Construction Accident Lawyer
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 York Construction Workers For More Than 45 Years
New York has some comprehensive and well-established laws in place to protect and ensure the safety of construction workers. Claims for workers’ compensation benefits are not the only source of recovery and support when a general contractor, building owner or some other party has been negligent. In many cases, over the past 45-plus years, our accomplished attorneys have successfully pursued third-party liability claims under the New York State Labor Law.
At Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law, your personal injury case will receive prompt, personalized, and focused attention. We understand how important it is for you to have assurances 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
- An impact from falling debris or other serious event that injured you as a by-stander or visitor in proximity to a construction site
Among the most common occupations for workplace injuries within the construction industry are:
- Construction Workers
- Cleaning Crews
- Day Laborers
- Demolition Workers
- Elevator Repairmen
- Sheet Metal Workers
Located in the heart of Washington Heights, Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law helps people injured in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Our law firm has a reputation for reaching favorable settlements on behalf of our clients, and winning trials 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, Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law are the attorneys for you.