Robert J. Mongeluzzi is the most respected and successful construction accident attorney in the United States. A founder of Saltz Mongeluzzi Barrett & Bendesky, he has been a driving force in establishing the firm's reputation as one of the Philadelphia region's leading plaintiff personal injury law firms and the leading U.S. law firm representing construction accident victims. He was co-lead counsel for the largest recovery of a construction accident case in American history.
Mr. Mongeluzzi also focuses on cases involving catastrophic injury and death stemming from electrical accidents, crane accidents, aerial lift accidents, brain injuries, burn injuries, product liability and sports and recreational accidents.For clients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey and elsewhere, Mr. Mongeluzzi has more than 150 verdicts and settlements of a million dollars or more in construction accidents alone, more than any attorney in the world. Overall, he has secured at least a million dollars in more than 200 cases, including:
$101 million settlement - the largest in U.S. history - for the four workmen killed and 30 injured in the 2003 collapse of the Tropicana Casino parking garage in Atlantic City, N.J.
$75 million verdict - the largest for an individual construction worker in U.S. history - for a highway construction worker.
Mr. Mongeluzzi has consistently ranked second out of 48,000 Pennsylvania lawyers in Philadelphia magazine's peer-selected Super Lawyers of Pennsylvania publication. That magazine, in a cover story entitled "Don't Mess with Mongo," noted his "reputation as one of the top construction accident plaintiff's attorneys in the country and probably the leading lawyer for accidents involving cranes and aerial lifts."