Construction Accident Lawyer Queens

Queens Construction Injury Law Firm

Fellows Hymowitz Rice has had great success in seeking settlements for our clients who have suffered injuries in construction accidents.  As your lawyers, we look to review the facts of the case, your medical documents and the data supporting liability and/or negligence. We have been called upon to work with both construction site workers and non-workers; passersby or visitors near the site which may be incredibly dangerous who’ve been injured.  Much like any compensation for injuries case – each has its details and that may influence the amount of outcome. A Queens construction attorney at Fellows Hymowitz Rice can properly help you of your very best route to success – and acquire the utmost compensation for your injuries and losses.

Part 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 can help to establish liability of the party or organization(s) (building owners and general contractors etc) we plan to file suit with, and uncover any negligence on their part. Our construction accident legal representatives works to assemble evidence, check with experts, review your medical documents and work toward a favorable settlement to repay 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 all construction trades — having 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. NY State Labor 200, 240 and 241(6) and the Industrial Code).  We establish liability and vigorously seek financial settlements with respect to our clients. 

Ladder, Scaffolding & Elevator Lawyer In Queens

Building codes, safety regulations and labor laws all work in an effort 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 dangers for staff on their job sites. Several regions of negligence on the construction site include safety hazards are caused 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:

  • Inadequate Scaffold Construction
  • Unsafe Scaffold Installations
  • 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

Queens Elevator Accident Law Firm

Elevator accidents take into account a few of the worst jobsite and construction accidents.   Negligent installs of elevators and improper safety measures 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 been successful in securing compensation for injuries at construction sites for violations of labor regulations and improper safety devices that have led to serious injury and wrongful death.  If these situations describe the situations that lead to your injuries or the increased loss of someone you care about 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 advisable 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 Queens Construction Personal 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 a skilled and knowledgeable construction accident attorney at the earliest opportunity.   Quite often there are conditions and evidence that must definitely be kept intact for an effective 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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