Construction Site Accidents in New York

After seven workers died in construction accidents in New York City during the first half of 2021, City Buildings Commissioner Melanie E. LaRocca announced a city-wide inspection of 7,500 construction sites throughout the city. This resulted in 3,600 notices of violations issued to contractors, as well as 1,499 stop-work orders at sites with multiple safety… read more

Workplace Injuries in New York

Data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that New York ranks among the safest states for workplace injuries. Even so, over 140,000 New York workers were injured on the job in 2019, and over 78,000 of those injuries were serious enough to lead to missed workdays, significant medical expenses, or permanent impairment. Most… read more

What To Do If You Are Injured on A Construction Site

New construction projects totaling 5.4 million square feet are prospected to begin in New York City this year, adding to the hundreds of constructions projects already under way throughout the city. Each project will present potential hazards to property owners, tenants, pedestrians, and workers. When injuries occur on construction sites, the resources available to compensate… read more

Sidewalk Defect Accidents in New York

Falls are one of the leading causes of hospital visits in New York and the number one cause of injury-related deaths and/or hospitalizations for people over the age of 65. Many falls occur on New York’s sidewalks due to broken or uneven surfaces. When someone is injured due to improper maintenance of a sidewalk, it… read more

What to Expect When You File a Personal Injury Lawsuit in New York

Most personal injury cases in New York are settled out of court. However, in some cases, insurance companies are unwilling to offer enough to fully compensate a victim for their damages. In those cases, a lawsuit may be necessary. The first step in filing a lawsuit is determining where to file. The suit may be… read more

Construction Accidents in NYC

Construction Workers Each year, thousands of construction workers are killed or injured on the job.  More than in any other industry. In New York city, construction is one of the deadliest occupations. Just last year, one worker was crushed to death by a crane, and another killed by a fall from a scaffold. These are… read more

With Surprise Inspections, NYC Aims to Protect Construction Workers

The construction industry in New York City is exploding. NYC is currently going through what’s been called “the biggest building boom in more than half a century.”  In fact, there are more than 40,00 active construction sites spread out across the five boroughs.  One thing is clear – the building boom has led to a… read more

8 Causes of Construction Accidents in NYC

If you work in construction, you have one of the most dangerous jobs in New York City. The Department of Buildings tracks construction accident-related injuries and deaths. In 2017, 761 construction workers were injured on sites across the Big Apple. That reflected a 13 percent increase from the number of construction injuries reported in the… read more

3 Biggest Accident Risks Construction Workers Face

3 Biggest Accident Risks Construction Workers Face Posted By Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. || 16-Feb-2018   Accidents among construction workers occur more frequently than in most other types of occupations. In fact, fatalities and injuries caused by construction site accidents occur more often than you would ever think. This is why building owners, construction […]

Unsafe Places to Work

Experienced Construction Accident Lawyers in New York Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. represents clients injured in a variety of construction accidents in New York. Whatever your situation, our New York construction accident attorneys can provide tenacious representation for your case. Employers and companies have a responsibility to provide a reasonably safe place for employees to […]