How Can An Attorney Help Me After A Construction Accident?

If you have been injured in a construction accident in New York City, you should contact a qualified attorney as soon as possible.

Many injury victims ask, "How can a New York construction accident attorney help me?" or "What can a lawyer do for me that I can't do for myself?" There are several advantages to having legal representation throughout these proceedings, not the least of which is letting the attorneys on the other side know that you want your claim taken seriously.

Most construction workers do not understand their rights after being injured on the job site. Many are aware that they have access to workers' compensation benefits, but few have much information beyond that.

The insurance companies that cover the negligent parties in these cases are keenly aware of most victims' lack of knowledge and see these cases as an opportunity to get away for a minimal settlement. Get the representation you need from an experienced lawyer at our firm.

Trust A Qualified New York Injury Lawyer

Injury victims who try to handle cases on their own risk letting third parties gain an advantage, even before a claim has been filed. Third parties are often aware that they may be held liable and have already begun an investigation into potential defenses for their liability. By retaining a legal team soon after an accident, workers can ensure that their claim receives its own thorough investigation.

In addition, retaining a lawyer early in the process can help prevent problems with workers' compensation claims. The information workers enter into a workers' compensation form may be used against them in a third-party claim. An experienced attorney can help an injured worker avoid this pitfall.

At Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., we are aware too many victims suffer in situations like these. We have extensive experience with construction site injury claims, and we have a deep understanding of how much compensation will likely be needed to accommodate a victim's recovery. You can rely on us to seek the maximum level of compensation available in your case and to see that you are treated fairly by the insurance company.

Contact Us For A Free Consultation

Contact our Manhattan law office to discuss your case. We offer a free initial consultation where you can get your questions answered without obligation. We accept all cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning you will not pay attorney's fees unless we are successful. Call us locally at 212.732.4992, call us toll free at 800-574-4LAW or complete our contact form to get started. If you are unable to come to us, we will travel to you.

Case Results

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    $2.1 million settlement

    for 33-year old electrician who fell from ladder while attempting to fit heavy cable into crown box when cable sprung back and struck him, causing him to suffer left shoulder injury with impingement.

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    $1.6 million settlement

    for 38-year old electrician who slipped and fell on debris on stairway with resulting cervical herniated disc and aggravation of pre-existing arthritic changes.

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    $2.55 million settlement

    for 42-year old electrician who fell into an uncovered, unprotected hole and suffered a severe low back injury with herniated disc(s) that required surgery at L4-5 and L5-S1 levels.

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    $1.75 million settlement

    for 26-year old construction worker who fell through opening in roof and fractured his wrist, requiring surgery with open reduction and internal fixation, external fixation device, and eventual fusion.

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    $2.5 million settlement

    for 38-year old female electrician (with history of prior neck injury) who tripped on uneven Masonite protective floor covering, and suffered neck injury with herniated discs requiring cervical fusion.

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    $1.2 million settlement

    during trial for 40-year old sheet metal worker who was struck in the neck and shoulder by an air conditioning unit and suffered herniated cervical discs and cervical radiculopathy.