Scaffold & Ladder Accident Attorney in NYC

Construction Accident Attorney in New York City

Construction sites are hazardous work environments that present a number of ways workers can get hurt if certain precautions are not observed. In fact, construction work has been widely recognized as one of the top 10 most dangerous jobs in the U.S., with a fatality rate of 26.8 deaths per 100,000 workers.

More than 65 percent of the construction industry, amounting to 2.3 million workers, work on scaffolds or ladders on a regular basis. Yearly, approximately 700 people lose their lives in fall accidents, and another 225,550 more suffer serious or catastrophic injury.

Unfortunately, many construction accidents are caused by negligent employers who knowingly choose to violate OSHA workplace safety regulations, labor laws, and industrial codes. Often, this negligence is motivated by a desire to save money. Not only does putting profit before the safety of workers result in serious and needless harm, but this unethical behavior can also result in the employer being held financially responsible for any accidents caused by their disregard for safety.

Call the experienced New York City construction accident lawyers at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. today for a FREE consultation: (855) 295-4737.

Fall Injuries Caused by Unsafe or Defective Scaffolding/Ladders

Sadly, ladder and scaffolding accidents are a regular occurrence in New York City. They can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Damaged or missing guard rails
  • Damaged locking pins, motors, or brackets
  • Ladders with defective feet or broken rungs
  • Improper securing of scaffolds or ladders
  • Failure to provide workers with adequate safety equipment and/or training
  • Failure to perform adequate and timely safety inspections

Because no two cases are alike, a New York construction accident attorney at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. is prepared to fully investigate your case to determine what factors may have contributed to your accident. Depending on the circumstances, there are a number of entities who may be held financially liable for your accident, including, but not limited to, construction managers, property owners, contractors, subcontractors, equipment manufacturers, and maintenance teams.

Premier Construction Accident Representation You Can Depend On

We believe that workers should not have to worry about whether or not their workplace is safe, because a safe working environment is a basic right. That is why we are prepared to work tirelessly to pursue justice on your behalf. It is our goal to maximize any compensation you may be entitled to so that you can focus on getting your life back to normal. When you choose to work with our firm, you may increase your chances of recovering damages for medical care, rehabilitation, pain and suffering, lost wages, and more.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a construction accident caused by a defective scaffold or ladder, there is no time to waste in securing representation to pursue the just compensation you deserve. New York has a three-year statute of limitations on personal injury claims, so call as soon as possible to get started with your case. We have handled more than 20,000 cases in nearly 40 years of practice, so you can feel confident that when you retain our firm, your case will be in excellent hands.

Ready to take action? Contact Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. today to consult an experienced New York construction accident lawyer!
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