New Building Construction Accidents
Construction Sites Often Pose Serious Risks
While construction sites generally offer great opportunities for employment and work, there are many individuals who are injured on a regular basis due to the negligence of a coworker or employer. Other causes of construction accidents may be a defective product or piece of machinery. If you have been injured while on a construction site then New York labor laws provide protection for you and you may be able to obtain money damages for the injuries you have sustained in order to help compensate for the cost of medical bills and other financial hardships.
New buildings that are under construction, as opposed to old buildings that are undergoing renovation, can pose serious threats to safety depending on a number of factors. Many safety hazards caused by newly constructed scaffolding and unsecured materials that are being lifted to a high level of the building. If you are injured in a new building construction accident due to improperly constructed or secured scaffolding or falling objects then you will greatly benefit from the legal assistance of a representative from our firm.
How Our Experience Can Help You
There are many individuals that are seriously injured in construction accidents every year, in 2011 there were over 150 individuals that suffered substantial injuries in a construction accident. It is a common occurrence for an individual to be the victim of a slip and fall accident or to suffer an injury due to a falling object in a construction accident.