Defective Roofs And Floors: When A Serious Injury Occurs

Unfortunately, too many construction workers in New York are injured from falling through roofs and floors during a building's construction, renovation or demolition. These injuries can cost constructions workers their physical health and their livelihood.

If you or someone you love has been injured when a roof or floor fell in on a construction site, let us help you seek the compensation you need and deserve. We are the lawyers at Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., in New York City. We understand your situation and can help workers injured after a roof or floor collapse.

Helping Victims Of Roof Collapse Recover Compensation Since 1965

For more than 50 years, we have been successfully recovering significant verdicts and settlements for injured construction workers.

Are you or a loved one suffering from injuries sustained in a roof or floor collapse? We can help. Call our attorneys locally at 212.732.4992 or call us toll free at 800-574-4LAW. Free consultation.

Some Injuries Caused By Falls

Falling through a roof or floor can result in significant and life-altering injuries, such as brain injuries, back injuries, spinal cord injuries and even wrongful death. Even a seemingly less serious injury, like a broken arm, can have serious repercussions on a career if it causes chronic pain or reduces limb mobility.

Verdicts And Settlements We Have Won

We have successfully won millions of dollars of verdicts and settlements for our clients:

  • $1.75 million settlement for a construction worker who fell through a roof

  • $1.25 million settlement for an electrician who fell through an unguarded floor opening
  • $1.2 million settlement for an electrician who tripped and fell because of a floor opening

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You Don't Pay Unless We Win

We work on a contingency fee basis, so you will owe us no fee unless we obtain a financial recovery for you.

Contact Our Construction Accident Law Firm

If you or a family member has suffered serious injuries when a roof or floor collapsed, please contact Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., at our Manhattan offices for a free consultation. To set up an appointment, call us locally at 212.732.4992 or call us toll free at 800-574-4LAW. We take all construction cases on contingency, which means that you won't owe attorney's fees unless we secure compensation for you.

Case Results

Since 1965, we’ve recovered over $1 BILLION on behalf of our clients. read more
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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.