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Bridge Painting Accidents

Bronx Bridge Painting Accident LawyerBridge painters have a dangerous job in the Bronx, NY. Not only must they work at incredible heights, but they have to deal with wind, bad weather, and other hazards. If you’ve been injured, or if someone you love has been killed in a bridge accident, our Bronx bridge painting accident lawyers can help.

Accidents while working on bridges can forever change your life for the worse. When someone else’s negligence causes your injuries, you shouldn’t have to shoulder the cost of recovery.

Our exceptional Bronx personal injury attorneys at Oresky & Associates, PLLC, have been fighting for the rights of accident victims for over 30 years. We know bridge safety laws and regulations inside and out. 

Contact Oresky & Associates, PLLC, today to schedule your free consultation if you’ve been injured in a bridge painting accident. We’ll walk you through your options to get the compensation you need to get your life back on track. Call us at (718) 993-9999.

What Can Oresky & Associates Do for You if You’re Hurt in a Bronx Bridge Painting Accident? 

What Can Oresky & Associates Do for You if You’re Hurt in a Bronx Bridge Painting Accident? Getting compensation for your injuries after a bridge painting accident in the Bronx, New York, can be a complicated matter. You shouldn’t try to navigate the process yourself. Instead, you should consult with our Bronx personal injury lawyers to give yourself the best chance of maximizing your compensation.

At Oresky & Associates, PLLC, we have devoted our legal careers to taking care of accident victims. We have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our injured clients. 

When you have our Bronx construction accident attorneys going to bat for you, you’re getting a team of lawyers who have years of experience in construction law. Once we assess your case and determine you’re entitled to compensation for your injuries, we’ll get to work by:   

  • Conducting our own investigation into your accident 
  • Preparing all the necessary paperwork to file a workers’ compensation claim or a lawsuit against the responsible party
  • Negotiating for a fair settlement with the insurance company

If the workers’ compensation benefits you recover aren’t enough to cover your damages, you may have legal remedies against a non-employer third party if they contributed to your injuries.

If you were hurt in a Bronx bridge painting accident, don’t leave your future in the hands of just any personal injury attorney. Put your trust in our bridge accident lawyers so you can start the long process of getting better and getting back to work. 

Is Workers’ Compensation the Only Way To Get Compensation for My Injuries in a Bronx Bridge Painting Accident?

Not necessarily. New York law requires employers to provide a safe workspace. But when a bridge painter is injured on the job, they generally can’t sue their employer for their injuries. Instead, their first (but potentially not only) remedy is to file a workers’ compensation claim.

New York’s workers’ compensation law allows workers who sustain work-related injuries to recover the following expenses: 

  • Reasonable and necessary medical expenses 
  • A percentage of the employee’s average weekly wages
  • Disability benefits 
  • Vocational benefits for rehabilitation services
  • Survivor’s benefits if the worker is killed 

However, if someone other than the employer contributed to your Bronx bridge painting accident, you may be able to sue them in a third-party lawsuit. In a third-party claim, you would have to show that the third party owed you a duty of care and breached that duty of care which resulted in your injuries.

Workers’ compensation may not cover all your losses. Oresky & Associates, PLLC can help you identify any other party who may have contributed to your injuries and hold them accountable. Call us for a free consultation so we can start investigating your case.

What Type of Compensation Can I Recover in a Third-Party Lawsuit?

If you were injured in a bridge painting accident and workers’ compensation doesn’t fully cover your losses, you can recover the following damages in a third-party claim:

  • Lost past and future wages not covered by workers’ compensation
  • Replacement services
  • Pain and suffering 
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of consortium
  • Reduced quality of life

You shouldn’t assume that workers’ compensation is your only avenue to recovering compensation. You need experienced bridge painting accident lawyers like Oresky & Associates, PLLC, to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of your case, identify all your damages, and determine the parties who are responsible for paying those damages. 

Call Our Bronx Bridge Painting Accident Lawyers To Schedule a Free Consultation 

Your job as a bridge painter is stressful enough as it is. When you’ve been injured on the job, you have the added stress of worrying about how your mounting medical bills are going to get paid.

Oresky & Associates, PLLC’s track record of getting excellent results for our clients is the competitive edge you need to ensure you’re getting every dollar to which you’re entitled. 

Let our Bronx bridge painting accident attorneys worry about getting you the compensation you need and deserve so you can concentrate on getting better. Start the process of physical and financial recovery by calling us as soon as possible to schedule a free consultation. 

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