Construction Accident Case Results

Top Verdicts and Settlements for Injured Workers in New York

The New York construction accident attorneys at the law firm of Block O'Toole & Murphy help juries and insurance companies understand how a work accident can impact a person's life as well as the lives of the victim's family members. Scroll down to read about the verdicts and settlements obtained by our lawyers for injured construction workers.

In 2016, the law firm attained 3 of the 5 Highest Construction Settlements in New York State, as published by the New York Law Journal. Call 212-736-5300 or contact us online today for a FREE legal consultation.

Track Record of Success in Construction Law and Accident Litigation

Our law firm has one of the best records in recovering compensation in construction-related injury cases. Notable results include:

  • $12,000,000 settlement for NYC Sandhogs Local 147 union worker who was injured while working on the Number 7 train subway extension project.
  • $10,875,000 settlement in a Brooklyn construction accident case for a union worker who suffered internal injuries.
  • $7,400,000 settlement for union sheet metal worker who fell and injured his back
  • $7,300,000 settlement for construction worker in a demolition accident
  • $7,000,000 settlement for union carpenter after a scaffolding accident in Astoria, Queens
  • $6,793,881 verdict for a union laborer who fell during construction of a water treatment plant
  • $6,400,000 settlement for a union ironworker who fell while working on a construction project in the Bronx
  • $6,250,000 settlement in a Putnam County suit for a framer who suffered quadriplegia after fall
  • $6,000,000 settlement for a union waterproofer injured after fall from an exterior scaffold
  • $5,900,000 settlement awarded to a union bricklayer who fell from a ladder during a Bronx school renovation project
  • $5,885,000 settlement for undocumented worker injured in Queens construction accident
  • $5,500,000 construction accident settlement for Nassau County worker struck by rotating excavator
  • $5,500,000 settlement for an electrician who sustained head injuries after falling from an extension ladder
  • $5,030,572 settlement for a construction laborer who fell after scaffold tipped over
  • $5,000,000 settlement for a carpenter injured while working on a multistory building in Brooklyn
  • $5,000,000 settlement awarded to electrician helper injured in a ladder fall during a renovation project
  • $4,995,000 settlement for a laborer who fell as a result of unsteady flooring on a Manhattan construction site
  • $4,900,000 settlement for a union electrician injured in a ladder fall during an electrical upgrade project
  • $4,750,000 settlement for union labor foreman hit in the back with a flying rock from construction site blast
  • $4,650,000 settlement for a day laborer who was not provided proper safety equipment during a warehouse renovation project
  • $4,475,000 settlement for the Estate of a union ironworker foreman killed in a construction site fall
  • $4,250,000 settlement in Kings County case for a union excavator who fell into a ditch while working
  • $4,200,000 settlement for a union plasterer injured upon falling from an A-frame ladder
  • $4,011,000 verdict for a lead inspector hurt while working at the 170th Street subway station in the Bronx
  • $4,000,000 settlement in a Nassau County lawsuit, for a laborer who fell off a roof injuring his lumbar spine
  • $4,000,000 settlement for a steamfitter injured in a water pump accident at Montefiore Medical Center
  • $4,000,000 settlement for an elevator erector injured during a hotel renovation project
  • $3,800,000 settlement in products liability case for Long Island delivery driver hurt by a trailer step that broke
  • $3,750,000 settlement for a non-union construction laborer who fell from an unsecure ladder
  • $3,750,000 settlement in Bronx County case for a laborer who sustained leg injuries after being struck by a falling beam
  • $3,720,000 settlement for a commercial glass worker who fell two stories through a hole at a construction project in Bayside, Queens
  • $3,700,000 settlement for an asbestos worker who fell as a result of unsecured scaffold planks
  • $3,500,000 settlement for a union carpenter who suffered head injuries from a scaffold accident
  • $3,500,000 settlement for a porter struck in the head and neck by limestone that fell ten stories from a roof
  • $3,500,000 settlement for a plumber's helper who sustained a traumatic brain injury from ladder fall
  • $3,411,000 settlement for a superintendent injured by a falling brick
  • $3,400,000 settlement for union carpenter who fell from a scaffold with no safety rails
  • $3,300,000 settlement for a union laborer inured by falling angle irons at a renovation project in Westchester County
  • $3,250,000 settlement for a union laborer hurt while working in a subway tunnel
  • $3,200,000 settlement for demolition laborer injured at a Manhattan apartment building when the stairway collapsed.
  • $3,175,000 settlement for a man who was struck by a forklift while he was making a delivery in Jamaica, Queens
  • $3,100,000 settlement for a laborer who fell from a wobbly A-frame ladder at a newly-constructed Manhattan high-rise
  • $3,075,000 settlement for a union plumber struck by falling gravel while working on a new building construction project
