With the right legal representation, you can get the compensation you need and focus on your recovery without worrying about the financial burden of medical bills and lost wages. Construction sites are among the most hazardous workplaces, with workers exposed to various risks every day. Unfortunately, construction accidents can happen even with the most stringent safety protocols in place. If … [Read more...] about Construction Site Accidents: The Most Common Risks Workers Face
How to File a Personal Injury Claim for a Construction Accident
If you have questions concerning your construction site accident, contact the personal injury lawyers at Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law. If you or your loved one is a construction site accident victim, you can file a personal injury lawsuit against the individual or company responsible for your accident. You can receive the monetary compensation you need to recover from your … [Read more...] about How to File a Personal Injury Claim for a Construction Accident
When Construction Site Safety Rules and Regulations Are Ignored
If you or your loved one was seriously injured on the job due to a construction site safety violation, contact Apicella & Schlesinger Attorneys at Law. OSHA sets hundreds of safety rules and regulations to help keep workers and employers safe. When these standards are ignored, injuries occur. According to OSHA Data & Statistics, 4,764 workers died on the job in 2020. Workers in … [Read more...] about When Construction Site Safety Rules and Regulations Are Ignored
What Are the Leading Causes of Construction Site Truck Accidents?
For more than 45 years, our personal injury lawyers have represented hundreds of construction site accident victims. Not all truck accidents involve tractor-trailers. When road repairs or expansions occur, various construction trucks are used in New York. They're used at all types of construction sites. However, their close proximity to drivers and pedestrians increases the risk of accidents and … [Read more...] about What Are the Leading Causes of Construction Site Truck Accidents?
Involved in a Caught In Between Construction Site Accident
You may not understand your legal rights if you or your loved one has been involved in a caught-in or between accident. Hazards on construction sites are a common occurrence. Construction workers and people working on or near construction sites in other capacities are at an inherent risk of sustaining injuries. One such risk is caught-in or between hazards. In fact, it is considered one of … [Read more...] about Involved in a Caught In Between Construction Site Accident
Electrocution Hazards – What to Do After a Construction Site Accident
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