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Falls from Heights

Falls from Heights

Need a NYC Construction Accident Lawyer? Call Us!

Construction sites are known to be some of the most dangerous workplaces. As a construction worker, your job likely requires you to work on ladders, scaffolds, roofs, and other structures that put you high above the ground. These elevated work areas can expose workers to a higher risk for falls from heights, which can lead to serious injuries and disabilities. From broken bones and fractures to devastating brain injuries and other catastrophic injuries, falls from heights can result in crippling medical bills and lost wages ― not to mention pain and suffering for the worker and their family alike.

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Why We Are the Right Choice for Your Case

Very few firms have the legal skill that The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. has cultivated in regards to construction accident cases. We bring 30+ years of experience to our clients’ cases, handling falls from heights with insightful knowledge and proven precision. Our New York City construction accident lawyers have recovered millions of dollars for injured workers over the years, striving to obtain maximum compensation on their behalves.

What else makes us unique?

  • Award-winning team that cares about your case
  • Handle your claim from start to finish
  • Compassionate, dedicated advocacy
  • Proven ability to win big verdicts in construction cases

Our firm is driven to win restitution for the lost wages, medical bills, and related expenses you have endured due to your construction accident.

Understanding Labor Law Section 240

After any construction accident, it is important for victims to know their rights and what compensation they may be entitled to under the law. Labor Law Section 240 covers scaffolding accidents and falls from heights. This law gives workers who have been injured the chance to file suit against the owner and general contractor. The Perecman Law Firm can explain the law, your rights, and your options for pursuing the benefits that you deserve.

In every workplace accident, we work to find all liable parties and seek appropriate compensation from them. When contractors, property owners, or their agents’ negligence leads to serious injuries, our New York City construction accident attorneys take every step within the law to hold these parties accountable. We can also help clients file for workers’ compensation benefits ― you get representation for it all when you come to our firm.

Contact The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. at (212) 577-9325 to learn what our legal team can do for your case. We represent clients throughout Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and Long Island.

More Than $300 Million In Verdicts & Settlements For Our Clients

The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.'s team of NYC personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $300 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.

See Our Results
  • $15,208,168

    Construction Accident. Union sheet metal worker who fell from ladder.

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    Case settled after verdict for $7,960,000
  • $10,000,000
    Construction worker / mason fell from suspended scaffold. Case settled after jury verdict for $10,020,000
  • $9,900,000

    Settlement for Union Laborer who fell from rolling scaffold.

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