Construction Accident Lawyers in the Bronx

Under New York law, the majority of construction site injuries are covered by Workers’ Compensation. If your accident was the result of the negligence of a supervisor, defective equipment or the property owner did not comply with OSHA requirements, you may be able to file a separate personal injury lawsuit. The construction accident attorneys at the Construction Accident Law Resource can help you receive the fairest possible compensation for your injuries and damages from the responsible parties.

Common Construction Accidents

Construction sites are inherently dangerous. Power tools, scaffolding, heavy trucks, falling debris and electrical wires can cause serious accidents. Property owners, general contractors, sub-contractors and manufacturers of the tools and equipment of the trade are responsible for ensuring the safety of construction site workers and visitors. When any of these people fail to do their duty, catastrophic accidents can occur, including injuries or deaths from:

  • Building and roof collapses
  • Falls from heights
  • Explosions
  • Electrocutions
  • Forklift accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Crane accidents
  • Elevator crashes
  • Scaffolding accidents
  • Ladder falls
  • Caught-in-between’ accidents

Under New York Labor Law Sections 240 and 241, construction workers who work from heights on ladders or scaffolding are given special consideration. Accident victims can hold contractors, supervisors, property owners and others responsible for their injuries or damages. When an accident occurs during the construction, repair or demolition of a building or structure and involves the use of ladders, scaffolding, hoists, stays, slings, hangers, blocks, pulleys, braces, irons and ropes, you may be able to make a third party claim against another person or company.

As construction accident attorneys who have practiced law in the Bronx for years, we bring our knowledge and experience to you and will deliver a strategy to protect and enforce your rights. If you or a family member has been the victim of a construction accident, whether you are receiving Workers’ Compensation or not, contact us to find out how we can help you receive the fairest compensation possible for your injuries. Call 866-700-0657 or email fdervishi@dervishilaw.com

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