Construction Accident Lawyer Brooklyn

Brooklyn Construction Accident Attorney

Fellows Hymowitz Rice has already established great success in seeking settlements for our clients who have suffered injuries in construction accidents.  As your lawyers, we look to review the important points of the case, your medical records and the data supporting liability and/or negligence. We have been called upon to work with both construction site employees and non-workers; passersby or visitors close to the site which may be incredibly dangerous who have been injured.  Much like any injuries case – each has its details which may influence the amount of outcome. A Brooklyn construction lawyer at Fellows Hymowitz Rice can properly advise you of your very best route to success – and acquire the maximum compensation for your injuries and losses.

A portion of our overview of your case will involve 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 plan to file suit with, and uncover any negligence on their part. Our construction accident legal professionals works to gather evidence, consult experts, review your medical information and work toward a favorable settlement to hide 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 on behalf of many construction site workers injured on job sites.   We’re knowledgeable and experienced in every construction trades — getting the skill to vigorously check the reality of the case versus construction guidelines and safety/labor laws recommended for a safer work site (i.e. NY 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 Brooklyn

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 workers on the job sites. Several areas of negligence on the 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 incorrect scaffolding. These areas of scaffold negligence for construction companies include:

  • Poor Scaffold Construction
  • Hazardous Scaffold Set Up
  • 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
  • Small Businesses Using Ladders for Various Tasks
  • Improper Training On Ladder Use Leading To Serious Injuries

Brooklyn Elevator Accident Lawyers

Elevator accidents account for some of the worst jobsite and construction accidents.   Negligent installs of elevators and improper safety precautions often lead to 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 have 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 rules 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 Compensation

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 Expenses
  • Lost Wages (past and future)

It is critical to have a attorney do all negotiations with insurance companies so you do not accept low offers that won’t cover your expenses.

Contact A Brooklyn Construction Injury Lawyer

If you or a member of family has been injured or lost their life in a construction accident it is imperative to speak to an experienced and knowledgeable construction accident legal professional as soon as possible.   Quite often there are conditions and evidence that must be kept intact for a proper investigation. There is also proper timing needed due to statutes of limitation (allowing a window of time after injury for suit). Contact our Construction Accident Lawyers at Fellows Hymowitz Rice today at (845)639-9300

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