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Category: Construction Accidents

Construction truck accident lawyer nyc
Construction Accidents

Construction Truck Accident

A worker was injured in a construction accident that involved a water truck. He drove over a concrete slab, the concrete flooring of the existing structure, and because of the weight of the truck, this gave way. The truck fell down to the basement level.

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Construction Accidents

Workplace Accident Lawsuit

Workplace accident lawsuits are difficult to litigate. Getting hurt on the job is devastating, not only because of your injuries but because of certain laws in New York State that limit your ability to recover for injuries as a result of your employment.

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Construction Accidents

Construction Elevator Accident

Construction accidents involving elevators are becoming a common occurrence. In a notable case, an electrical construction worker entered an industrial elevator at the Empire State Building.

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Fall from roof accident
Construction Accidents

Roof Accident Construction Injury

What kind of lawsuit can a guy who falls from a roof bring in New York? In a case of note, a roofer company performed insulation installation, which required him to work about 1 1/2 feet from the edge of the roof.

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Carpenter accident attorney in nyc
Construction Accidents

Carpenter Accident

The carpenter alleged his accident occurred when struck in this hand with a falling object. Specifically, a “form” put in place to pour concrete in wall construction fell on his hand.  The defendants argued that the item was not a form, but rather a component of a form. 

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Hand truck accident lawyer in nyc
Construction Accidents

Hand Truck Accident

Labor Law §240(1) and §241(6) protects construction workers from dangers that are unique to construction work including hand truck accidents. These laws ensure that construction workers in New York have greater protections under the law than…

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Construction Accidents

Work Accident Lawyer

The best work accident lawyers know that their work on an individual cases can change the law going forward. One of The Platta Law Firm, PLLC’s signature cases, Wilinski v. 334 East 92nd Housing Development Fund Corp., decided by New York’s highest court…

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Construction Accidents

Workplace Accident Attorney

When looking for a workplace accident attorney, you want one who is well-versed in New York Labor law. New York has the strongest laws protecting construction workers in the country.  In addition to Labor Law §240(1) protecting workers from…

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