National Recognition For Our Handling Of Aerial Lift Accident Claims

The New York Labor Law holds contractors accountable when a worker suffers a gravity-related injury. Construction workers who are injured in aerial lift accidents frequently find it difficult to obtain fair compensation because their injuries occur while they are in the basket of the lift, and gravity doesn’t always come into play.

At Edelman & Edelman, P.C., we represent New York City construction workers in civil liability claims against aerial lift manufacturers, such as JLG Industries, Inc., in all types of aerial lift injury cases, including several where labor laws do not apply. We have succeeded where other lawyers said there was no claim, and our precedent-setting work in these matters has been recognized across the country.

Skillful Representation From Respected New York City Lawyers

Aerial lift accidents frequently involve some unique elements not found in crane accidents or incidents involving other types of equipment. In some cases, injuries occur when workers are catapulted upward due to forced energy in the aerial lift that releases the basket after the controls have been disengaged. This can result in the worker being ejected from the basket or launched into a ceiling or the underside of a bridge.

We have represented workers and families in aerial lift accident claims arising from a variety of causes. We have a deep understanding of how these machines operate and the types of injuries that can happen due to any cause, including equipment malfunction and operator error, among others. We look closely at the unique facts of every case in order to present the strongest possible argument in support of your claim for damages.

Seeking Maximum Compensation For Your Injuries

The injuries that can happen in an aerial lift accident can be extremely complex and difficult to identify. There are times when we may not know the extent of your injuries or the true value of your claim until we fully get into the case. We are prepared to make the commitment to take as much time as is necessary and allocate whatever resources are needed to secure the best outcome available for your case.

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Discuss Your Aerial Lift Injury Claim With One Of Our Attorneys

We provide aggressive representation designed to secure maximum compensation for your injuries. Contact our office in New York City to schedule a free initial consultation about your claim. You can reach us by phone at 212-235-1197 or contact us via email to arrange an appointment.

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We Go All In:With every case we accept, we put all of the firm’s resources behind our pursuit of a positive outcome. We are not afraid to spend whatever amount is necessary to present a winning case on your behalf.

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We Hire The Best Experts:We do our homework and find the experts who are doing the most cutting-edge research on your type of injury. We regularly work with medical experts, scientists, people from academia and others.

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We Know Our Opposition: In our nearly 65 years in business, we have seen all the tactics opposing attorneys uses. We use proven strategies to match them and act swiftly to overcome any attempt to limit your compensation.

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