Injured on a Construction Site – Legal Options for Independent Contractors

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Independent contractors do not qualify for workers’ comp benefits and often have a hard time receiving compensation when injured. Each year thousands of workers are injured in construction accidents. For employees, workers’ compensation plays an important role. When a worker is injured, they forgo a personal injury lawsuit and, in return, can apply for benefits …

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Top Causes of Building Collapses on Construction Sites

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Our dedicated attorneys have in-depth experience in construction sites and help you pursue your claim and build a compelling case to ensure the at-fault party is held accountable. Building collapses on construction sites are, but they can happen. And when they do, it can cause catastrophic injuries or, in extreme cases, death. But what causes …

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5 Things to Remember When Working on a Scaffold to Prevent Accidents

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Working on a scaffolding structure is a potentially risky endeavor. It is, therefore, important to make safety your topmost concern. According to the United States Department of Labor, 4,500 workers are injured in scaffold-related accidents every year. However, these accidents can be avoided if you take the necessary safety measures. Here’s how you can prevent …

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What You Should Know About Lacerations on New York Construction Sites

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In 2019 alone, there were around 8,100 construction injuries and illnesses recorded in New York. Among these are lacerations. Working in construction can certainly be dangerous. One of the injuries that a construction worker can sustain is a laceration. Like most work-related injuries, a laceration can be expensive to treat and may prevent you from …

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Ladder Fall Injuries on a New York Construction Site

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While ladders are undoubtedly convenient, inappropriate and unsafe use of ladders can lead to construction accidents, resulting in life-changing injuries. If you work in construction, you likely use ladders frequently. While ladders are undoubtedly convenient, inappropriate and unsafe use of ladders can lead to construction accidents, resulting in life-changing injuries. If you’re injured in a …

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