Ongoing construction is a common thing as buildings get older and need various services. In addition to this, new construction on tall buildings is something that is booming in New York City. With these new ventures comes the danger of potential building collapses. At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., we know that the hazards of a building collapse are real concerns, not just for the individuals in the building, but also for the construction workers and any pedestrians who may be in the vicinity.
Our New York City construction accident attorneys know the various causes of building collapses and we know how to represent individuals who have been injured as a result. It is a tragedy anytime a situation like this occurs. Whether you were injured or you lost a loved one due to a collapsed building, taking legal action is important to help you recover compensation from any negligent party.
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In 2015 alone, New York City witnessed numerous building collapses. One of these events involved a construction worker who died after an eight-story building partially collapsed. When buildings collapse and individuals sustain serious injuries, it is important to determine what caused the event. There are numerous things that can cause a building to collapse and, oftentimes, these accidents can be a result of failed safety precautions or lack of supervision.
Common causes of building collapses include, but are not limited to:
Any kind of issue involving a building collapse can leave individuals dealing with catastrophic injuries. Chapter 33 of the New York City Construction Codes lists out safety requirements that must be followed during all construction and demolition work. When these requirements are not followed, it can lead to serious damage. Our team at The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. is dedicated to proving that negligence played a factor in our clients’ injuries. Learn how we can help you.
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The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.'s team of NYC personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $400 million in verdicts and settlements for their clients. We understand the financial and emotional toll a serious accident can have on your life. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to maximizing your recovery and securing what you deserve.
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