Hurt at Work by Unsafe Construction Equipment, Do I Have a Case?
If you were hurt at work by unsafe construction equipment, you may have a case against the construction site owner, building owner, or general contractor. At Oresky & Associates, pllc, our team will fight for the compensation that you deserve under New York’s Labor Law.
Our Bronx workplace injury attorneys have more than 25 years of experience serving clients who suffered injuries at work. We have more than $300 million in settlements and verdicts for clients who suffered injuries from falls from collapsed scaffolds and ladders, equipment failures, and other accidents. During the course of construction heavy equipment is used such as cranes, hoists, forklifts which could also cause serious injuries if not used properly or malfunction. Our legal team has a wide depth of experience in litigating all types of construction accident cases. Let us explain to you how New York State’s Labor Law works, and the way it was designed to protect you.
If you suffered an injury while working on a construction site and you believe unsafe equipment played a role, let us review your claim, the consultation is free. Call us today at 718-993-9999.
We Can Help You Understand the NY Labor Law That Supports Your Case
At Oresky & Associates, pllc, our team understands the New York Labor Law that governs construction sites and how violating these laws can cause accidents and serious injuries. We handle these cases regularly and can explain the laws that apply to your case during our consultation. We will navigate the claims process on your behalf, and fight for the compensation you deserve.
We have a proven track record of obtaining significant verdicts and settlements for workers who suffered injuries at work in New York City. Our case results reflect our hard work and dedication to our clients. Let us go to work for you.
If we can prove the owner of the job site or the general contractor on the construction site failed to provide you with safe and adequate equipment, in accordance with New York State Labor Law, we will then seek to hold them accountable for your damages.
The Law Protects All Different Types of Workers
Special worker protection statutes apply to construction workers and those working in related trades, such as plumbers, carpenters, electricians and more. These laws protect workers who are working at elevated heights or are exposed to injury by falling objects such as materials or equipment which should have been secured. The site owner and general contractor have a responsibility to provide a safe work place under the Labor Law. This means you may have a case if you suffered injuries in a gravity related accident involving a:
- Falling object accident
- Scaffolding fall
- Fall from a ladder
- Window washing accident
- Collapsed Crane
- Malfunctioning hoist
- Painting accident
- Carpentry accident
- Forklift accident
- Demolition accident
- Excavation accident
Let Us Navigate the legal process for you!
If you suffered injuries in a NYC construction site accident, we will investigate your case and try to negotiate a settlement or file a lawsuit on your behalf. While we cannot guarantee the outcome in your case, we can promise you our hard work and dedicated efforts to obtain for you the compensation that you deserve.
We will go toe-to-toe with the building or construction site owner’s legal team, fighting for your rights and the compensation you are entitled to. Our decades of experience handling cases for clients just like you allows us to determine the best approach for your case and aggressively pursue the compensation that you are entitled to in the courts.
Talk to an NYC Lawyer About Your Unsafe Equipment Accident
At Oresky & Associates, pllc, our worksite accident and injury team can help you fight for the compensation you deserve after an unsafe equipment accident in New York City. And it is important to note, your legal status does not matter when recovering the compensation you deserve for an injury caused by unsafe equipment at your workplace.
We can meet you for a free case review and consultation at the hospital, in your home, or in one of our offices. We handle cases in the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island, as well as in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester counties.
Call us today at 718-993-9999 for your free case evaluation and consultation.