If you have been injured in a construction accident while on the job, seek representation from a knowledgeable and experienced attorney. At Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP, in Queens, we have handled numerous construction accident cases throughout our 60 years of established practice.
Our personal injury lawyers will take the time to examine all aspects of your construction accident case, allowing us to determine the best way to aggressively pursue the compensation you deserve for the injuries you have suffered. Contact us for a free consultation.
Scaffolding Accidents And New York Labor Law Section 240
Section 240 of the New York Labor Law governs the use of scaffolding at constructions sites. Anytime scaffolds and ladders are used, there is increased danger of falls and other height-related accidents. To reduce the risk of injury and death from scaffolding accidents and collapses, New York has strict scaffolding regulations. The large body of law holds certain construction companies, contractors and property owners accountable when they do not take required safety measures, such as using harnesses and barricades.
If you have been injured on or around a scaffold or ladder on a job site, our construction accident lawyers can help you understand how the large body of New York construction law applies to you, as well as how certain New York judges interpret it.
Actions To Take Following Construction Falls
Many construction accident cases involve the victim of a fall or being struck by a falling object. Whether you have fallen off of a ladder, scaffolding or other equipment that is elevated, an attorney at our firm can assess your case and determine the course of action that will have the strongest likelihood of resulting in a successful recovery.
Construction Accidents And Strict Liability
Most construction accident cases involve strict liability. This means that when certain conditions are met, any violation results in liability for the party committing the violation — and compensation for the victims injured in the accident.
By discussing your individual situation with a member of our legal team, we can advise you of the potential for your case, whether you face broken limbs, permanent disability or the wrongful death of a loved one.
Construction Accident Lawyers For New York City
Contact a lawyer at Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP, today. Though our office does not directly handle workers' compensation matters, we can handle your construction accident personal injury case and refer you to an experienced workers' compensation attorney when necessary. Call 866-679-2513 or 718-577-2573.