When a car, truck, or any other type of vehicle accident occurs in a construction zone, it can result in devastating and complex injuries. What can be even more concerning is figuring out who the negligent or responsible party is in the aftermath of these accidents. This is why having a New York City auto accident lawyer behind your case can be so crucial to filing an injury claim during this difficult time in your life.
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From municipalities to contractors, The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. knows how to develop compelling cases to hold all parties responsible for their contribution to your injuries.
We handle cases in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, and Westchester. Whether you were injured while driving through, walking through, or working in a construction zone, now is the right time to call our firm and schedule your free evaluation of your case.
There are certain parties at a construction zone that are responsible for making sure the area is safe, carefully designed, and properly maintained. If one of these parties fails to uphold this duty, it can lead to them being held liable for any injuries that may occur as a result.
Some of these parties include the following:
In particular, New York has very specific rules about how vehicular traffic should be redirected (or “channelized”) through work zones. When construction zones are not set up properly, drivers can easily get confused and cause preventable collisions.
In addition to pedestrian and passenger vehicle drivers, construction workers are particularly vulnerable to suffering injuries in construction zone accidents. Many workers are injured every year due to either negligent driving by individuals around the construction zone or because of the lack of safety protection.
You can be confident in our ability to obtain just compensation for injured construction workers. Just a few years ago, our firm obtained a settlement of more than $4.5 million for an excavator who was hit by a car while working. With our proven record of success, we are more than equipped to handle your case.
Call our New York City auto accident attorneys at (212) 577-9325 for a free case evaluation.
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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