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NYC Forklift Accidents

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Forklifts are a common sight in construction zones. While operators are required to be trained on forklift safety and precautions, forklift accidents and injuries are still far too common. Unfortunately, construction sites often stress productivity over safety, increasing the risk for such serious accidents.

Have you or a loved one suffered injuries in a forklift accident? Now is the time to seek legal counsel from The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.. Our proven New York City construction accident lawyers have helped workers recover millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements since we opened our doors to injured victims in 1983.

Let us put our 50+ years of collective construction accident experience to work for your forklift injury case. Contact us at (212) 577-9325 today.

Types of Injuries Resulting from Forklifts

In the busy environment of the construction zone, workers can suffer a variety of injuries. Forklift accidents can often cause some of the most catastrophic and devastating injuries, resulting in everything from life-long disabilities to major surgical procedures.

Some of the most common types of injuries can include:

Many of these accidents can leave victims out of work or permanently disabled. In extreme cases, forklift accidents can result in life-altering conditions, such as paraplegia or quadriplegia. No matter the severity of your forklift-related injuries, it is crucial that you retain qualified counsel to handle your case.

Skilled in Workers’ Comp & Third-Party Claims

At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., our team is well versed in the laws surrounding construction accident cases. Our New York City personal injury attorneys have handled both workers’ compensation and third-party claims on behalf of injured construction workers over the years, always striving to recover maximum damages for them. You may be eligible for compensation for lost wages, loss of earning potential, medical expenses, and even pain and suffering when third-parties are involved.

With the future of your health and your family on the line, now is the time to retain seasoned legal representation. Our firm is ready to help you move forward with a workers’ comp and / or lawsuit in order to obtain the support you deserve.

Act now by filling out a free case evaluation form. We will work to respond quickly and get back to you as soon as possible.

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More Than $400 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 $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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