As a construction worker in New York, you face many risks on a daily basis, especially when performing tasks at a great height. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration points out that falls are considered one of the four primary causes of construction industry fatalities every year.
Our attorneys at Turley Redmond Rosasco & Rosasco, L.L.P., have more than 25 years of experience representing injured construction workers. If you or a loved one has been hurt in a fall while on a construction site, we advocate aggressively on your behalf and make sure that all of your rights under the law are protected.
Injuries From Falls Are Devastating
Injuries from a fall are often severe and life-changing. If you are permanently disabled, or your injury required surgery and rehabilitation, we know the medical costs are staggering. The additional loss of income puts your financial foundation in jeopardy, and you may even struggle with depression or mental trauma. Your well-being is our highest priority, and we do everything possible to ensure that you receive proper medical treatment and the maximum monetary compensation available.
Common Causes Of Construction Falls
After a construction site accident occurs, it is important to determine what the cause of the problem was. When researching incidents involving falls, these often include:
Equipment such as cranes or lifts are also often responsible. Our lawyers thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your accident and work to uncover any evidence that could bolster your case. This may show that the equipment was defective or that unsafe working conditions existed. In addition to helping you file for workers' compensation benefits, we analyze the situation and identify any other parties, such as property owners, that may be held liable for your injuries.
We represent injured workers throughout New York City and Long Island, and have six conveniently located offices. Call us at 800-671-4927 to schedule a free initial consultation. You may also send us a message online.