Plumbers on construction sites face numerous dangers each day. Working conditions can be hazardous for a variety of reasons. Therefore, plumber accidents and injuries on worksites in the Bronx, NY are common.
The Bronx construction accident lawyers at Oresky & Associates, PLLC fight for the rights of plumbers, steamfitters, and pipefitters. We’ll work to get you the money you deserve after a plumber accident.
Contact our law office at (718) 993-9999 to schedule your free consultation with one of our experienced Bronx plumber accident lawyers. We handle all types of plumber accident claims, including workers’ compensation, third-party claims, and labor law claims.
A plumbing accident can cause substantial damages. Injured plumbers could experience a substantial loss of income in addition to the pain and suffering they experience because of an injury. Since 1992, our law firm has recovered over $400 million for our clients in judgments and settlements.
Construction sites are the most dangerous places to work. Plumbing jobs are generally safe. However, the working conditions on a job site can increase the risk of injury.
If you are injured in a plumber accident in the Bronx, New York, you need skilled, experienced attorneys to handle your case.
When you hire Oresky & Associates, PLLC for assistance, you can expect us to:
Plumber accident cases can be complicated. When processing your claim, the insurance company, your employer, and the parties responsible for your injury may not have your best interests in mind. Our Bronx personal injury attorneys will protect your rights as we handle your case from start to finish.
Call our law firm to schedule a free case evaluation with an experienced Bronx personal injury lawyer.
Plumbers on construction sites and other job sites can be injured because of the following:
If you are injured in a Bronx plumbing accident, report the accident to your employer. Seek medical attention immediately to reduce the risk of life-threatening conditions. Then, when you are stable, contact our Bronx plumber accident attorneys to discuss your legal options for receiving compensation for your injuries.
Most New York employers must have workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. Workers’ comp benefits include medical treatment for injuries and lost wage benefits.
Workers’ compensation does not compensate you for all damages incurred due to a workplace injury. Furthermore, injured workers are generally prohibited from suing their employer if they are covered by workers’ comp insurance.
In addition to workers’ comp benefits, you might be entitled to additional compensation if a third party caused your injury. Third-party claims can provide compensation for all economic damages, including all loss of income and out-of-pocket expenses. You could also receive compensation for your non-economic damages.
Third-party claims are filed when another party causes your injury because of negligence or intentional torts. Examples of third-party claims for a plumber accident include actions for defective tools and unsafe property conditions.
Additionally, you could be entitled to compensation for a claim filed under New York Labor Law Sections 200, 240, or 241. Labor laws provide additional protections for construction workers in New York City.
Filing a personal injury claim or a labor law claim does not impact your workers’ comp case. Our Bronx plumber accident lawyers at Oresky & Associates, PLLC will evaluate your case to determine all causes of action for damages. We’ll pursue all parties and claims that could result in compensation for your injuries, financial losses, and other damages.
It is stressful to deal with the consequences of a plumber accident. You should be able to focus on healing from your injuries instead of completing documents, filing claims, and dealing with insurance adjusters.
Our legal team at Oresky & Associates, PLLC will handle the claims process for you. Call now for your free consultation with an experienced Bronx workers’ compensation attorney.
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