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If you or someone you know is injured in a construction accident in New York State, it is vitally important to understand the seriousness of the case and to seek legal help from a trusted and successful New York construction accident lawyer.
While most construction workers who suffer an accident are eligible for Workers' Compensation, unfortunately, it rarely provides enough money for all the damages sustained, including pain, suffering, lost wages, and lost job opportunities. Many workers do not realize that there are specific time limits on how long a worker is eligible to collect benefits nor do they know that depending on the events leading up to the accident, the company may be liable for damages.
The E. Stewart Jones Law Firm in Troy, New York, can help you settle your construction accident claim. We have construction accident lawyers who have the legal knowledge, expertise and experience to help you pursue and win the compensation you need and deserve.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a construction accident, please contact a New York construction accident lawyer at the E. Stewart Jones Law Firm.
Each year in New York State, falls from construction equipment, such as a ladders or scaffolding, result in deaths and serious injuries.
Many construction accident falls are the result of poorly maintained or defective equipment, improper safety equipment or improper training in the use of the equipment. A properly equipped construction site should ensure that safety measures, such as installing guardrails and safety nets, are taken to prevent a construction accident. But many construction sites do not adhere to these levels of safety standards, and accidents that could have been prevented do occur.
Whatever the actual cause of the construction accident, a person injured from a fall from a ladder or a scaffold may be eligible for compensation. The E. Stewart Jones Law Firm can help you win a construction accident settlement.
If you’ve been involved in a scaffold or ladder accident, please contact a New York construction accident lawyer at the E. Stewart Jones Law Firm.
Defective Machinery and Heavy Equipment
In New York State, using heavy machinery and equipment poses a serious safety risk to all operators and has often been the actual cause of a construction accident.
Heavy equipment operators must act in the safest way possible, and to do this, extensive training on all construction equipment is necessary and should be required by all employers. There are New York State laws and regulations that apply to construction sites that can help prevent accidents, such as using the required safety measures. Even the most experienced operators are at risk for a construction accident when using heavy equipment.
Using a defective machine can cause a construction accident, injuring or even amputating limbs, causing disfigurement, inflicting burns, blindness, and even death.
Whatever the actual cause of the construction accident, a person injured from defective machinery or heavy equipment may be eligible for compensation. The E. Stewart Jones Law Firm of Troy, New York, can help you win a construction accident settlement.
Please contact a New York construction accident lawyer at the E. Stewart Jones Law Firm if you have been the victim of an accident resulting from defective machinery.
Falling Object Accidents
A construction site can present dangers that are difficult to anticipate. Falling objects can cause an unforeseen accident in the blink of an eye. Unfortunately, the impact of even a small tool - a hammer or a wrench - falling from a substantial height can significantly increase your risk of an accident. Other objects, such as loose tiles or a collapsed ceiling, can also cause injury. Any falling object can cause severe head or brain injuries. In some instances, falling objects can result in deaths.
Whatever the actual cause of the construction accident, a person injured from falling objects may be eligible for compensation. You need a respected and experienced New York construction accident attorney. The E. Stewart Jones Law Firm in Troy, New York, can help you win a construction accident settlement.
If you have been injured by a falling object, please contact a New York construction accident lawyer at the E. Stewart Jones Law Firm.
Highway Work Zone Accidents
New York State is constantly upgrading and repairing its highway system. A shortened highway repair season and increased traffic, compounded by adverse weather during highway work seasons, present an opportunity for an increasing number of highway work zone accidents.
The safety of the construction workers is in constant jeopardy. Not only are highway work zones places where construction workers and heavy equipment are constantly moving, but also the workspace is very limited. If a construction worker suffers an accident on the job due to poor safety standards or procedures -- a fall, inadequate protection, defective machinery, heavy equipment, or electrical hazard -- he or she may be able to collect compensation for their construction accident injuries.
After a highway work zone-related construction accident, you need a respected and experienced New York construction accident attorney. The E. Stewart Jones Law Firm of Troy, New York, can help you win a construction accident claim.
If you have been the victim of a highway work zone accident and need representation, please contact a New York construction accident lawyer at the E. Stewart Jones Law Firm today.