The thriving construction industry in the Bronx and surrounding boroughs employs over 370,000 workers who play an integral role in shaping New York City’s skyline. Unfortunately, construction sites are ranked amongst the most dangerous work environments. Even with safety guidelines in place, construction accidents still occur and can result in severe physical, emotional, and financial consequences for workers and their families.
If you or a loved one have been injured in a construction accident, our team of experienced Bronx construction accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm are here to help. Call us today at (800) 800-0000 for a FREE case evaluation.
New York State has implemented labor laws to safeguard the rights of construction workers by ensuring safe working conditions and the availability of proper equipment. Property owners and construction contractors are obligated to take proactive measures that create safe construction sites.
These labor laws exist to make construction sites safe and protect the well-being of construction workers. If you have been injured due to a property owner or contractor’s negligence, you may be eligible to seek financial compensation for your injuries. If your employer has violated these labor laws, contact The Barnes Firm today at (800) 800-0000 for a FREE consultation. It could be the best call you make.
At The Barnes Firm, our Bronx construction accident attorneys possess the skills, expertise, and resources necessary to successfully handle a variety of construction accident injury cases. Some of the most common causes of construction accidents that we handle include:
Construction site owners and operators are responsible for ensuring that all safety guidelines are strictly followed to prevent construction accidents.
Construction accidents can result in a variety of injuries, ranging from bruises and concussions to paralysis and other life-altering injuries. The most common injuries suffered from construction accidents are:
If you have suffered from any of these injuries, you may be entitled to compensation. The personal injury attorneys at The Barnes Firm will provide the highest quality legal representation to help you get the best result possible. Call The Barnes Firm today at (800) 800-0000 to speak with a Bronx construction accident attorney and find out what your case is really worth.
If you’ve been injured in a construction accident, your safety is of utmost importance. Regardless of the circumstances or severity of the accident, it’s important to:
Determining liability in any personal injury case can be a complex process. After construction accidents, victims may be able to file a worker’s compensation claim that enables them to pursue compensation from their employer. If a third party contributed to your injuries resulted from the construction accident, you may file a personal injury lawsuit against that third party in addition to the worker’s compensation claim filed against your employer. Negligent third parties you can pursue legal action against include:
When filing a personal injury claim following a construction accident, your eligibility for additional compensation beyond worker’s compensation depends on how it relates to your injuries. Additional compensation may include:
If your construction accident injuries were caused by a negligent third party, you have the right to seek compensation. The Barnes Firm is dedicated to assisting you in this pursuit. Our Bronx construction accident attorneys will thoroughly investigate the circumstances and parties involved in your accident to determine the value of your case.
If your injuries were a result of another party’s negligence, you have a three-year timeframe, starting from the date of the construction accident or the discovery of your injury, to pursue a personal injury claim. At The Barnes Firm, our accomplished team of Bronx construction accident lawyers are ready to assist you in filing a personal injury claim following a construction accident.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a Bronx construction accident, call The Barnes Firm today and ask to speak with a construction accident attorney. Our experienced construction accident attorneys have successfully handled numerous construction accident cases and are ready to fight for you to help you get the best result possible. Call The Barnes Firm today at (800) 800-0000 for a FREE consultation and find out what your case is really worth.
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