For immediate release, October 12, 2017 [time]
$15 Million Settlement for Injured Worker in [geo]
Laffey, Bucci & Kent partner Jeff Laffey settled a catastrophic injury lawsuit filed in [geo]. Mr. Laffey’s client was injured in a construction accident in [city].
The plaintiff suffered [broken bones/head injury/??] in a construction accident in [geo]. Due to the injuries, the plaintiff was unable to return to work. The lawsuit included claims for financial losses the plaintiff incurred as a direct result of the accident. The case included sizeable claims for past and future medical expenses and lost wages.
About Jeff Laffey, PA & NJ Work Injury Lawyer
For nearly two decades, attorney Jeff Laffey has championed the legal rights of injured workers in the Pennsylvania and New Jersey area. Since graduating from law school in 1998, he has handled numerous work injury and accident cases including construction accidents, workplace fall accidents, complex equipment/machinery accidents, and forklift accidents.
As the proud son of a union carpenter from Philadelphia, Mr. Laffey is especially passionate about fighting for injured union members and their families. He routinely gives workplace safety presentations at union events. Earlier this year, he spoke at a Carpenters Union meeting.
In addition, Mr. Laffey co-founded a nonprofit organization for union members, Tailgating for Trades (TFT). TFT provides financial assistance to union members who’ve suffered an on the job injury.
Recognition as a Top Injury Lawyer
The recent settlement exemplifies Mr. Laffey’s litigation skills in complex work injury cases. Since early on in his career, Mr. Laffey has been recognized as a “Top Personal Injury Lawyer” in the Philadelphia region by Super Lawyers magazine.
He has also received local and nationwide recognition for his advocacy skills. Mr. Laffey has been included in the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania by the National Trial Lawyers Association. He also made PhillyLabor’s 2017 Who’s Who list for advocating on behalf of injured workers.
Laffey, Bucci & Kent’s work injury practice group is a powerhouse among personal injury attorneys in the Philadelphia area. Of the firm’s over $200 million in settlements and verdicts for their clients, roughly $150 million was obtained in work injury lawsuits alone.
For more information, please contact the firm at (866) 641-0806 or visit the firm’s work injury law library.