Scaffolding is a common sight in New York City. With so many construction projects going on all over the city, many people don’t give these structures a second thought. However, for the workers who suffer injuries due to falls from scaffolding or collapsing support, these structures are notoriously dangerous. If you or a loved one has suffered any type of injury due to a scaffolding accident, do not hesitate to get help from a trusted and experienced New York City construction accident lawyer.
The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. has an experienced background in construction law, representing countless injured workers over the years. We can use our extensive insight and skill to assess your scaffolding accident and help you take the next best step with your claim.
Now is the time to retain qualified counsel for your case. Call us at (212) 577-9325 today.
Thankfully, the state of New York has taken measures to ensure workers are protected in the event of such a serious accident. There are special protections under Section 240 of the Labor Code designed to help workers who were injured due to a scaffolding accident.
Under this code, building owners and general contractors are required to provide proper safety protection for all on-site workers. Further, liability for scaffolding accidents is strictly placed on employers and contractors. Section 240 also allows for workers to recover a wider range of compensation than usually offered under workers’ compensation claims.
For example, you may be able to claim the following types of damages:
Very few law firms in New York have as much experience handling construction accidents as The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. Our personal injury attorneys have successfully resolved more baker, mobile, and suspension lift scaffold accidents in the last few years than most firms handle in their existence - something that makes us uniquely qualified to take on your case. Some of our verdicts for construction workers have included $15 million, $10 million, and $9.8 million! When you come to our firm, you can have peace of mind knowing your case is in the right hands from the very start.
Our firm represents clients throughout all five boroughs. Tell us more about your New York City scaffolding accident by filling out your free case evaluation form today.
The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.'s team of NYC personal injury attorneys have recovered more than $350 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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