Common Types Of Construction Site Injuries

Construction is consistently ranked as one of the most dangerous occupations in New York City. Construction workers put themselves at risk of serious injury every time they walk onto a job site, frequently putting their lives on the line to get the job done. It is the responsibility of the contractor to take every necessary precaution to ensure the safety of construction workers. When that responsibility is not met and accidents happen, workers can suffer extremely serious injuries.

Lawyers Who Understand Construction Site Injuries

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a construction site accident, you may have grounds for a personal injury claim in addition to the workers' compensation benefits you are entitled to. Be sure you have strong representation from an attorney who understands what types of injuries are common at construction sites and who can help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

Ready To Represent You In Any Construction Injury Claim

The attorneys at Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., dedicate their entire practice to helping injury victims who are suffering due to the negligence of another. Our firm's extensive background handling construction site injury claims allows us to determine an accurate value for your claim and to take a much more proactive approach to seeking the full measure of compensation available in these cases.

Our attorneys represent construction workers and their families after all types of injuries on a job site, including:

Were You Injured On A Construction Site?

Contact our Manhattan law office to discuss your construction site injury case. We offer a free initial consultation to all new clients. 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 800.340.4992 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.

  • $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.

  • $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.

  • $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.

  • $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.

  • $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.