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Manhattan construction accidents: A deadly fall near Hudson Yards

Too many workers are killed on New York City construction sites. Some of those workers aren't even laborers who are thought to perform the most dangerous jobs. Sadly, some of them are old enough to be the grandfathers of other workers.

More NYC construction tragedy: A worker dies in an elevator shaft

News reports continue to describe serious and fatal accidents on job sites in Manhattan. In the latest tragic incident, a 53-year-old worker was found dead in an elevator shaft in a building on West 41st Street on Sunday, July 23, according to a report by NY1.com. The cause of death was initially thought to be cardiac arrest, according to the report.

After a construction injury: Will I lose money without a lawyer?

Nobody wants to get hurt on a New York City construction job, but it happens all the time. Being laid up is frustrating, and it can cause a variety of financial and emotional problems. Financial protection and good medical care help, of course, but workers would rather get up in the morning and go to work.

Construction injury: What could go wrong if I don't get a lawyer?

Getting hurt on a construction job is a big deal. An injury can affect your livelihood, your long-term health and finances, your family stability and your emotional state. But it can be hard to know if you're taking all the right steps to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Worker dies and NYC construction company owner is charged

A wall collapse that killed an 18-year-old construction worker in Brooklyn in 2015 has led to multiple criminal charges against the owner of the construction company he worked for. The New York Times reported on May 10, 2017, that Michael Weiss has been charged with criminally negligent homicide, reckless endangerment, assault and numerous other offenses related to his construction businesses.

Fatal construction falls: Unsafe conditions? Exploited workers?

Anyone who has spent time working construction in New York will tell you that accidents happen, even when workers do their best to stay safe. Falls can occur on both union and nonunion job sites, but nonunion workers usually have less protection and training than their union counterparts. Unfortunately, when developers try to reduce expenses by hiring nonunion labor, they may also try to reduce expenses by cutting corners on safety.

Why should I contact a lawyer after an NYC construction accident?

The construction business is a big part of New York City's economy; it provides thousands of jobs and enables the city to grow, beautify and move into the future. But construction accidents can have serious consequences for injured workers and their families. These consequences can be physical, emotional, relational and financial in nature. When is it necessary to contact an attorney about an accident?

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