If you’re injured in a construction site because of someone’s negligence or because of faulty equipment, you have the right to sue the parties responsible. This includes the contractors, sub-contractors, negligent employees, property owners, or the manufacturer of defective equipment.
In New York, the statute of limitations for most personal injury cases including construction accident injury is three years. Protect your legal rights and receive a deserved compensation by hiring an experienced construction accident lawyer in New York.
Some of the most common construction accidents include slips, trips, falls, struck by an object, electrocutions, and caught in/between accidents. Construction accidents can cause broken bones, spinal cord injuries, neck and back pain, whiplash, and traumatic brain injuries.
Yes. It's best to hire an experienced construction accident lawyer early in the process to avoid costly mistakes. Hiring a construction accident attorney also helps increase the chances of maximizing your compensation.
If you’re injured in a construction accident, your medical bills and a portion of lost wages will be covered by the employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. However, there are a few cases where workers’ compensation may not cover for all the losses one has suffered. An experienced construction accident attorney can help file a third-party claim to recoup the total amount of their lost income, medical bills, and disability. To learn more, schedule a free legal consultation with one of our experienced lawyers in Queens, NY.