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Personal Injury Claims For Des Moines Construction Accidents

Construction sites are dangerous places. Injuries are common. If you are hurt on a construction site, workers’ compensation is not your only option. You may be able to pursue a personal injury claim against third parties whose negligence contributed to your injury.

Having the option to pursue a third-party personal injury claim for a construction accident is important.  Workers’ compensation is designed to cover medical costs and lost wages, but as many workers often discover, it is seldom enough to cover all expenses after a construction accident. The potential settlement or verdict from a third-party liability lawsuit could be greater than the benefits you are entitled to from a workers’ compensation claim.

At Loney & Schueller, located right off I-235 and 50th St., in West Des Moines, our attorneys are dedicated to doing their best for our clients. We are concerned with looking out for our clients’ best interests and maximizing any potential recovery for their injuries. Our clients choose us because they know we care about them, and they trust in our ability to help them.

Eric Loney, Randy Schueller and Sarah Kouri have more than 50 years of combined legal experience standing up for the rights of injured people throughout Iowa. We believe that everyone deserves outstanding legal representation. We take pride in being accessible to our clients. If you can’t come to us, we will come to you.

How Third-Party Personal Injury Claims Work

Third-party personal injury claims are lawsuits against other people, businesses and entities that are on the construction site but do not necessarily work for your employer. Third parties are often equipment manufacturers, drivers, public utilities, outside vendors, contractors, and individuals working as non-employee supervisors or project managers. Poor oversight and defective safety equipment may result in:

  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Excavation accidents
  • Falling objects
  • Electrical injuries
  • Ladder accidents
  • Forklift accidents

We can help you determine if your injury claim is eligible for a third-party liability and if you would benefit from filing a personal injury lawsuit. We have assisted clients throughout the process and fought for their right to maximum compensation in a variety of situations.

Make Sure You Are Covered. Talk To Us About Pursuing A Third-Party Claim.

Make sure you get the compensation you deserve following a construction accident. Talk to us about your options for pursuing a third-party personal injury claim. There is no charge for your initial consultation. You owe us nothing unless we recover compensation for you. Call our office at 1-515-225-4485. You can also email our lawyers to schedule your free consultation.

Get All The Compensation You Deserve. Call Our Attorneys Today.

Contact us online, or call us at 1-515-225-4485 to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced Des Moines personal injury attorney. We handle injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means there are no attorney’s fees unless we are able to recover compensation on your behalf.

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Contact Us for A Free Consultation

Our law office is conveniently located at 50th St. and I-235 in West Des Moines. We have successfully represented thousands of personal injury and Iowa workers’ compensation clients. Call 1-515-225-4485 for a free consultation. You never pay attorneys’ fees until we win and recover for all of your losses either in a favorable settlement or trial verdict.

What Our Clients Say


Randy vigorously negotiated my case and I received a lump sum payment in excess of $200,000. He worked extremely hard for me and made sure I was taken care of. I am more than pleased with the outcome of my case.

Rusty from St. Augustine, Florida

Without Eric’s help and guidance I am not sure where I would be. I thank the person who referred Eric to me every day. I recommend that others use Eric for their workers’ compensation cases.

Terry of Iowa

Sarah also obtained a settlement from homeowner’s the insurance company. I would certainly recommend Sarah to represent you with regard to injuries received due to a dog bite.

Shane of Des Moines, Iowa