Help For People Injured In Construction Accidents
Constructions sites are one of New York’s most dangerous workplaces. New York State has laws in place that require construction sites to be well maintained and free of unreasonable dangers. Failure to follow proper safety precautions often results in injuries to workers or pedestrians who happen to be passing by. If you have been injured at a construction site, we can help.
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Construction sites hold many dangers for construction workers. There are falling accidents, such as falls from ladders, scaffoldings or other significant heights. There are Trip-and-fall accidents that occur from construction debris or walkway obstructions. Construction injuries can also happen as a result of faulty machinery, crane accidents or trench collapses. The resulting injuries, such as complex bone fractures, neck injuries or back injuries can be severe and even include a loss of life.
Trips And Falls On Construction Sites
It is important that walkways on construction sites be kept free of debris. A common type of construction injury occurs when hazards are not removed from walkways and constructions sites are not maintained to the safety standard. New York has safety codes in place in place to prevent injuries that can occur when a worker trips or slips on debris and falls.
If you or a family member has suffered any type of injury while at work on a construction site, contact an experienced law firm like Sobo & Sobo. It is the responsibility of owners or general contractors to keep the site safe and free of dangers. If the accident was caused by negligence, you may be entitled to more than a workers’ compensation claim. We can help you determine if you should pursue compensation for pain, suffering, or other damages.
Falls From Heights On Construction Sites
In New York, safety codes require that construction workers who work on scaffolds and ladders receive proper safety protection to help prevent falls from heights. If these safety codes are not enforced and protections such as safety harnesses, spotters or bracing for ladders are not provided, it creates an unreasonable risk for serious injury.
Choosing Sobo & Sobo For Help After Construction Accidents
We know choosing a personal injury lawyer can be confusing. If you want to hear about our extraordinary results, take a look at our construction accident testimonies here. Or give us a call at 855-468-7626 for a free consultation. We offer telephone support 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We have offices are conveniently located throughout New York in the towns of Middletown, Newburgh, Pine Bush, Spring Valley, Warwick, Poughkeepsie, Kingston, as well as New York City so there is bound to be an office located near you.