Talk To A Lawyer If You Were Injured By A Falling Object While Working On A Construction Site
Despite state and federal regulations designed to protect workers from falling debris, injuries related to this very cause continue to happen with alarming regularity. General contractors can be held accountable when the failure to take the necessary precautions leads to serious injuries to workers.
If you have been injured by a falling object or piece of debris while working on a construction site, you have the right to seek compensation for your medical care, your loss of income and any other losses you may suffer as a result of your injury. Enlisting the help of a qualified New York City attorney can help to ensure that you receive the full measure of compensation available for your claim.
We obtained $35 million in damages for a client who suffered severe brain injuries and paralysis after he was hit by falling concrete while working on an elevated subway trestle rehabilitation project. The debris barrier being used on the site was not properly installed and was insufficient to contain the falling cement as it was removed from the trestle.
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At Edelman & Edelman, P.C., we represent construction workers who suffer serious injuries on the job. We understand the types of injuries that can happen in these accidents, and we know what type of care is required to help victims recover. We work tirelessly to obtain maximum compensation in every case and work to ensure that your current and future needs are fully accommodated.
A one-pound object dropped from a height of 100 feet hits the ground at a speed of more than 50 miles per hour. A person who is hit by such an object can suffer serious injuries, and an impact to the head could easily be fatal. We know how falling object injuries occur, and we know how to present a compelling case in pursuit of full compensatory damages.
Talk To A Lawyer About Your Injuries Involving Falling Objects And Debris
Our attorneys have extensive experience resolving a broad range of these cases, and we will pursue every available option in an effort to obtain the best possible outcome on your behalf. Contact our New York City office to schedule a free consultation about your claim. You can reach us by phone at 212-235-1197 or contact us via email to schedule an appointment.