Can I Make a Case if I Fell off a Ladder while Painting at Work? – You’re Rights.
Oresky & Associates, pllc has been protecting the rights of accident and injury victims in the Bronx for more than 25 years. We have extensive experience with all types of personal injury cases, including those that occur on the job. If you were hurt while painting, we can help.
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Painting Injuries Explained
Painting is a protected form of work under New York’s laws protecting construction workers. Falls from ladders and scaffolds can cause serious injury and harm. If you have been injured in a fall from an improperly secured ladder or scaffold, you may have a very strong case for personal injuries in addition to Workers’ Compensation that you are entitled to from your on the job.
Common Causes of Painting Injuries
- Toppling A-Frame Ladders
- Improperly Secured Ladders
- Improperly Secured Scaffolds
- Failure to have proper life lines and safety harnesses
- Slip And Fall Hazards
- Old and unsafe equipment.
- Failure to have proper personal protective equipment
- Falling equipment and materials which should have been secured
Common Injuries Suffered in Painting Accidents
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Crushing Injuries
- Muscle and ligament tears
If a loved one was killed in a painting-related accident, you may be able to bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible party or parties. A personal injury lawyer with experience in this specific area of the law can help you protect your rights and get the compensation you deserve.
Liability in Painting Accidents
If you or a loved one has been hurt while painting, multiple parties could be responsible.
Work injuries may qualify you for workers’ compensation, but if negligence by a third party, was a factor, you may be entitled to additional damages from a third party (i.e., not your employer).
Liability depends on the cause or causes of your injuries. Did the site owner or general contractor fail to make sure that you were provided with proper and safe ladders and scaffolds or other safety equipment? Were you provided with the proper safety equipment for the job that you were doing? Were proper safety procedures designed for the work that you were doing?.
A workplace accident injury lawyer can help you determine how to proceed.
Contact a Bronx Personal Injury Attorney Today
If you have been injured in a painting-related accident, Oresky & Associates, pllc wants to help you get the compensation you deserve.
Our legal team has obtained over $350 million for clients who have been injured in the Bronx and across New York City. See how we have helped painters, and workers just like you by looking at our case results. You may be entitled to compensation for medical costs, lost union benefits, money damages for past pain and suffering caused by injuries, and money damages for future pain and suffering caused by injuries.
Contact Oresky & Associates, pllc at 718-993-9999 today for a free and confidential consultation about your case.