Category: Construction Accidents

Construction zone accident

Have you been injured in a car accident in a construction zone? If so, you may be wondering who you can hold responsible for what you’ve suffered. Is the driver who hit you to blame? What about the construction company that set up a confusing detour or lane adjustment? Depending

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Governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation known as Carlos’ Law, amending a New York State penal law. This law increases the penalties for construction employers who are liable for an employee’s death or severe injury. Increasing penalties that corporations can face adds another layer of accountability for safety protocols on construction

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According to New York Labor Law 240, employers must provide adequate devices and equipment to keep employees safe while working at elevated levels. In other words, all contractors, owners, and their agents must erect or provide scaffolding, slings, braces, ladders, ropes, pulleys, hoists, blocks, irons, and other devices to protect

Construction worker has an accident while working on new building in Long Island

Construction work is very dangerous. Construction workers risk serious, life-threatening injuries on the job site. If you’ve been hurt in a construction accident in New York, you may be dealing with piling medical bills pile up and are unable to work. The experienced New York construction accident lawyers at Finz

The construction industry is among the most dangerous industries in New York and throughout the country. When employers and workers fail to follow safety rules or regulations or fail to implement safety programs, people at the construction site are at great risk of sustaining serious injuries. If you work in

Construction zones are dangerous places. Construction accidents can cause severe injuries, such as permanent disability, loss of a limb, traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injury, blindness, and more. Proper use of safety equipment, careful site management, and attentive supervision are required to protect construction workers from these serious injuries.

To provide your best effort and performance while at work, you need to be able to fully focus on your job. However, it is impossible to focus if you are concerned about your health and safety at the workplace. You have the right to expect your employer to protect you

The New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) works throughout the city overseeing and monitoring construction projects. This department ensures that construction sites are safe, buildings are well-constructed, and that property managers and owners keep their property up to code. The DOB helps keep construction workers and civilians stay safe

Roofing is one of the most dangerous jobs in construction. Not only do you have to work on an elevated surface, but when a roof is under construction, it may be unstable and can cause a severe accident. If a roof collapses on a construction site, workers are at risk