How a Lawyer Can Help You after an Accident on a Construction Site

Abogado Christopher J. Gorayeb

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 is dedicated to helping workers obtain the compensation they deserve for injuries that occurred during a workplace accident.

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If you have been injured, keep reading this article. Here you will find all the details you need to know when seeking help from a construction accident lawyer.

What can a construction accident lawyer do for you?

By seeking support from a construction accident lawyer you will receive the compensation you need to be compensated for your medical expenses now and in the future, for your lost wages because your ability to earn a living is affected now and in the future. For the pain and suffering you have as a result of your injuries and the life changes that occurred because of that pain. In addition, if you are married, your spouse may also be entitled to claim compensation.


What types of cases do construction accident lawyers specialise in?

Construction accident specialists handle all types of claims brought by workers who have been injured while performing their duties on the job. The most common are:

– Falls from great heights

– Slips.

– Stumbling blocks.

– Cuts and lacerations when handling dangerous equipment or tools.

– Injuries from handling heavy loads.

– Among others.

Also, some of the most frequent causes of construction accidents are:

– Insufficient training.

– Improper use or maintenance of equipment or tools.

 Crane accidents.

 Harness or ladder accidents.

– Falls due to lack of protection at heights.

– Faulty equipment.

– Mechanical accidents.

 Forklift accidents.

Collapse of structures.

– Electrical accidents.

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– Handling of inappropriate chemicals.

– Scaffolding accidents.

– Poor safety precautions.

– Neglect.


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An experienced construction site accident lawyer determines the type of claim an injured worker can bring if he is injured on the site.

Usually, these are: workers’ compensation claims, personal injury claims, wrongful death. In some instances, the employee may file multiple claims at the same time if there is considered to be more than one responsible party.

Why is it so important to find a lawyer with this specialisation?

Hiring a skilled and qualified attorney to assist you in a workers’ compensation claim process is advantageous. Some of them are:

The experts will enforce your rights at all times.

Every worker who is injured or hurt on the job has rights, regardless of his or her legal status in the country. For that reason, it is essential to seek professional help from a lawyer who is an expert in the laws governing workplace accidents to help you obtain the benefits to which you are entitled.


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Discrimination shall be avoided.

Construction accident lawyers will do everything possible to ensure that no employer, company or employer discriminates against any worker who is hurt or injured on the job site. They will also fight to ensure that they do not retaliate against you after you have reported a workers’ compensation claim, as prohibited by law.

The risk of communication problems is reduced.

By hiring experts, you can be sure that they will interpret all steps of the process, including those arising from medical appointments, therapies or vocational meetings, in order to avoid problems or differences in communication. In this way, you will be able to receive support and attention according to your case.

Experience Gorayeb & Associates: Why we are your best choice?

At Gorayeb & Associates, we have more than three decades of experience representing employees injured on construction sites. For more than 35 years, we have worked alongside more than 10,000 construction workers to assert their rights regardless of their legal status and obtain the compensation to which they are entitled.


Our law firm is comprised of construction accident experts and will assist you throughout the entire process of your construction accident claim.

We strive to understand each worker’s situation in order to provide a service completely tailored to your needs and personal situation. If you have been involved in a workplace accident, do not hesitate to contact us at 212-267-GANE for a free consultation. Regardless of the complexity of the claim, we are here to help.

If you or someone you know has been injured on a construction site call Gorayeb & Associates at 646-542-1247 for a free consultation.


Abogado Christopher J. Gorayeb

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Founder of Gorayeb & Associates, P.C.

As one of the most preeminent personal injury lawyers in New York City, Christopher J. Gorayeb brings over 35 years of experience in litigating construction accident cases to the law firm.

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