Construction Accidents involve specialized laws in the State of New York. Workers have special rights in the event of a construction accident, which sometimes can support substantial recoveries. Individuals which perform their jobs at elevations; in elevator shafts; on scaffolds; on ladders; or with specialized equipment (cranes, elevators, power tools, ladders, scaffolds, harnesses, safety netting, protection from falls and hazardous openings, and many others). Oftentimes, a worker may have rights against parties other than their employers. An attorney should be consulted in the event of a serious injury. Our experience can successfully guide you past the hazards in this area of the law.
New York state laws governing construction accidents require a knowledge of detailed legal standards applicable to different types of demolition, excavation, and construction work; the use and maintenance of different types of construction related tools and equipment, and an acute awareness of the legal playing field that defines the rights of injured workers. It is important to hire a legal team that has prior experience in such matters, so that your rights can be properly protected.