Injured construction workers have the right to seek compensation either from workers’ comp insurance or personal injury claims against third parties. However, there are laws that limit the time in which claims may be made. Because of these limitations, injured construction workers are strongly advised to take immediate action to pursue the benefits they deserve. Continue Reading..
Construction worksites can be dangerous places. While numerous safety regulations, measures, and protocols are typically in place at each construction site to provide sufficient protection for workers, accidents still occur. The problem often lies not with the rules themselves, but with those who do not follow the rules. This failure to maintain standards of safety Continue Reading..
Anyone who has ever been to New York knows how common construction sites are. It is important to remember that, although necessary, they also come with inherent risks. Unfortunately, accidents will happen, leading to vital workers having significant injuries that create financial challenges. Knowing your rights and legal remedies is essential if you find Continue Reading..
Construction work is a vital element of society, which is why the work remains so commonplace despite its dangers. There have been years in which 20% of all work-related deaths occurred within the construction industry. That statistic shows the inherent level of risk that comes with this line of work. Unfortunately, there is no way Continue Reading..
Staten Island, NY – A hardhat sustained head injury after falling from the sixth to the fourth floor of a construction site at 2111 Richmond Terrace in Port Richmond on the 30th of August. Emergency responders rescued and transported the victim to an area hospital for treatment of injuries. Despite safety measures and precautions in Continue Reading..
Brooklyn, NYC – Two construction workers were rescued after being trapped in a partial roof collapse of a five-story building in Crown Heights at approximately 1:00 p.m. on July 30. The hardhats were working on a demolition on the second floor when the ceiling plunged, pinning and injuring them beneath the falling debris. Accidents can Continue Reading..