Construction Accident Lawyer Bronx

Bronx Construction Accident Attorney

Fellows Hymowitz Rice has had great success in going after settlements for our clients who’ve suffered injuries in construction accidents.  As your lawyers, we look to review the facts of the case, your medical records and the evidence supporting liability and/or negligence. We have been called upon to utilize both construction site personnel and non-workers; passersby or visitors close to the site which can be incredibly dangerous who have been injured.  As with any compensation for injuries case – each has its own details which may influence the amount of outcome. A Bronx construction lawyer at Fellows Hymowitz Rice can properly help you of your best path to success – and acquire the utmost compensation for your injuries and losses.

A part of our review of your case calls for the fine details – ensuring ordinances, building codes, safety and labor laws, OSHA etc were all properly followed. This helps to establish liability of the party or organization(s) (building owners and contractors etc) we intend to file suit with, and uncover any negligence on their part. Our construction accident legal representatives works to gather evidence, talk to experts, review your medical information and work toward a favorable settlement to protect your medical expenses, lost wages, etc.  We do not believe construction schedules and cost overruns should put any construction worker or passerby in harm’s way.

In our 100+ combined years of experience we’ve brought suit with respect to many construction site employees injured on job sites.   We’re knowledgeable and experienced in all construction trades — getting the skill to vigorously check the facts of the case versus construction guidelines and safety/labor laws approved for a safer work site (i.e. New York State Labor 200, 240 and 241(6) and the Industrial Code).  We establish liability and vigorously seek financial settlements on behalf of our clients. 

Ladder, Scaffolding & Elevator Lawyer In Bronx

Building codes, safety regulations and labor laws all work in order to make structures safer & the construction of said structures an accident-free experience. Frequently construction companies forego safety for profits and make poor choices creating hazards for staff on their job sites. Several areas of negligence over a construction site include safety hazards are brought about through poor choices regarding ladders, scaffolding, hoists, and elevators.

Scaffold Injuries

Several construction site accidents stem from injuries sustained from improper scaffolding. These regions of scaffold negligence on the part of construction companies include:

  • Poor Scaffold Construction
  • Unsafe Scaffold Installations
  • Any Unsafe Conditions Arising Around Scaffolding
  • Code & Build Code Negligence In Regards To Scaffold Erection / Use

Ladder Falls

We assist clients who’ve suffered serious ladder related injuries on both construction sites and “regular” jobs including:

  • Stock Room Ladder Falls
  • Smaller Businesses Using Ladders for Various Tasks
  • Improper Training On Ladder Use Resulting In Serious Injuries

Bronx Elevator Accident Attorneys

Elevator accidents take into account some of the worst jobsite and construction accidents.   Negligent installs of elevators and improper safety precautions often result in construction and workplace injuries:

  • Elevator Drops
  • Stuck Doors
  • Elevators Not Opening Properly At Floor Level
  • Elevators Doors Catch On Medical Equipment Or Cause Direct Injury

Fellows Hymowitz Rice has assisted clients who’ve sustained serious injury by elevator accident.   We’ve found many to be liable and accountable for these injuries including manufacturers, property managers, installers & maintenance companies.

We have also been successful in securing compensation for injuries at construction sites for violations of labor regulations and improper safety devices that have resulted in serious injury and wrongful death.  If these situations describe the situations that lead to your injuries or the loss of a loved one we urge that you call our office today.

Securing Full Settlement

The Fellows Hymowitz Rice law staff know how to properly investigate your claims, prove negligence and establish liability – resulting in full compensation for your injuries and related expenses including:

  • Pain & Suffering 
  • Medical Bills
  • Lost Income (past and future)

It is critical to have a lawyer do all negotiations with insurance companies and that means you do not accept low offers that will not cover your expenses.

Contact A Bronx Construction Injury Lawyer

If you or a member of family has been injured or lost their life in a construction accident it is vital to speak to an experienced and knowledgeable construction accident attorney at the earliest opportunity.   Quite often there are conditions and evidence that must be kept intact for a proper investigation. Addititionally there is proper timing needed due to statutes of limitation (allowing a window of time after injury for suit). Contact our Construction Accident Law Firm at Fellows Hymowitz Rice today at (845)639-9300

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