New York City and Long Island Construction Accident Lawyers
Recovering From Injuries Received at Construction Site
Construction sites can be dangerous places. Numerous injuries occur on a construction site. The laws in the State of New York are designed to protect injured workers. However, these laws require you to retain an experienced, dedicated lawyer to protect your rights so you can receive compensation for your injuries.
Ladders and Scaffolds
When working in construction it is often necessary to work on ladders and scaffolds. On a daily basis construction workers face more dangerous working conditions then individuals employed in other industries. Workers sometimes work on large commercial projects and on other occasions work on large projects for homeowners. Unfortunately, whether you are working on a small project or for a homeowner, even the most careful worker can be injured.
The following is list of the types of injuries you can receive:
- Scaffolding accidents
- Improper ladder maintenance accidents
- Forklift accidents
- Ladder accidents
- Fallen objects
- Improperly assembled scaffolds
- Defective equipment
- Failure to adhere to appropriate safety requirements
- Exposure to hazardous chemicals
- Welding accidents
- Nail gun accidents
- Supervisor negligence
Who is Responsible for Construction Accidents?
Building owners and homeowners must exercise reasonable care to maintain safe and clean environments for workers. Should you be injured you may be entitled to workman’s compensation payments. In addition, you may have the ability to bring a case for monetary damages against the property owners, sub-contractors, contractors, equipment owners and equipment manufacturers.
Construction Accident Lawyers
The construction accident lawyers at the Law Office of Elliot Schlissel can help you if you are injured. Call us! Our phones are monitored 24/7. Our attorneys return calls 7 days a week. Our office numbers are 1-800-344-6431, 516-561-6645 or 718-350-2802. Since 1978 we have been helping our clients throughout the Metropolitan New York area recover from injuries. We can help you!