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New York Construction Accident Lawyers

Building and demolition projects, road and sidewalk repairs, and other forms of construction are constant realities throughout the New York City area. The hazards for construction workers are considerable. Passers-by and bystanders are also sometimes seriously injured when construction accidents occur.

Turn To A Legal Team Trusted By New Yorkers For More Than 40 Years

New York has some strong, long-standing laws in place to protect the safety of construction workers. Claims for workers' compensation benefits are not the only avenue of recovery and support when a general contractor, building owner or some other party has been negligent. In many cases over the past 40-plus years, our accomplished attorneys have successfully pursued third-party liability claims under the New York State Labor Law.

At Apicella & Schlesinger, your potential personal injury case will receive prompt, focused attention. We understand how important it is for you to have assurance that your medical expenses will be covered and your family will not suffer more than necessary. You can turn to us with confidence after any construction-related accident such as:

  • A fall from scaffolding or a ladder, structural collapse or other accident that injured you while on your construction job
  • An injury-causing accident caused by the lack of proper safety equipment or defects that caused equipment failures
  • A fall, impact from falling debris or other serious event that befell you as an ordinary citizen or visitor in proximity to a construction site

Among the most common occupations for workplace injuries within the construction industry are: 

  • Construction Workers
  • Carpenters
  • Cleaning Crews
  • Day Laborers
  • Demolition Workers
  • Electricians
  • Elevator Repairmen 
  • Masons
  • Painters
  • Plumbers 
  • Repairmen
  • Roofers
  • Sheet Metal Workers

Based in the heart of Washington Heights, we help people injured in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn or anywhere else in the NYC area. Our law firm is known for taking valid cases to trial and winning over juries when no fair settlement offer is made. When you need lawyers on your side who have seen it all and earned respect in the courts, a call to us is the right call to make.

Call 212-568-4245 For Confidential Counsel You Can Trust After A Construction Injury

Whatever your cultural background and economic circumstances, we will welcome your call or email and provide a free case evaluation. You can count on straight talk about your legal options and the potential value of your case. Hablamos Español.