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Bronx Ironworker Accident Lawyer

Bronx Ironworker Accident Lawyer

For over 30 years, the Bronx construction accident lawyers at t Oresky & Associates, PLLC have been fighting for the rights of injured workers in New York. Ironworkers face dangers each day when they go to work. They have one of the most dangerous jobs on a Bronx, NY construction site.

Since 1992, our legal team at Oresky & Associates, PLLC has recovered over $400 million for our clients. We want to help you receive the money you deserve for an ironworking injury.

Contact our law firm at (718) 993-9999  to schedule a free consultation with an experienced Bronx ironworker accident lawyer.

How Our Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help Ironworkers After an Accident or Injury

How Our Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Can Help Ironworkers After an Accident or Injury

Ironworkers are essential employees in the construction industry. They are responsible for critical elements of constructing a building, including building the framework for the structure. However, ironworking is inherently dangerous, so accidents are common.

You could be entitled to compensation in addition to your workers’ compensation claim. However, ironworking accident claims are complex personal injury cases. Therefore, you need experienced Bronx workplace accident lawyers on your side as you fight for fair compensation for an ironworking injury.

When you hire our award-winning lawyers at Oresky & Associates, PLLC, we will:

  • Investigate your case to determine the cause of the accident
  • Gather evidence to build a workers’ comp and/or third-party claim
  • Pursue all forms of compensation for your ironworker accident claim
  • Work with expert witnesses to strengthen your case as necessary
  • Calculate how much your claim is worth and fight to get that amount for you
  • File a lawsuit and pursue your claim in court if necessary

Ironworker accidents can cause severe injuries. You need compensation for your expenses and bills. Our lawyers will work to put as much money in your pocket as possible.

Contact us to schedule a free case evaluation with an experienced ironworker accident lawyer in the Bronx, New York.

What Are Common Causes of Ironworker Accidents and Injuries in the Bronx?

Ironworkers can be injured because of the numerous dangers and hazards of the job.

Common types of ironworker accidents include, but are not limited to:

  • Exposure to toxic substances
  • Struck-by accidents
  • Falls from heights
  • Welding accidents
  • Caught-in or between object accidents
  • Electrocution and electrical accidents
  • Being crushed
  • Heat illness from being exposed to intense heat and weather
  • The collapse of structures, columns, and walls
  • Defective products and tools

The above list does not include all hazards an ironworker faces or how a worker could be injured. Ironworker accidents can have life-changing consequences for workers and their families. Regardless of how an ironworking injury occurred, it is important to receive all benefits and compensation you are entitled to receive by law.

Common Ironworker Accident Injuries

An ironworker can sustain minor injuries in an accident. However, many suffer severe injuries that require extensive medical treatment and lost time from work.

Common ironworker accident injuries include, but are not limited to:

  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Eye damage and vision loss
  • Severe burns and electrical injuries
  • Crushed body limbs
  • Amputations and loss of limbs
  • Loss of hearing
  • Cuts, abrasions, and puncture wounds
  • Paralysis and spinal cord injuries
  • Death

An ironworker injured on the job should seek immediate medical treatment. It is essential to report all injuries, regardless of their severity. Reporting ironworker accidents and seeking prompt medical care helps protect your right to compensation for your injuries.

What Compensation Can I Receive After a Bronx Ironworker Accident?

What Compensation Can I Receive After a Bronx Ironworker Accident?The party responsible for your ironworking injury depends on the facts and circumstances of your case. If you were injured in an ironworking accident while on the job, you should be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Most employers in New York must have workers’ comp insurance coverage for their employees.

Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system that provides medical treatment and loss of income benefits for injured workers. Employees covered by workers’ comp typically cannot sue their employers for additional compensation.

However, there could be other claims that could apply to your ironworker accident. You could have a third-party claim if your injury was caused by another party’s negligence or intentional torts. For example, you might be able to sue a manufacturer if your ironworking injury was caused by a defective tool.

Third-party claims provide additional compensation and can be filed simultaneously with a workers’ comp claim. You could be entitled to compensation for damages not covered by workers’ comp benefits, including economic and non-economic damages.

Additionally, New York Labor Laws provide additional protections for construction workers. You might have a claim against one or more parties under Labor Law Sections 200, 240, and 241.

Our Bronx ironworker accident attorneys will analyze your case to determine all claims you are entitled to file. We’ll identify all parties liable for your injuries and aggressively pursue each source of compensation.

How Long Do I Have To File a Bronx Ironworker Accident Claim?

The type of claim determines the filing deadline. We strongly recommend contacting our law office as soon as possible to avoid losing the right to file a claim under one or more causes of action.

Schedule a Free Consultation With Our Bronx Construction Accident Lawyers

Schedule a Free Consultation With Our Bronx Construction Accident Lawyers

If you sustained an injury because of an ironworking accident, we are here to help.

Call now for a free consultation with one of our Bronx construction accident attorneys.

We can help with workers’ compensation and third-party claims.

 

 

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