Representing Injured Ironworkers and Welders Throughout the State
Ironworkers in New York are often exposed to dangerous conditions. Because their jobs frequently require them to erect steel frameworks, balance on I-beams and manipulate tools high above the ground, falls and other accidents are not uncommon.
If you or a loved one has suffered serious injuries as a result of someone else's negligence on a construction site in New York, you may be able to recover money damages. The New York ironworker accident attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy have the experience and determination to help you pursue maximum compensation for your injuries.
With several attorneys serving as members of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association's Labor Law Committee, we are well versed in New York's Labor Law and help lead the initiative to protect workers in New York on a daily basis. Our commitment to you is that we will not rest until justice is done on your behalf. We focus solely on representing injury victims, offering individualized attention to each and every client.
Our experienced, aggressive and compassionate lawyers represent a choice for ironworkers who are looking for a lawyer who will fight for them, a family of lawyers that cares about them and their family. Block O'Toole & Murphy is the choice for today's ironworker.
Common Causes of Ironworker Injuries
Iron work accidents and injuries in New York happen in a myriad of ways. Our skilled New York construction accident lawyers handle cases involving ironworkers who suffered severe injuries or wrongful death as a result of:
- Falling from a commercial or residential structure
- Being hit by falling objects on the construction site, such as dropped rebar or debris
- Defective power tools
- Welding accidents, which include exploding tanks, ultraviolet radiation burns, toxic fume inhalation and eye injuries
A Reputation for Results
Block O'Toole & Murphy has a respected reputation for making sure juries and insurance companies understand exactly how an ironworker accident can impact the victim's life as well as the lives of his or her family members. A few recent case results include*:
- $6,400,000 settlement for a union ironworker who fell from a height and injured his back
- $6,250,000 settlement for a construction worker who fell from a joist and suffered complete quadriplegia
- $5,500,000 settlement for a worker who fell from an extension ladder and sustained a head injury
For a complete list of the successful results our lawyers have obtained, please visit our Verdicts & Settlements page. We proudly represent members of Ironworkers Local Unions No. 12, 197, 33, 361, 40, 417, 440, 455, 46, 470, 576, 580, 6, 60, 612, 621, 824 and 9.
Contact an Attorney for Welding Injury, Falls and Other Accidents
If you have been injured in a serious ironwork accident or another construction-related accident in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx or elsewhere in New York, schedule a FREE consultation with the experienced New York City construction injury attorneys at the law firm of Block O'Toole & Murphy. Call us at 212-736-5300, or contact us online today.
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*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.