Construction Accidents – All Too Common

Each month, thousands of construction workers shape New York City’s buildings and skyline, and with this hard and dangerous work, numerous serious construction accidents occur.  What are the construction accidents that happen in NYC, and what are the hazards that cause them? Construction Accidents in NYC  What are we up against?  The New York City… read more

Rights of Injured Construction Workers: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Your Rights and the Road to Compensation

New York City’s ever-evolving skyline is a testament to the hard work and dedication of its construction workforce. These men and women, donned in hard hats and high-visibility vests, are the unsung heroes behind the city’s towering marvels. But with this vital role comes undeniable risk. Accidents, unfortunately, are a part of the construction landscape…. read more

New York State Labor Laws and Construction Accidents: Ensuring the Safety and Rights of Construction Workers

New York City, with its iconic skyline and continuous architectural growth, has always been a hub of construction activity. As the skyline rises, so do the risks for those who work tirelessly to build it. Construction workers, while working amidst these skyscrapers and bridges, face a myriad of dangers each day. Recognizing the inherent risks… read more

Navigating a Construction Accident Lawsuit: A Step-by-Step Guide

Accidents on construction sites in New York City are unfortunately all too common. The very nature of the job brings with it a heightened risk of injury. For workers who’ve faced such unfortunate incidents, understanding the legal recourse available and the process to navigate it becomes crucial. This guide will walk you through the steps… read more

The Most Common Types of Construction Accidents in New York City

In the heart of New York City, amidst its towering skyscrapers and intricate infrastructure, construction is a constant. With such consistent activity, unfortunately, comes the risk of accidents. For those employed in the construction industry, these accidents can lead to serious injuries, extended time off work, and significant medical expenses. As a personal injury lawyer… read more

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