With the many buildings and skyscrapers surrounding New York City, thousands of individuals are employed on these city construction sites. However, that also includes hundreds of workers facing fatalities and serious construction injuries in the workplace every year.
Working from risky heights or operating heavy machinery is common in these work sites, which is why most serious injuries happen from slips, trips, and falls. And while the labor authorities and the city have passed laws to protect workers from these dangers, it isn’t always preventable
At The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian, we protect you and your rights when you get into a construction accident. Our attorneys are here to protect your right to fair worker’s compensation when you are injured on the job. Accidents are severe and can drastically change your life, and while recovery is your number one, the medical bills is another struggle you will face. Let us fight for you and get the compensation you deserve!
File a construction site accident workers’ compensation claim with us now! By hiring us, we’ll help advocate for your rights and to:
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.
Construction workers are an integral part to help build the foundation for companies and homes for many individuals. Fortunately, many of these workers are covered by Workers’ Compensation insurance depending on the specific nature of their work if they face a construction accident while on the job. Below is an example of some of the construction workers represented by the Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian:
Working on a construction site has many risks, from slipping and falling, to breaking bones. While these are common to construction sites, and safety measures are in place to prevent injuries from happening, you still have a right to fair worker’s compensation for your injuries regardless of how the accident happened. Our talented team at The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian handles all complex cases of construction site accidents should you face a construction accident injury. These include:
NY Labor Laws have provided rules in place for contractors and owners to make sure there is proper protection for workers, and machinery is safe for use. They have an obligation to make sure dangerous conditions are fixed, and warn their workers of possible dangers. So, what happens if these are broken? Negligence and lack of supervision/communication is often the most problematic when it comes to construction site accidents IN NYC. Frequent causes of these accidents include:
While the minor cuts and bruises are inevitable, injuries can get much more serious without proper protection, communication, and supervision beforehand. Some of these injuries are life-altering, not just for you, but for your family as well. You might not even be able to enjoy life as it was before the accident. You have to make sure your injuries recover, and that medical bills/expenses are paid as well. This is why it is important to know your rights as a worker! Workers hurt in these types of construction accidents often suffer:
If you are a construction worker and got injured in a construction site or at some point during work, you are legally entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In New York State, all employers are legally obligated to have workers’ compensation insurance which has your back covered in case of a construction accident. These benefits may include, but are not limited to the following:
Regardless if you were totally to blame for the accident, workers’ compensation in NYC is a no-fault system. No party is to blame, which means you can get workers’ compensation benefits after a construction accident.
When filing a claim, it can be very stressful with all the documentations and evidence needed. With a Workers’ Compensation attorney, we can help navigate you through the process of the claim and assess your compensation!
Furthermore, our attorneys have knowledge of the laws of NYS surrounding construction accidents. By having an attorney, it makes it easier to investigate the case, and give you a much better success rate of winning!
Don’t wait to talk to a lawyer! If you were hurt on the job, call us at The Law Offices of Edmond J. Hakimian. Our experienced construction accident lawyers in NYC are ready to help you get the fair compensation you deserve!
We handle all complex cases, get a free case review/consultation. And you pay no fees until you win your case! Call our office today or use our contact form and let us help you get justice!
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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