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Category: Construction Accidents

December 5, 2018 Construction Accidents

What Do I Do if Injured While Working on a Construction Site?

Construction workers provide an invaluable service to the city. By maintaining buildings, completing renovations, and making new structures, construction workers keep our vibrant city running smoothly. Unfortunately, construction is one of the nation’s deadliest professions. Workers are prone to injury from falls, heavy machinery, exposure to the elements, and more. By understanding the procedures that… read more

December 1, 2018 Construction Accidents

Construction Projects in New York City Approach All-Time High in 2018

The New York Building Congress recently released a report titled “2018-2020 New York City Construction Outlook,” in which the organization states that construction projects in the city set a record high this year. The report projects that the city’s spending on construction for 2018 will reach $61.8 billion, as compared to $49.3 billion in 2017…. read more

October 5, 2018 Construction Accidents

The Current State of Construction Accidents in NYC

Construction is a requirement for any large city to keep functioning smoothly, and New York City is no exception. Construction projects big and small, however, can expose workers and passersby to serious health and safety hazards. Construction accidents in New York City take lives and leave others permanently injured every year. The more you learn… read more

April 4, 2018 Construction Accidents

NY Construction Worker Fatality Report Shows Ongoing Risks

New York construction workers face a substantial risk of being injured on-the-job. When an accident occurs and a worker is hurt or killed, the injured employee or his family should consult with New York City construction accident lawyers for help.  An attorney can provide assistance in pursuing a claim to receive benefits and compensation that… read more

February 23, 2018 Construction Accidents,Personal Injury

Young Child Sustains Injuries After Walking By a NY Construction Site

Construction sites can be dangerous places for workers, and a New York City injury lawyer can provide help to those who work construction and who are hurt while they are on the job. In New York, where construction often occurs on heavily-traveled streets, it is not just workers who are at risk of being harmed… read more

February 19, 2018 Construction Accidents

A Look at Rooftop Fall Risks at NY Construction Sites

Falls are a big risk for construction workers and others who work at a high elevation. If a fall injury happens, it is important to contact New York City construction accident lawyers for assistance as soon as possible. Benefits can be available to injured workers who suffered injuries due to a fall. If the fall… read more

February 16, 2018 Construction Accidents

Queens Man Killed in Horrific Construction Accident

Construction workers face a higher risk of injuries and fatalities on-the-job than most workers in other professions do because of the physical nature of their work and the difficult work conditions construction workers must work in on unfinished buildings. It is the job of employers to comply with OSHA regulations and try to make construction… read more

February 5, 2018 Construction Accidents

Filing a Construction Accident Lawsuit

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, in calendar year 2016, out of 4,693 worker fatalities in the private sector in the United States, 21.1%, or 991 deaths, was in construction – this means that or 1 in 5 workers in the construction business died on the job. The leading causes of death in… read more

January 5, 2018 Construction Accidents

NY Construction Death Toll Continues to Rise

Construction work is dangerous work, with employees in this industry facing high rates of injuries and fatalities. When accidents occur, New York City construction accident lawyers should be consulted by injured victims or by family members of deceased construction workers. Those who have been hurt or who have suffered losses through injuries on construction sites… read more

December 22, 2017 Construction Accidents

NY Crane Operator Sues, Denies Fault in Fatal Accident

Crane accidents are far too common on construction sites, especially in recent years as a result of the building boom in New York. New York City construction accident lawyers can provide representation in circumstances where a construction worker is hurt or killed in a crane accident, as well as in situations when a passerby is… read more