessive force by law enforcement.