The construction industry in the United States of America is booming like never before with new buildings going up and existing buildings being renovated. Unfortunately, with its rapid growth, there has been an increase in the number of construction accidents, leaving workers injured or killed.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident, you need an experienced lawyer on your side. The best way to make sure your claim is handled properly is to let a proven construction injury lawyer handle your case. A lawyer can help you get the financial compensation you need to cover your medical costs, pain and suffering, lost earnings and other damages
A construction worker died on Friday after falling from scaffolding at the site of a residential development in Brooklyn, in what was at least the city’s 11th construction death this year. The worker, Wilfredo Enrique, 59, was installing a facade at 325 Kent Avenue, part of the development of the former Domino Sugar refinery on […]
The operator of a crane that collapsed and killed one person in Lower Manhattan in February failed to properly lower the boom and was responsible for the accident, New York City officials said on Friday. After an investigation by the city’s Buildings Department, officials suspended the license of the crane’s operator, Kevin Reilly, and moved […]
The scaffolding went up six years ago in front of a rundown apartment building on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. It was supposed to be temporary, to keep loose bricks and debris from raining down. Only it has never come down. Instead, needed building repairs went undone and the covered steel-and-wood frame has become […]
A crane operator and a construction worker were killed on Tuesday when a steel beam fell from a crane on a gusty day in Queens, officials said. The accident occurred around 12:10 p.m. at a construction site at 81-10 134th Street in the Briarwood neighborhood, where work was being done on an apartment complex. The […]