What kinds of construction accidents may be eligible for a lawsuit in New York Supreme Court?

They may include:

  • Slipping and falling on construction site debris
  • Falling from scaffolding and ladders
  • Insufficient or nonexistent guardrails
  • Lack of lifelines and/or safety nets
  • Falling scrap material
  • Stair collapses
  • Injuries related to excavation
  • Trench or other underground accidents
  • Injuries from falling tools and materials (sheetrock, wood, etc.)
  • Plywood floor or sheetrock ceiling collapses
  • Unsafe wall opening and floor holes
  • Motor vehicle accidents in designated work areas
  • Forklift accidents
  • Explosive accidents on demolition sites
  • Crane hook, tipping and cab accidents
  • Electrical accidents including electrocution
  • Injuries due to lack of proper hoisting equipment
  • Machinery and heavy equipment defects
  • Eye and other injuries from welding rods
  • Rebar accidents
  • Unsafe saws or cutting hazards
  • Asbestos and mold contamination