While numerous types of accidents and injuries arise from negligence or wrongful conduct, among the most common are serious injuries and fatalities on commercial construction sites. Long Island construction workers are exposed to hazards on a daily basis and accidents occur despite state and federal regulations. Industry standards require owners, general contractors and sub-contractors to implement a wide variety of safety measures. If you are injured while working on a construction site on Long Island, you need to speak to a Suffolk County Construction Accident Lawyer or Nassau County Construction Accident Lawyer as soon as possible. Examples of cases that our construction accident lawyers routinely handle are:
If you are injured on a construction site on Long Island, retaining a Suffolk County Construction Accident Lawyer or Nassau County Construction Accident Lawyer is crucial to protect your legal rights and obtain full compensation for the harm you suffered. While your employer’s workers’ compensation may cover medical expenses and loss of income, there may be other sources of liability and compensation. In construction site accidents, liable parties may include owners, general contractors, developers, sub-contractors and equipment manufacturers.
New York Labor Law provides for significant protection of construction workers on commercial job sites. If you’ve been injured on a construction site while working, you are protected by these laws and have a legal claim against the owner and general contractor on the job site. Learn you’re legal rights and speak to a Suffolk County Construction Accident Lawyer or Nassau County Construction Accident Lawyer at Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C.
At Palermo Tuohy Bruno, P.L.L.C., our construction accident lawyers are adept at identifying all possible sources of financial recovery for you. We have extensive experience dealing with complex multiple and third party claims frequently involved in construction accidents. We are often able to settle construction accident claims through a negotiated settlement. However, when negotiations don’t produce favorable results, you can count on our skills in the courtroom to aggressively pursue justice and obtain maximum compensation for your injuries.
Because construction workers are so vulnerable due to the nature of their work, they are subject to many different types of injuries that range from minor to serious, including: