Workplace Height Fall Accident Attorney

Height Fall Accident Compensation

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.

It might be challenging to navigate through your legal options in your work-related height fall accident case. Thus, a height fall accident lawyer provides legal services to individuals who have been injured as a result of a fall from a height accident and increases your chances to obtain the biggest compensation in accordance with the law.

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.

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Workers We Represent in Height Fall Accident Cases

There are plenty of professions associated with the need to perform work functions at height in the modern economy. Such professions carry a risk of injuries from height fall accidents. If you work in one of the following professions and have been injured in a height fall accident, you are protected by New York State Workers Compensation Law.

Construction Workers

Work at heights while erecting buildings, bridges, or other structures, making them particularly susceptible to falls.


Work on top of buildings, often at steep angles, which puts them at risk of falling.

Window Cleaners

Work on tall buildings and use specialized equipment to clean windows. Any mistake can result in a fall.


Often have to climb ladders to access buildings on fire, putting them at risk of falls.

Tree Trimmers

Work at heights to trim branches or remove trees. The work requires special equipment and techniques, and even with precautions, they are still at risk of falls.


Work on utility poles or on the roofs of buildings, putting them at risk of falls.


Work on ladders or scaffolding to reach high walls or ceilings, which puts them at risk of falls.


Other possible professions for performing work functions in which workers have to climb to heights.

Height Fall Common Injuries

It’s important for employers to take steps to prevent fall from height accidents in the workplace as falls from a height can result in a wide range of injuries, some of which can be very serious or even fatal. These injuries can have a significant impact on a worker’s life, both in terms of their physical and emotional well-being, as well as their ability to work and earn a living. However, if you were unfortunate and got one of these injuries as a result of a workplace height fall accident you will find it helpful to get the workers’ compensation you deserve. Here are some of the most common injuries associated with falls from a height in the workplace.

Broken Bones

A fall from a height can cause fractures in various parts of the body, such as the arms, legs, hips, and spine.

Head Injuries

A fall from a height can result in head injuries ranging from minor concussions to traumatic brain injuries, which can be life-threatening.

Spinal Cord Injuries

A fall from a height can cause damage to the spinal cord, which can result in paralysis, loss of sensation, or other permanent disabilities.

Internal Injuries

The impact from a fall can cause internal injuries to organs such as the liver, spleen, or lungs, which can be life-threatening if not treated promptly.

Cuts and Bruises

A fall can cause cuts, bruises, and abrasions, which can be painful and require medical attention.

Psychological Trauma

Falls from a height can also cause psychological trauma, such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Queens-based NYC Workers’ Compensation Attorney Edmond Hakimian

Edmond J. Hakimian, Esq.

Workers’ Compensation Attorney
in New York City & Long Island

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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