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Building Accident Lawyers

Protecting The Rights Of Construction Workers All Over NYC

If you or someone you love has been hurt or injured because a building owner failed to properly monitor or maintain property, the attorneys at Oresky & Associates, PLLC can help.

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Building Accident Attorneys

Servicing the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan and the NYC Metro Area

It happens all too often in New York City-when a building owner ignores a serious safety risk such as broken steps, cracked sidewalks, unsafe elevators, leaking ceilings, and other hazardous conditions. Someone comes on the property, often for purposes that significantly benefit the property owner, and suffers a serious injury because of the failure to repair the known safety concern. If you or someone you love has been hurt or injured because a building owner failed to properly monitor or maintain property, the attorneys at Oresky & Associates, PLLC can help.

Recent Case Results

More Than 25 Years Of Fighting Cases In The Courts

Construction Accidents $9.9 Million Settlement for worker injured during building construction
Construction Accidents $6.6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from scaffold sustaining serious injuries.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Settlement for electrician that fell one story off of roof during construction of an extension.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Awarded to construction worker that fell from ladder while installing window frame.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from ladder sustaining serious injuries.
Negligent Supervision $6 Million Awarded to 19 year old mentally disabled man that suffered severe burns as a result of institution’s failure to supervise.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Awarded to construction worker struck by falling object at construction site.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Settlement for Scaffold Installer that fell one story during construction of sidewalk bridge.
Construction Accidents $5 Million Dollars won by demolition worker that was knocked off ladder by HVAC duct, fracturing arm, requiring back surgery, amongst other injuries.

At Oresky & Associates, PLLC, we bring over 25 years of legal experience to injured accident victims throughout the Bronx, Queens, and New York City Metro area. We know that every case and injury is different, and we’ll take the time to learn all the details of your accident and injury. Over the last quarter of a century, we’ve won verdicts and negotiated settlements totaling more than $300 million. We never forget that it’s a “personal” injury and your needs and concerns are unique.

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You Won’t Pay A Dime Unless We Win Your Case

We are dedicated to helping our clients pursue settlements and verdicts that meet their present and future needs. Don’t hesitate to contact us at our offices in the Bronx and Queens to schedule a free consultation. You will not pay us any attorney fees unless we help you win money damages.

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I am very grateful for their services, for being so responsible and efficient.

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I recommend Jacob Oresky & Associates, PLLC as my attorneys. They did an excellent job and I am very satisfied with the results.

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I’m very satisfied with the work Jacob Oresky & Associates did on my case. I liked the professional service. I recommend them to everyone who had an accident.

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The office did a great job. I am very satisfied with the results. They are really good people.

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I fell from a beam to the floor below. My boss refused to call an ambulance and took me home and told me to rest. I was in a lot of pain and I decided to go to the hospital on my own. I found out it was serious so I called attorney Jacob Oresky. M...

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Jacob Oresky & Associates were very helpful and took care of everything that had to be done while I was in recovery. Mr.Figueroa did a great job fighting for me and was very friendly as well as dedicated. Thanks so much.

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Jacob Oresky is really a great attorney. He worked hard on my case and treated me like family. I was extremely pleased with his representation.

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I had the best experience having Jacob Oresky & Associates, PLLC as my attorneys. I would fully recommend their services.

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After my accident I was in pain and didn’t know what to do. I’m grateful to have found Jacob Oresky who helped me with my case. They fought long and hard and at the end won my case. So if you need help, call Jacob Oresky.

How We Work

Get To Know Our Process

We’ll work closely with you throughout the process to make certain that you are well informed about the status of your case, and that you have the information necessary to make the right decisions. We take all injury claims on a contingency basis. We will only charge legal fees if we recover compensation for your losses.

01. Free Case Evaluation

Call our office, send us an email, or chat with us online to receive a free case evaluation.

02. Get Signed Up

After your free case review, we can set up your client profile and gather any information you already have.

03. Start Your Recovery

We can take over your case from here and update you as it progresses. You can focus on your health while we focus on your case.


