Construction Accidents

Legal Protections For Injured Workers In Construction

April 15, 2022

All workers in New York, including those working on construction sites, are protected under the Labour Law, which ensures safe working conditions and provides compensation to those who suffer a workplace injury. Construction workers in trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, steelwork, steamfitting, labourers, bricklaying, painting and related trades are protected by the regulations covered […]

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The 3 most recent cases of ladder fall accidents resulting in millions of dollars in compensation

March 3, 2022

If you work in construction and have suffered an accident falling from a broken, unsafe or unstable ladder, a team of ladder fall lawyers can be your best ally in helping you get the compensation you deserve. You are entitled to be compensated for medical expenses, lost wages, your pain and suffering as a result […]

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What to do after a slip and fall accident in New York City

December 20, 2021

Construction workers face hazards while performing their work, including potential slip and fall accidents caused by uneven surfaces, broken ladders or slippery floors. Trips and falls happen on construction sites all the time. According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), these types of accidents account for more than one million emergency room visits each […]

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Lawyer for Exposure to Toxic Substances on Construction Sites

October 26, 2021

Chemical exposure refers to contact with toxic substances that present hazards and risks to humans as a result of carelessness or negligence. All people, especially construction workers, are exposed to toxic chemicals every day. Many of the substances considered “safe,” such as medicines, household cleaning products, agricultural solutions or construction products, can include components that […]

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What to do if you suffer an electric shock and electrocution at the construction site (New York 2021)

October 8, 2021

Workers on construction sites are at risk of accidents while performing their work, including electric shock and electrocution. In most cases, injuries are severe and require lengthy rehabilitation. In fact, according to the Construction Research and Training Centre, electrocutions are among the leading causes of death on construction sites. This type of accident occurs when […]

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Safety Concerns Rise for Workers Constructing High-Rise Buildings in New York City

September 22, 2021

The profile of New York City is changing at an unprecedented rate. Over the past 11 years, developers have constructed 13 high-rise buildings in Manhattan. Currently, there are 15 high-rise buildings under construction and 19 more in the process of being approved. The list of new buildings includes residential and commercial towers, and includes the proposal for […]

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5 Examples of Negligence on Construction Sites

August 11, 2021

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) statistics show that construction is one of the most dangerous work sectors due to its high accident rate. Workers are aware of the risks associated with their trade, but they often rely on their employers and subcontractors, who are legally responsible for implementing measures and regulations to ensure their […]

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Back and Neck Injuries: Why Construction Workers Are Most Vulnerable

July 30, 2021

Construction workers belong to one of the most vulnerable groups for back injuries and neck injuries. The list of jobs that put people at risk of injury is extensive and those operating in this industry may suffer accidents or occupational diseases on a daily basis due to the physical demands of their work. In this […]

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How a lawyer can help you when you have an accident on a construction site.

June 18, 2021

How a lawyer can help you when you have an accident on a construction site. Annual reports indicate that the most frequent workplace accidents occur in the construction industry. For that reason, if you work on a construction site, it is important to seek the assistance and guidance of a construction accident lawyer. A construction accident lawyer […]

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How to avoid accidents in construction?

June 14, 2021

How to avoid accidents in construction? World Day for Safety and Health at Work promotes the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases worldwide. Occupational hazards in construction put the sector in a leading position compared to other industries. For that reason, safety and health measures can help reduce the number of work-related deaths and injuries. There are a […]

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