Have You Been Injured On a Construction Site?
Choose Our Labor Law & Personal Injury Attorneys in Albany, NY
If you are injured in an accident at work, you may be entitled to recover more than just Workers Compensation. There are special protections under the New York State Labor Law for construction workers who fall at work or who are injured as a result of unsafe conditions on the job.
The obligation to provide a safe place to work extends, not just to employers, but to commercial property owners and General Contractors as well. If you or a family member have been hurt in a fall at work or because of an unsafe condition on a work site, let us help you get the compensation you deserve.
The knowledgeable personal injury attorneys at NVNO know how to handle cases involving construction accidents and are aware of the regulations needed to make these claims. We can help you navigate these laws to help you recover compensation for your losses. When it comes to these cases, there are several people who may be liable for your injury. Through investigating medical records, the construction site, and gaining witness statements, we can determine who should be held liable for your injuries.
Common causes of construction accidents:
- Insufficient training
- Safety oversights
- Collapsed structures
- Exposure to toxic substances
- Slips and falls
- Scaffolding accidents
- Falling objects
- Crane accidents
- And much more
Construction accidents occur for a number of reasons despite OSHA regulations and job safety programs. If you or a family member has been hurt, please call our personal injury attorneys today.