Frequently Asked Questions

Common Legal Questions

What should I do after a car accident?
After a car accident, you should always call for help. While you wait for help to arrive, check for injuries—both your own and those of others involved in the collision. Be sure to accept necessary medical attention from any paramedics on the scene and follow up with a health care provider as soon as possible in the days following the accident. Last but not least, connect with a lawyer––and do it fast. Get more information on what to do after an auto accident by reading our full post.
Will my car accident case go to trial?
Most car accident cases settle before trial, however, you must be prepared to go all the way to jury verdict. If the defense counsel or the insurance adjuster senses that you are not ready to go the distance, they will try and settle for less than full value. Make sure your case is prepared to go all the way.
Can I bring a car accident lawsuit if I am undocumented?
Personal injury lawsuits can be brought without regard to your immigration status. Even if you are undocumented you have the right to sue for money damages for lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering.
Do I Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?
You do not need a personal injury lawyer, but one can benefit you in many ways following an accident resulting in serious physical harm. Severe injuries can lead to expensive medical care, extended absences from work, pain and suffering, and other damages. Read our full article to find out more about when it's right to hire a personal injury lawyer. 
How do I find a lawyer for a car accident?
Finding a lawyer to represent you in your car accident case requires research—there simply is no way around it. Begin your homework by searching online for car accident lawyers in your area (New York City, Bronx, or Queens, for example). As you review their websites, check for the following characteristics: 
  • Experience in personal injury law—and with car accidents, specifically
  • Results—financial value of settlements and awards
  • Positive testimonials that speak to you
You can read more about how to find a lawyer for a car accident here.
Who do I sue for my injuries in a car accident case?
Claims for car accidents are usually made against the insurance companies for the owners and operators of the vehicles involved in the car accident. Sometimes a driver’s employer, a business entity or other party may need to be added to the claim and future lawsuit. Make sure that all of the proper parties are made part of your case so that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to.
How Much Can I obtain from a Car Accident Settlement?
Several factors influence the amount you might obtain from a car accident settlement. The seriousness of your injury plays a significant role in determining this amount, as it affects your medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and many other types of damages. The amount of insurance coverage available plays another significant part in the outcome of your settlement. Of course, a lawyer’s experience building personal injury cases, handling insurance companies, and negotiating fair settlements is yet another important consideration in this equation. Want to learn more about car accident settlements? Read our full article here.
What is a deposition?
A deposition or EBT (examination before trial) is an opportunity for the defendants’ lawyers to ask you questions under oath about how your accident occurred. Depositions are normally conducted in an attorney’s office or the office of the court reporter who is transcribing your testimony. All parties are usually deposed.

Our Representation in Building Accident Injury Claims

Our Bronx premises liability attorneys provide comprehensive representation to people who have been injured in a building-related accident, handling all types of claims, including:

  • Slips and falls on wet floors, defective flooring, cracked pavement, broken steps or stairs or other walkways
  • Trips and falls on broken steps and sidewalks
  • Injuries sustained in building or ceiling collapses
  • Injuries suffered due to the malfunction or negligent maintenance of elevators or escalators
  • Injuries suffered due to exposure to lead paint , mold or other toxic substances
  • Slips and falls on accumulated snow, ice, sleet or due to other dangerous weather conditions
  • Burns or other injuries sustained in fires or explosions or from scalding water or radiators
  • Injuries caused by dog bites or animal attacks
  • Playground injuries
  • Losses due to inadequate lighting or security

We will help you pursue damages for all your losses, including medical expenses, lost wages and income, loss of companionship or consortium and physical pain and suffering. We take claims involving all types of accident and injury, from soft-tissue to serious and catastrophic loss, including wrongful death.

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To schedule a confidential consultation with an experienced Bronx premises liability attorney, send us an e-mail or call our office at (718) 993-9999. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week to take your call. We make home and hospital visits.

At Oresky & Associates, PLLC we offer skilled representation to individuals who have been hurt in and around New York State including New York City, Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn (Kings County), Staten Island (Richmond County), Westchester, Long Island, Suffolk County, and Nassau County.

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