With more than 45 years of experience, we help New York construction workers and their families recover compensation for electrocution accidents caused by the safety failures or negligence of those in charge of a construction worksite. Working on a construction site has many inherent dangers. However, the risk of electrocution is listed among OSHA's "Fatal Four" as a leading cause of fatalities … [Read more...] about Electrocution Hazards – What to Do After a Construction Site Accident
Fires, explosions, chemical and steam burns, and smoke inhalation are all examples of construction site hazards resulting in burn injuries. Millions of construction workers face various workplace hazards every day. Construction sites are dangerous work environments, from slip and fall accidents to getting struck by an object. This is especially true when safety precautions are ignored. Certain … [Read more...] about How Common are Construction Site Burn Injuries?
Our New York construction accident lawyers have helped hundreds of injury victims and their families obtain millions in compensation. The construction industry is an essential aspect of our country's economy. It provides job security for millions of Americans. However, while it is one of the most important professions, it is also one of the most dangerous. Each day, hundreds of workers are … [Read more...] about Top 5 Most Common Construction Site Injuries
OSHA reports that nearly 1/3 of all reported workplace injuries in the construction injury were the result of slip and fall accidents. Within the construction industry, various hazards impact the safety of construction workers. These hazards include electrocutions, exposure to hazardous materials, lacerations, and being hit by falling objects. However, slip and fall accidents are among the most … [Read more...] about Slip and Fall Accidents in the Construction Industry
Claims for scaffolding injuries under a company's insurance policy may not be enough to cover your injuries and is not the only source of recovery and support. Millions of workers in the construction industry work on scaffolds every day. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, falls from scaffolds account for approximately 25% of fatal falls from all working surfaces. New … [Read more...] about Scaffolding Construction Accidents – How Do They Happen?
It takes an experienced New York personal injury and construction accident attorney to litigate these claims and obtain the compensation to which you're entitled. New York had the fourth-largest construction sector in the nation in 2020. Construction costs in NYC totaled $55.5 billion. Therefore, living in New York, you likely come across construction work daily. Whether you're walking, driving … [Read more...] about Injured at a Construction Site – Construction Accident Attorney