Ladder And Scaffolding Accidents
Brooklyn Ladder Fall Injury Attorney
New York City is an urban jungle of tall buildings. The state of New York has taken into account the hazards that construction workers and visitors to construction sites face as a result of ladders and scaffolds. Contractors and property owners are responsible for the safety of construction workers and other people who may be in harm’s way because of unsafe and unsecured ladders and scaffolds.
If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed as a result of a scaffolding fall or any accident involving a crane, ladder or scaffold in New York, contact our law firm to assess your options.
New York Labor Law Section 240 (1) provides that: “All contractors and owners and their agents, except owners of one and two-family dwellings who contract for but do not direct or control the work, in the erection, demolition, repairing, altering, painting, cleaning or pointing of a building or structure shall furnish or erect, or cause to be furnished or erected for the performance of such labor, scaffolding, hoists, stays, ladders, slings, hangers, blocks, pulleys, braces, irons, ropes, and other devices which shall be so constructed, placed and operated as to give proper protection to a person so employed.”
The Bronx Scaffold Fall Law Firm
You may be entitled to monetary compensation to cover medical costs, replacement of lost wages and acknowledgement of your pain and suffering. The New York law offices of Nussin S. Fogel represents New Yorkers, immigrant workers and others who have been injured at job sites in accidents involving hoist cranes, ladders and scaffolds.
Will you require knee or shoulder surgery after a scaffolding collapse or any construction accident involving a ladder or hoist? Did you or a loved one suffer brain damage or a spinal cord injury as a result of a crane accident on the job site? Talk to an attorney who regularly handles significant injury cases with successful outcomes.
Get the Advocacy You Need After a Construction Accident in New York
Contact the Law Offices of Nussin S. Fogel, we are prepared to fight for you after a scaffolding fall or other accident at a construction site. To work with a lawyer who will handle your case personally and work hard on your behalf, contact the Law Offices of Nussin S. Fogel. Schedule a consultation by phone or email.