Wappingers Falls Premises Liability Lawyer · Hudson Valley Construction Accident Attorney
Falling off a building roof or wall is every construction worker's nightmare. Every year, more than 10 percent of all building professionals will suffer an injury on the job that requires time off of work for medical care. Falls from roofs, walls, ladders and scaffolds are one of the leading types of accidents. Section 240 of the New York workplace safety code is known as the 'Scaffolding Law' because of the high number of injures directly related to falls on the building job site.
If you were injured in a construction site fall from a roof or wall, or lost a loved one in a construction site fall, talk to an attorney on the construction accident litigation firm of Stenger, Roberts, Davis & Diamond. We take your case beyond workers' compensation. Under provisions of Section 240 and Section 59 of the Workplace Injury Code, property owners, general contractors and subcontractors may be held liable for paying you additional money damages, if it can be shown that there were violations of specific safety requirements on the job site. We work with construction industry experts to reconstruct the accident and investigate the evidence that will help us build the strongest third-party lawsuit for a settlement or trial.
We are a prominent construction site fall injuries law firm representing injured construction workers in communities throughout the Hudson Valley. We have extensive experience in construction injury and wrongful death claims resulting from:
- Falls from roofs and walls
- Falls from ladders and scaffolding
- Injuries from collapsing roofs, walls and trenches
- Injuries from falling tools, equipment and building materials
- Welding burns, explosions and electrical shock
- Construction truck injuries
Investigating roof and wall fall injuries requires extensive knowledge of New York workers' compensation and Section 240 regulations. Our attorneys work with independent specialists to reconstruct the accident and gather evidence to determine the appropriate liability for your accident.
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Our construction worker injury trial team is ready to help you fight to recover maximum compensation for your losses. We represent injured builders and contractors on a contingency-fee basis. You will not pay attorneys' fees unless we help you recover money damages in a settlement or trial verdict. You will work directly with your lawyer, while confident in the knowledge that your attorney can count on the support and knowledge of a team of experienced trial lawyers. Contact us to arrange a consultation with one of our New York construction site fall injury lawyers at a convenient office near you.
Kenneth Stenger is the contributing attorney to this content.