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New York Forklift Accident Attorney

More Than 30 Years Fighting For The Rights Of Accident Victims

If you sustained injuries in a Queens, Bronx or Brooklyn construction accident involving a forklift, we may be able to help you pursue money damages.

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New York Forklift Accident Attorney

We Fight For The Rights Of Those Injured In Accidents

If you sustained injuries in a Queens, Bronx or Brooklyn construction accident involving a forklift, we may be able to help you pursue money damages. The team from Oresky & Associates, PLLC can file a civil suit on your behalf and fight for the compensation you deserve. Our forklift accident attorneys in New York City have spent more than 30 years fighting for New York accident victims.

We offer free case reviews and handle these cases on a contingency basis. Call us today at 718-993-9999 for your complimentary consultation. A representative is available 24/7 to discuss your case with you.

Recent Case Results

More Than 30 Years Of Fighting Cases In The Courts

Construction Accidents $9.9 Million Settlement for worker injured during building construction
Construction $7.5 Million $7.5 settlement for helper injured in fall from forklift resulting in multiple surgeries.
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.

We have won more than $400 million for our clients. Let us add your case to this list.

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Let Our Lawyers Pursue Compensation for Your Forklift Accident Damages

Oresky & Associates, PLLC can fight to protect your rights and pursue money damages to cover all your accident-related expenses and losses. The law bars us from taking legal action against your employer, but we can consider negligence, New York Labor Laws, and other factors that might allow us to hold the construction site owner, building owner, or general contractor liable for your accident and injuries.

If you sustained injuries in a forklift accident while working on a New York construction site, our team will seek money damages for your past and future pain and suffering, lost wages, and more. We know what it takes to build a solid case and win an award.

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I had an accident four years ago and I contacted the Oresky law firm. From the beginning I was treated well. They are all professionals and they treated me like family. I am very grateful to them and for all the attention they gave my case. Thank ...

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Jacob Oresky won my case. I saw him work hard for me. I made the right decision when I hired him. He is a great attorney. Luis

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I had a great experience with Jacob Oresky’s Office. He was always there when I needed him. He and his staff provided me with great service.

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Jacob Oresky & Associates are the best attorneys in the Bronx. I recommend them to every single person that had an accident.

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Thanks to Jacob Oresky & Associates I have been helped. They are like my family and are very good people. You are in the right hands with this attorney. Thank you.

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The attorneys at Jacob Oresky & Associates took my case and fought for me. They were always very friendly with me and I recommend them to any person that has suffered an accident. I am very satisfied with the work that the attorney Jacob Ores...

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

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I am very pleased with the services Jacob Oresky and his staff have provided for me and my family. I will recommend him to family and friends for the outstanding work they have done.

Our Process

How Our Forklift Accident Attorney’s Approach A Case

Our team has almost three decades of experience handling accident cases and fighting for the rights of injured workers. Our knowledge and experience have helped thousands of clients get the compensation they deserve, and we may be able to help you, too.

Build Your Case

We will gather the evidence necessary to prove whether another party’s fault caused your accident.

Determine a Value For Your Claim

If we can prove your case, we may be able to recover a wide range of damages on your behalf.

Negotiating a Settlement

Our team will negotiate with site owners and/or contractors on your behalf to hold them liable


Frequently Asked Questions

Common Legal Questions

Can I Get Compensated if I Was Partly at Fault for My Car Accident?
The short answer is yes - many times, you can be compensated if you are partly at fault. Again, New York is a no-fault insurance state in which your own insurance pays for your out-of-pocket costs such as limited lost wages and medical bills up to $50,000.  When you make a claim for pain and suffering as well as certain economic loss above no-fault, the percentages of fault will be considered in your recovery. Your injury from your car accident may have a certain value, however, fault will be taken into consideration at the time of trial or settlement.
Can I Sue For A Work-Related Injury?
You can sue for a work-related injury under certain conditions. Typically, employers in New York have immunity from personal injury lawsuits, but there are exceptions. There may be other liable parties (other than your employer) who do not have this immunity. You can read our full blog post here to find out more.
I Have Insurance, and I Have the Other Driver’s Insurance Information. Why Do I Need a Lawyer?
Unfortunately, people are not always honest, and you need a knowledgeable lawyer to help you gather evidence that you cannot get on your own. Of course, you need the accident report, but you also may need witness statements, certified weather reports,  photos from the accident scene,  driver statements,  and other evidence to establish liability.
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.
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.
Why should I contact a spinal cord injury attorney after a spinal cord accident?
The challenges that a spinal cord victim faces are ongoing and life-changing. A skilled attorney who can fight for your rights, compensation, and continuing medical expenses is invaluable.
What are the chances of recovery from a spinal cord injury?
Spinal cord injuries are one of the most devastating injuries you can suffer. While there is no way to reverse the damage completely, immediate treatment and medical advances can sometimes make a significant difference in the outcome.
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. 

We Have Won Large Verdicts for Our Clients

Our team has almost three decades of experience fighting for the best interests of New York construction accident victims, including those hurt in forklift accidents. Overall, we have helped our clients recover more than $400 million in accident cases. Some recent construction accident awards and settlements include:

  • $18 million recovered for a worker who suffered injuries when he fell from scaffolding while working at elevation
  • $7.5 million settlement agreement for a worker who fell from an elevated sidewalk bridge
  • $6.6 million settlement for an ironworker who suffered injuries on a NYC construction site
  • $6 million collected for a worker who suffered serious injuries in a construction site fall
  • $6 million recovered for a construction worker who sustained injuries in a ladder accident
  • $5 million awarded to a demolition worker injured on a job site

We Handle New York Forklift Accidents and Many Other Construction Accident Cases

If you or a loved one suffered injuries in any type of Queens, Bronx or Brooklyn construction accident case, give us a call. Let us review your case and explain if you can take legal action.

Call us today at 718-993-9999 for your free consultation. We may be able to pursue money damages on your behalf.

Act Today Before You Lose Your Chance

New York law limits how long we have to take legal action to pursue compensation for your expenses and losses. It is important for us to go to work on your case as soon as possible after you suffer your injuries.

We can identify the liable party, build a strong case, and take civil action. In some cases, we may be able to reach an out-of-court settlement, but we will not hesitate to take your case to court if necessary.

Your Legal Status Doesn't Matter

Talk to a Forklift Accident Attorney in New York

If you or a loved one sustained injuries in a New York forklift accident, the team from Oresky & Associates, PLLC can help. We are standing by to take your call and review your case 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Let us evaluate your situation today and take legal action on your behalf.

We handle all construction accident cases on a contingency basis, meaning you pay us no attorney’s fees until we recover money damages for you. We can meet with you in almost any location in or around NYC. This includes at a hospital or your home in not only Brooklyn, but also Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island; and Nassau County; Suffolk County; and Westchester County.

Call us today at 718-993-9999 and let us go to work for you.

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