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Were You Injured in a New York Trench Accident? We Take a Stand for Injured Construction Workers

The Perecman Firm has recovered more than 50 verdicts & settlements of a million dollars or more for our clients in the last five years alone.

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  • Construction Accident $15,208,168**

    Construction Worker Fell from a Ladder: Jury Verdict.

  • Construction Accident $12,000,000

    Union driver was injured in a fall off of a ladder that was attached to a truck container.

  • Construction Accident $11,899,469***

    Union Worker Fell from a Scaffold

  • Construction Accident $10,000,000

    Laborer fell from a suspended scaffold. Case settled after jury verdict for $10,000,000.

  • Construction Accident $9,900,000

    Settlement for Union laborer who fell from a rolling scaffold.

  • Construction Accident $9,825,000

    Construction worker/laborer fell from the scaffold, jury verdict.

  • Construction Accident $9,359,622

    Jury verdict for mason worker who fell two floors from the side of a building.

  • Construction Accident $6,000,000

    Union crane operator injured on the job.

  • Construction Accident $5,750,000
  • Construction Accident $5,300,000
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Trench Accidents in New York

Our NYC construction accident lawyers are here to help!

A construction site is full of potential dangers that could cause catastrophic accidents. One of the many dangers that construction workers face is a trench accident. The United States Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Administration defines a trench as an excavation that is deeper than it is wide. When workers enter a trench, they expect it to be secure so that there is no danger of a potential cave-in.

At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., we fully believe that workers should be able to work on a construction site with a trench without worrying about their safety. Our New York City trench accident attorneys are dedicated to helping individuals who have been hurt in trench accidents seek compensation for the damages they have sustained.

Trench accidents can include the following:

  • Cave-ins
  • Falls
  • Hazardous atmospheres
  • Falling loads
  • Malfunctioning equipment

Trench Accidents Are All Too Common

Every year, there are dozens of individuals throughout the United States who lose their lives in trench accidents. Hundreds more sustain serious injuries. In New York City, the number of trench accidents is alarming. Some of the most common causes of trench accidents include lack of supervision and failure to follow safety protocols.

New York City is a booming area for construction with many new buildings being developed. With many open trenches throughout the city, there is a high risk for harm. Perhaps the machinery or equipment is too close to the slope of the trench, causing a cave-in. Or someone may fall in the trench because there was nothing preventing it from happening. These are negligent matters and supervisors, contractors, and more may be held accountable.

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Our firm believes that if anyone acts in a negligent manner and someone else is harmed as a result, the victim should be able to take the action necessary to hold the responsible party financially accountable. Trench accidents can lead to serious injury or even death. The injured party or the family of a decedent may file a claim that could help cover various costs related to the accident such as medical expenses, lost wages, or funeral expenses.

If you were injured or someone you love was killed in a trench accident, rely on our New York City trench accident lawyers to help you. We have been representing injured construction workers for 40+ years and we know what it takes to help them win. In fact, we have helped recover more than half a billion dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Call The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. today at (212) 577-9325.

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