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Category: Construction Accidents

Construction Site Accidents: Who Can I Sue for My Injuries?

Jan 25, 2017
According to OSHA, 1 in 10 construction workers are injured every single year on the job site. Out of 4,386 worker fatalities in private industries during the calendar year of 2014, 20.5% were...

Falls From Height in The Construction Industry: The Scaffold Law & How It Can Help You

Nov 15, 2016
It’s no surprise that construction sites are dangerous work environments. In fact, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous in the U.S. Falls from elevated work positions, such...

Construction Accidents Rising in New York

Aug 31, 2015
If it seems like you’re always hearing about another worker injured or killed in a construction accident in New York, it’s because you probably are. In recent weeks, two construction...

Construction Site Crane Accident Leaves Ten Injured

Jun 10, 2015
A construction site crane accident leaves ten injured in Manhattan. A component of a crane failed while attempting to lift a large heating and air-conditioning unit into a high-rise building...

Deadly Crane Accident in Midtown Manhattan Highlights Dangers of Construction Sites

Apr 30, 2015
One person was killed in late April in what officials are calling a “freak” crane accident at 44th Street and 2nd Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. Officials say that 40-year-old construction...

New York’s Scaffolding Law Helps Ensure Construction Workers Get Compensated for Workplace Injuries

Mar 30, 2015
The New York State Scaffold Law is the subject of constant, heated debate. The law, originally enacted in 1885, holds property owners and contractors “absolutely liable” for scaffold collapses, falls, falling...