Construction Site Falls

Manhattan Construction Site Fall Lawyer

Dansker & Aspromonte Associates LLP is Your Trusted Partner in Construction Site Fall Cases

When it comes to construction site falls in Manhattan, NY, you need a legal team with experience, dedication, and a deep understanding of the complexities of construction accidents. At Dansker & Aspromonte Associates LLP, we are committed to serving the needs of individuals who have suffered injuries due to construction site falls. Our mission is to provide top-tier legal representation to help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

Here are several reasons why you should choose our firm to handle your case:

  • Proven Track Record: Our Manhattan construction site fall lawyers have a long history of successfully representing clients in construction accident cases. We have recovered over $500 million in settlements and verdicts for our clients.
  • Personalized Attention: We understand that every case is unique, and we provide personalized attention to each client. You will work directly with our experienced attorneys, who will be by your side throughout the legal process.
  • No Fee Unless We Win: We operate on a contingency fee basis, which means you won't pay any legal fees unless we secure compensation for you.
  • Free Consultation: If you have been injured in a construction site fall, don't hesitate to reach out to us for a free consultation. We will evaluate your case and provide you with the information you need to make informed decisions.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction site fall in Manhattan, Dansker & Aspromonte Associates LLP is here to help. Contact us today at (646) 692-0204 to schedule your free consultation. 

Common Causes of Construction Site Falls

A construction site fall refers to an incident in which a person working at or visiting a construction site loses balance or support and descends to a lower level, often resulting in injuries or fatalities. Construction site falls are one of the most common and serious accidents in the construction industry, and they can occur in various ways. 

Common causes of construction site falls include:

  • Lack of Fall Protection: Failure to provide or use proper fall protection equipment like guardrails, safety nets, or personal fall arrest systems (such as harnesses and lanyards) can lead to falls.
  • Unprotected Edges: Open edges on elevated work surfaces, such as floors, scaffolds, or roofs, without proper guarding can pose a significant fall hazard.
  • Unsafe Ladders and Stairs: Using damaged or improperly placed ladders and stairs can result in falls. Workers may also fall while climbing or descending these structures.
  • Scaffold Failures: Collapses or instability of scaffolding can lead to falls. It's crucial to inspect and maintain scaffolding regularly.
  • Slippery or Uneven Surfaces: Wet or slippery surfaces, debris, or uneven ground can cause workers to lose their footing and fall.
  • Inadequate Training: Workers who are not adequately trained in fall prevention techniques may not know how to safely navigate elevated work areas.
  • Poor Housekeeping: Cluttered or untidy work areas can create tripping hazards that lead to falls.
  • Unprotected Skylights and Roof Openings: Skylights or openings in roofs that are not properly covered or guarded can be hazardous for workers on the roof.
  • Overreaching: Workers may overextend themselves while reaching for tools or materials, causing them to lose balance and fall.
  • Failure to Use Safety Equipment: Neglecting to use or properly maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) like helmets, safety glasses, or non-slip footwear can increase the risk of falling.
  • Inadequate Supervision: Lack of oversight and supervision can result in workers taking unnecessary risks or not following safety procedures.
  • Weather Conditions: Adverse weather conditions, such as rain, snow, or ice, can make surfaces slippery and increase the risk of falls.
  • Substandard Equipment: The use of defective or substandard equipment and tools can lead to accidents, including falls.
  • Fatigue: Exhausted or fatigued workers are more prone to accidents, including falls, as their reaction times and balance may be compromised.
  • Working at Heights: Jobs that require working at elevated heights, such as roofing, high-rise construction, or bridge building, inherently carry a higher risk of falls.

Preventing construction site falls should bea top priority in the construction industry but accidents are all too common.  Contractors and property owners should emphasize a combination of proper training, adherence to safety protocols, regular equipment inspections, and maintaining a clean and organized work environment. Regulations and guidelines, such as those provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the United States, are in place to help mitigate these risks and promote a safe work environment on construction sites.

Experienced Manhattan Construction Site Fall Lawyers

Construction site fall cases can be particularly intricate due to the involvement of various parties, including contractors, property owners, and insurance companies. To successfully handle these cases, it is crucial to have a deep understanding of the laws and regulations governing construction sites in New York. Our legal team possesses the knowledge and expertise needed to build strong cases for our clients.

Remember, you don't have to face this challenging time alone. We are your trusted partners in seeking justice and obtaining the compensation you need to rebuild your life after a construction site fall. Our lawyers will work tirelessly to hold the responsible parties accountable and secure the compensation you deserve.

Call (646) 692-0204 or fill out our online contact form today to schedule a free consultation.

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