  • $3,000,000 settlement for an electrician's helper hurt in a ladder and scaffold collapse during a Manhattan renovation project
  • $3,000,000 settlement for an electrician who sustained neck and lower back injuries after he fell from an unsecured A-frame ladder
  • $3,000,000 settlement in a Bronx County case for a union carpenter who tripped and fell
  • $3,000,000 settlement for a carpenter injured in a fall during a luxury apartment renovation project
  • $2,900,000 settlement for an HVAC worker who was unable to return to work after a ladder fall
  • $2,750,000 settlement in a Nassau County case for an HVAC worker who sustained leg injuries after ladder fall
  • $2,700,000 settlement for a union worker who fell off the roof while working on asbestos removal and re-roofing.
  • $2,700,000 settlement for a union laborer injured in a construction project at a hotel in Manhattan
  • $2,650,000 settlement for in a slip and fall case for an electrician foreman
  • $2,640,000 settlement for a non-union laborer injured while working on pipe scaffolding
  • $2,600,000 settlement for union worker who fell when the floor collapsed beneath him during a demolition project
  • $2,600,000 settlement for a 37-year-old unino electrician who was shocked twice while attempting to connect power lines
  • $2,400,000 settlement for a construction worker injured in a ladder fall at a building in Flushing, Queens
  • $2,300,000 settlement for a non-union laborer injured while working as a flagman for a Midtown West construction project
  • $2,250,000 settlement for a window washer who fell to the ground from the second story of a Manhattan building
  • $2,250,000 wrongful death settlement in a wrongful death case for the spouse of an elevator erector tragically killed in a construction accident
  • $2,250,000 settlement for an undocumented construction worker injured in a fall while performing work at a Manhattan high-rise
  • $2,225,000 settlement for a Local 608 carpenter foreman struck by a falling door
  • $2,200,000 settlement for a non-union laborer injured in a scaffold accident at a construction project in Brooklyn
  • $2,200,000 settlement in a Kings County case for a 38-year-old plumber's assistant injured in a ladder fall
  • $2,150,000 settlement for a union carpenter struck in the face by a falling object at a construction site
  • $2,000,000 settlement for a masonry laborer who fell from a scaffold during a new residential construction project in Nassau County
  • $2,000,000 settlement for a painter hurt in a ladder fall while he was painting the stairwell of a Manhattan residential building
  • $2,000,000 settlement for a Local 7 carpenter injured after falling down from a negligently-installed temporary staircase
  • $1,995,000 verdict for a man who sustained knee injuries after falling into a hole at a construction site
  • $1,975,000 settelment for 35-year-old worker who was not provided with fall protection equipment during a Brooklyn warehouse renovation project. As a result, he fell 10 feet to the floor.
  • $1,900,000 settlement for a local 32 BJ Union maintenance worker unable to resume employment after an elevator accident
  • $1,850,000 settlement for a worker who sustained significant injuries when the pull-down ladder he was descending completely detached from the ceiling.
  • $1,850,000 settlement for a union laborer who sustained finger injuries in a work accident
  • $1,500,000 settlement for a union laborer struck by a falling metal beam
  • $1,475,000 settlement for a produce delivery man injured by falling construction equipment
  • $1,400,000 settlement in a Queens case for a carpenter who sustained injuries to his fingers while operating a table saw
  • $1,350,000 settlement for an undocumented laborer who suffered finger injuries and amputation after a work accident
  • $1,350,000 settlement in a Rockland County case for a construction worker injured from falling off a roof
  • $1,325,000 settlement for a worker who suffered muscle, nerve, and artery injuries to his arm from falling glass
  • $1,325,000 settlement for a 24-year-old carpenter who fell as a result of an unsteady scaffold and ladder
  • $1,325,000 settlement for a painter injured when the flooring of a balcony collapsed underneath him
  • $1,275,000 settlement for non-union construction worker who fell through an opening at a building undergoing a gut renovation
  • $1,250,000 settlement for an electrician injured in a ladder fall at a construction project in the Hamptons
  • $1,250,000 settlement for a refrigeration apprentice who fell when his ladder tipped
  • $1,204,087 settlement for a construction worker who lost portions of his toes when another laborer lowered a blade on his foot
  • $1,150,000 settlement for a construction worker who suffered injuries to his face and PTSD after a saw-blade accident
  • $1,100,000 awarded to Local 580 union ironworker injured by heavy steel grating that fell on his hand during a Bronx construction project
  • $1,000,000 settlement for a plumber who sustained injuries to his brain and wrists after a ladder fall

If you have been injured in a serious construction-related accident of any kind, or if you were hurt while performing any type of physical work, schedule a FREE consultation with the experienced New York Construction accident 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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