Experienced Philadelphia Building Collapse Lawyers Help Victims and Their Families Seek Accountability and Justice

When shoddy work or materials are used to construct or improve a building, or when a property owner fails to undertake reasonable maintenance efforts, it can put those in and around the building at risk of grave injury or death in the event of a collapse. If you or a loved one have been injured due to the collapse of a building structure, a Philadelphia building collapse lawyer can help you seek financial recovery and justice from the parties responsible for the collapse and your injuries.

At Marrone Law Firm, LLC, our team has a proven track record of securing favorable results on behalf of our clients, including in cases arising from building collapse accidents such as the Salvation Army building collapse in 2013. When you turn to our firm for help with your claim, you can expect our attorneys to deliver the personal attention and responsive communication you deserve. We are always available to meet and speak with you wherever may be most convenient, such as in the hospital or at your home, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our firm can also dispatch a team of experienced premises liability lawyers and investigators to the scene as soon as you contact us. Get the experienced legal help you need to give yourself the best opportunity at recovering maximum compensation.

Contact us today for a free case evaluation to learn more about how our firm can guide you through the process of pursuing a legal claim for compensation for harm and losses that you suffered from a building collapse accident in Philadelphia.

Who Can Be Held Liable for Injuries Suffered in a Building Collapse Accident?

Depending on the circumstances causing the building collapse that injured you or a loved one, you may be entitled to seek financial recovery from parties such as:

  • The building owner, who may be held liable when negligent maintenance leads to a collapse.
  • The contractor that originally constructed the building or who performed improvements to the building that caused its collapse.
  • A subcontractor, if substandard work they perform was the cause of the collapse.
  • Materials suppliers, if the collapse was caused by substandard or defective building materials.
  • Building inspectors, who may be held liable for carelessly or recklessly failing to notice or overlooking unsafe conditions that lead to a building collapse.

What Compensation Can a Victim or Their Family Recover?

If you have been injured by a building collapse accident in Philadelphia, you may be entitled to recover compensation for expenses and losses you incur due to your injuries, including for:

  • Costs of medical treatment and rehabilitation.
  • Expenses for long-term care required if you suffer lasting or permanent disabilities from your injuries.
  • Lost property value.
  • Lost income or loss of future earning potential if you miss time from work or are disabled from gainful employment.
  • Physical pain and emotional suffering.
  • Reduced quality of life due to shorter life expectancy, permanent disability, or visible scarring or disfigurement caused by your injuries.

If your family has lost a loved one in a building collapse, you may be entitled to recover compensation through a wrongful death claim for:

  • Medical expenses incurred in trying to treat your loved one’s fatal injuries.
  • Loss of your family member’s companionship, guidance, and household services.
  • Loss of your family member’s financial contributions to the household, including benefits such as health insurance coverage.
  • Funeral and burial expenses.
  • Estate administration expenses.

Turn to a Philadelphia Building Collapse Lawyer from Marrone Law Firm, LLC for the Dedicated Legal Advocacy You Deserve

A legal claim for injuries and losses suffered from a building collapse accident can be a factually and legally complex endeavor. A case may require extensive investigation to determine how the collapse occurred and to identify the parties legally responsible for the collapse and the injuries caused.

While you focus on your road to recovery, let an experienced Philadelphia building collapse lawyer from Marrone Law Firm, LLC go to work on your behalf leaving no stone unturned to seek the justice you deserve and the financial resources you need for your treatment and recovery. When you have suffered catastrophic injuries from a building collapse accident, our firm will fight tirelessly to take the financial burdens of your injuries and losses off your shoulders and give you some peace of mind during this tragic time in your life.

Contact Us Today for a Free Case Evaluation If You Suffered Injuries in a Building Collapse Accident

If you were injured in a building collapse accident or if you and your family have had a loved one who passed away in a collapse, turn to an experienced Philadelphia building collapse lawyer at Marrone Law Firm, LLC for a free, no-obligation consultation to discuss your rights and options for recovering compensation from the parties legally at fault for the collapse and the injuries and losses that you have suffered.

Frequently Asked Questions about Building Collapses in Philadelphia

FAQ: How long do I have to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for a building collapse case?

Under Pennsylvania law, different statutes of limitations may apply depending on the specific legal claim you bring to recover compensation for injuries and losses that you have suffered from a building collapse accident. Construction defect claims typically must be brought within 12 years of the date of completion of the construction of — or improvement to — a building, although under certain circumstances a case can be filed within 14 years. A lawsuit based on a claim of breach of contract or breach of warranty must be filed within four years of the date of the underlying breach. For personal injury claims based on negligence or recklessness, a lawsuit must be filed within two years of the date of injury. Finally, a claim based on violation of consumer protection laws typically must be filed within six years of the violation. An experienced Philadelphia building collapse lawyer from Marrone Law Firm, LLC can review the details of your case and help you understand how long you may have to file a lawsuit to recover compensation for damages you sustained from a building collapse.

FAQ: Will my case go to court?

At Marrone Law Firm, LLC, we understand the anxiety and stress that our clients may feel over the prospect of having to sit in a courtroom or testify in a trial. We also know that you need a financial recovery as quickly as possible to help you recover from injuries and begin to work towards getting back to normal life. Our attorneys work diligently to try to secure fair and full compensation as efficiently as possible through settlement. However, we are fully prepared to pursue your claims in court or at trial when necessary to pursue the results you want and deserve in your case.