Construction Accident Lawyer Dutchess County

Dutchess County Construction Injury Lawyer

Fellows Hymowitz Rice has had great success in going after 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 files and the data supporting liability and/or negligence. We have been called upon to work with both construction site personnel and non-workers; passersby or visitors nearby the site which may be incredibly dangerous who’ve been injured.  Much like any accidental injury case – each has its own details which may influence the amount of results. A Dutchess County construction attorney at Fellows Hymowitz Rice can properly help you of your best path to success – and obtain 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 can help to determine liability of the party or organization(s) (building owners and general contractors etc) we intend to file suit with, and uncover any negligence on their part. Our construction accident legal representatives works to gather evidence, check with experts, review your medical information and work toward a good 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 on behalf of many construction site staff 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 prescribed 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 Dutchess County

Building codes, safety regulations and labor laws all work in order to make structures safer & the construction of said structures an accident-free experience. All too often construction companies forego safety for profits and make poor choices creating risks for employees on their job sites. Many of these regions 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 incorrect scaffolding. These areas of scaffold negligence on the part of construction companies include:

  • Poor Scaffold Construction
  • Hazardous Scaffold Set Up
  • Any Unsafe Conditions Arising Around Scaffolding
  • Code & Build Code Negligence With Regard 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

Dutchess County Elevator Accident Lawyers

Elevator accidents account for some of the worst jobsite and construction accidents.   Negligent installs of elevators and improper safety measures 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 have found many to be liable and accountable for these injuries including manufacturers, property managers, installers & maintenance companies.

We have been successful in securing compensation for injuries at construction sites for violations of labor laws and improper safety devices which have led to 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 one to 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 – leading to full compensation for your injuries and related expenses including:

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

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

Contact A Dutchess County Construction Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or a family member has been injured or lost their life in a construction accident it is imperative to speak to an experienced and knowledgeable construction accident attorney at the earliest opportunity.   Often times there are conditions and evidence that must definitely 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 Attorneys at Fellows Hymowitz Rice today at (845)639-9300

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