Construction workers in New York are entitled to a workplace that is reasonably FREE from hazards. Job site owners and similar entities are required to ensure the construction site is safe and complies with safety regulations such as the New York State Labor Law Section 240. When a construction worker in New York is injured due to another's negligence, he or she may be able to sue the responsible party to recover monetary damages, such as medical expenses and lost wages. To find out if you are eligible to pursue a construction accident lawsuit in New York, complete the FREE case review form on this page.
Injured in a New York Construction Accident?
In a construction accident lawsuit in New York, several parties can be held accountable. For instance, if a construction worker was injured due to a defective piece of machinery, such as a faulty forklift, the manufacturer of the device may be held responsible for the worker's injuries. Other parties that can be found liable for a construction injury in New York include the property owner, contractor, architect or construction management company.
Speak to a Construction Accident Attorney Today
If you have been injured on a construction site in New York, the attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy can investigate the cause of your accident and establish liability for your injuries. We will aggressively defend your legal rights and attempt to hold each responsible entity accountable in order to maximize your recovery. To find out if we can recover compensation for your injuries, click the link below to speak with one of our construction injury attorneys.