If you are a New York City or Long Island worker who was injured at work as a result of a fall from a height accident – this is unfortunate. Know that you might have a right to compensation for your injuries and losses under New York State workers’ compensation law.
Being a construction worker or mover working in unkown environments can be a dangerous gamble. Property managers and subcontractors may try to pinch pennies by not fixing the flooring or not ensuring safety harnesses, resulting in a height fall accident. That is why The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian, PC stands by your side.
The goal of our height fall accident lawyers is to help injured persons obtain the compensation they need to cover their medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. We will investigate, document, negotiate, litigate, and represent your height fall case in New York City and Long Island.
Each case is different! Submit us a message using our contact form or call us at 718-362-3180 for a free legal consultation to discuss your case.
There are plenty of professions associated with the need to perform work functions at extreme heights in the modern economy. If you work in one of the following professions and have been injured in a height fall accident through a third-party, you are protected by New York State Workers Compensation Law.
Falling from various heights can have serious impact on individuals. There are various types of accidents that require extreme heights, and falling can unfortunately result in personal injuries for these workers. Here are just a few examples The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian PC deals with on a daily basis. It’s important to always prioritize safe practices such as wearing harnesses, and follow policies to minimize the risk of accidents.
It’s important for subcontractors and propoert managers to take steps to prevent workers from falling from heights while working. By not inspecting spaces or safety harnesses, these workers can have severe injuries. Here are some of the most common injuries associated with falls from a height in third-party claims.
If you are a worker such as a construction worker that deals with various heights, and got injured at some point during work by the fault of a third party, you are legally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In New York State, all employers are legally obligated to personal injury insurance which has your back covered in case of a work-related height fall accident. These benefits may include, but are not limited to the following:
Third-party personal injury claims can be overwhelming when doing the process yourself. Furthermore, when you are assessing the relationship between workers’ compensation and third-party claims, it can be complex and the circumstances in your case could differ. Should this happen, it is best to hire a personal injury lawyer with the knowledge and experience to review your case.
Contact our personal injury lawyers here at The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian! Call us now or fill out our contact form to receive a free personal injury legal consultation and case review! By hiring us, we will advocate for your rights and get you the maximum compensation that your justice deserves.
The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian PC. represents knowledge and years of experience advocating for our New York City and Long Island clients in the area of workers’ compensation, work injury compensation, personal injury compensation, social security disability, as well as legal protection for uninsured employers.
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