If you are injured on a worksite you have options. Your first option is to file a worker’s compensation claim so your medical expenses and a portion of your lost earnings can [...]
In order to bring a successful lawsuit, you must demonstrate you were not provided the required protection at a construction site, and that as a result, you suffered an injury. If you [...]
No. Because of the existence of the workers compensation law in New York State, an employee can not bring a claim against his employer or any other employee even if the employer [...]
Yes. You may be able to pursue both claims. If you have been injured because of the negligence of the owner of the building, a contractor or subcontractor at the construction site, [...]
If you are injured on a job site, you can bring a claim against any other party that caused or contributed to your injury including the owner of the building, or other [...]
Following an accident on a construction site, a personal injury attorney will meet with you to determine what occurred and how this incident happened. The attorney will conduct an investigation, determine who [...]
No. In fact most cases do not go to trial and can be settled at some stage of the case prior to trial. In some instances, cases can even be settled prior [...]
Yes. These are the common names for the labor law statute that protects workers who are performing certain types of construction work, such as demolition, repair work or painting, and who fall [...]
If I am on a worksite, who is responsible for providing necessary safety equipment so I am not injured?
If you are involved in the erection, demolition, or repairing of a building or structure you must be provided safety equipment by all contractors and owners of the building. This protective safety [...]
If I pursue a claim against a building owner or a contractor do I have to pay back my workers compensation benefits?
In New York if a worker is injured on the job, he/she has a right to workers compensation benefits. If, in addition to workers compensation benefits, a personal injury lawyer pursues a [...]