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Construction Site & Scaffold Accidents Lawyers

Scaffold falls can lead to serious injuries, including: If you, or someone you love, has been injured in a scaffold incident, our construction accident attorneys in New York City will help you stand up for your rights. Our New York labor laws offer protection for construction workers. If an oversight of safety results in a […]

Construction Accidents: Most Common Causes

The most recent OSHA statistics show that in 2017 there were 4,674 workers killed in private industries. Of those 7 percent were in the construction field. Given the rate of progress throughout the United States, these numbers are expected to climb in the coming years. There are many causes of construction accidents, and while some […]

Construction Site & Scaffolding Accidents

What is scaffolding in building construction? Scaffolding is a temporary structure that’s used to provide support for materials and work crews as they construct, maintain, and repair buildings and other man-made materials. Scaffolds are most commonly used to gain access to high up areas that would otherwise be difficult to reach. For a free legal […]

Construction Site Electrocutions Often Involve Negligence

When you think of construction accidents, you probably picture falls, run-ins with heavy equipment or falling materials. Those are all common types of construction accidents, and falls are the most common cause of construction site deaths. Still, electrocution is far more common than you might think, accounting for nearly 10% of construction-related fatalities. Electrical injuries […]

Most NYC Construction Injuries are Avoidable

By Dansker & AspromonteOctober 24, 2016 The construction worker killed on a Brooklyn job site last week shines a spotlight on the dangers of construction work, and rightly so. The construction industry accounts for more on-the-job deaths than any other industry in the United States.  In fact, each year about 900 construction workers die “in the line of duty,” compared […]

Construction Accidents That Are Frequently Seen in New York City

By Dansker & AspromonteFebruary 14, 2016 Construction in New York City – The Big Apple – is part of what ranks New York State as the “construction capital” of the world. Construction sites can be very dangerous putting safety standards enforcement at the highest priority. In fact, the New York State Legislature enacted special labor laws protecting construction […]