HEARING LOSS IN NEW YORK CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
New York construction workers can suffer hearing loss after job site explosions and other work events.
Excessive noise levels on New York construction sites can cause hearing loss for construction workers. This loss of hearing may be caused by long-term exposure to loud noises over many years or by a sudden incident, such as an explosion. Although some forms of hearing loss can be reversed with medical treatment, many others lead to a permanent condition.
Contact Our New York City Lawyers if You Have Experienced Job-Related Hearing Loss
Victims of job-related hearing the victim may have the right to file a lawsuit and pursue financial compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Our experienced New York accident lawyers know how to handle construction injury lawsuits, determining who is at fault and how much compensation our clients are owed. For a FREE consultation, call us at 212-736-5300 or use our online form to schedule your appointment.
Consequences of On-The-Job Hearing Loss
Hearing loss can severely alter a construction worker’s quality of life. Everyday interactions with family and friends become more difficult, and enjoyment of simple pleasures like movies and music can be impaired as well. Additionally, these workers may not be able to return to work because of their injuries, perhaps permanently. Finding new work may be difficult, and the quality of living that the victim and his or her family have enjoyed can suffer. New York construction workers who find themselves in this position may need the help of a construction accident lawyer to get back on their feet, medically and financially.
Contact Our New York City Lawyers to Discuss Your Hearing Loss Case
It is important to contact a lawyer as soon as possible to find out about your options after this type of work injury. The attorneys at Block O’Toole & Murphy will seek compensation for your medical expenses and future care, loss of wages and lost earning potential, and other damages.
Our results include obtaining $3,500,000 in compensation for a worker who suffered a traumatic brain injury and hearing loss due to a ladder fall.
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