Category: Construction Accidents

Painting accidents lawyers in New York
Construction Accidents

A Painting Accident

A painter slipped and fell, while doing his work, and sustained several injuries. This accident happened during a painting job at a construction site in lower Manhattan. He filed a lawsuit against the general contractor and the building owner.

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Wall Collapse Attorney NYC
Construction Accidents

Wall Collapse Lawyer

A successful wall collapse lawyer proves the landlord or contractor caused the building’s collapse or they violated the Labor Law. The law firm will hire top construction safety engineering experts to identify the reason of the building collapse.

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Construction falling object accident
Construction Accidents

Falling Object Accident

A construction worker’s supervisor instructed him to take down, approximately, twenty 4 x 4 planks from a ceiling, during the construction of the new WTC. Each plank was about 60-70 Lbs. One of these planks fell and struck him in the rib cage, causing him injuries.

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Falling Debris Accident
Construction Accidents

Falling Debris

Mrs. TIshman was struck by falling debris in New York City. People that saw the incident happen reported that what fell down was an object much larger than what is considered debris. Pictures taken at the scene support this theory. She died due to the injuries.

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Ladder fall accident attorney in NYC
Construction Accidents

Ladder Fall Accident Lawyer

The Platta Law Firm, PLLC specializes in handling construction accidents. This includes accidents where owners and general contractors fail to keep their workers safe. In this case, The Platta Law Firm sued the owners and general contractor.

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Electrocution accidents lawyer in nyc
Construction Accidents

Electrocuted Accident

Construction workers face a number of unique dangers including being involved in accidents in which they are electrocuted. These accidents occur even though there are rules and regulations designed to protect workers from electrical hazards.

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Construction site injuries
Construction Accidents

Construction Site Injuries

Falling from unsecure ladders is one of the most common types of construction accidents in New York City. In some cases, these kinds of accidents can cause severe injuries to the workers involved. Sometimes they could even be catastrophic or fatal.

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Roofing accident nyc
Construction Accidents

Roofing Accident

A roofing accident occurred at a city school while a worker was descending an extension ladder that was inadequately tied to the roof’s bulkhead. The roofer suffered severe injuries to his legs and back with required surgeries to repair.

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Construction fall accident lawyer nyc
Construction Accidents

Construction Fall

When gravity-related risks are considered in construction work, Labor Law § 240(1) is there to protect construction workers. Two of such risks include: falling from a high place, like a scaffold; and objects falling down and hitting people below.

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Manhattan construction accident attorney
Construction Accidents

Manhattan Construction Accident Attorney

The state of New York has a very important law that protects construction workers from the risks related to gravity. If you fell or a falling object hit you, you need an experienced attorney to take on your case.

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