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Welding Accident Attorney in
New York

NYC Construction Accident Lawyers: Fighting for Your Rights!

  • $15.2 Million

    Construction Worker Fell from a Ladder: Jury Verdict.

  • $12 Million

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

  • $11.9 Million

    Union Worker Fell from a Scaffold

  • $11 Million

    Injured worker on jobsite.

  • $10 Million

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

  • $9.9 Million

    Settlement for Union laborer who fell from a rolling scaffold.

  • $9.8 Million

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

  • $9.4 Million

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

  • $9 Million

    In 2006, Ryszard Lomotowski, was working at a construction site located in the High Bridge section of the Bronx when a steel reinforcement bar snapped. He fell 20-25 feet landing on his feet causing severe injuries to his legs.

  • $6 Million

    Union crane operator injured on the job.


Were You Involved in a Welding Accident?

Welding is the cornerstone of creating buildings and structures. Without it, we would not have the current home or building you are sitting in right now. It is a highly specialized trade that few go into. Welders require special training and certification to be able to meld steel and rods together. However, by nature, welding is a dangerous occupation. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 1 in 250 construction workers is involved in a fatal accident due to welding.

At The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., we believe that welders should be protected and allowed to work in an environment that is safe for them and others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a welding accident in New York, call our construction injury attorneys today at (212) 577-9325.

Common Welding Injuries and Causes

Welding requires volatile gases and fuel used at high temperature. Construction workers use hot gas, sparks, or electricity to join metal beams and rods together to create the structure of a building. There are three types of welding: gas, arc, and oxygen & arc cutting. These techniques rely on molten materials that can lead to injury if not properly handled.

Common welding hazards include:

Employers are required to provide suitable working conditions, with proper ventilation and safety equipment. Supervisors should make sure that only those who are qualified handle welding materials. In addition, there should always be a fire extinguisher on hand. If they fail to provide these measures, it can lead to injuries.

Some welding injuries include:

  • Severe burns
  • Poison through the fumes
  • Electric shock
  • Skin cancer
  • Harm to the immune system

Have You Been Injured in a Welding Accident? Call today!

Welding injuries can be extensive and debilitating. Depending on the type of injury, you can incur hefty medical bills and your quality of life can be greatly diminished. If your employer fails to uphold their duties and provide the appropriate safety measures, they are being negligent. If you have suffered because of carelessness or unpreparedness, you may have a right to seek compensation.

At The Perecman, P.L.L.C., our New York welding accident attorneys have years of experience helping individuals who have been hurt in a construction accident. If you have been wrongfully injured, contact us today to schedule a free consultation. We prepare each case as if it were going to trial and will aggressively fight for your rights!

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