A construction site is the workplace for a wide variety of trade professionals. From architects to electricians, tradespeople are required to work in a live, ever-changing work environment.
As with any other workplace, accidents can happen, but due to the nature of construction work sites full of hazards and heavy equipment, injuries can be serious, life-changing, or even deadly.
Construction Accident Settlements and Jury Verdicts
When you or a loved one have been injured in a construction accident, New York State law provides channels for you to seek compensation.
In the event of a forklift accident, crane accident, electrical, scaffolding, ladder, saw or machinery accident, the victim and/or their loved ones may be entitled to compensation.
Who do you trust to protect and serve the best interests of you and your family? Similar to the person working alongside of you on the job site, you need experienced legal counsel that looks out for you throughout the process.
The most reassuring part of hiring an attorney is there should be no out of pocket expenses unless you recover compensation for your injury.
Why You Must Hire Your Own Attorney After a Construction Accident
There are multiple layers of legal responsibility in the event of an accident, including the construction site owner, the construction company, contractors, consultants and their insurance companies. It is common for every party involved to deflect responsibility to another.
Unfortunately, as they maneuver to avoid legal responsibility, the victim could be lost in the shuffle and be the ultimate loser in the wake of a construction accident.
If you have been injured in a construction accident, or someone you love has suffered injury or death as a result of a construction accident, you will want to hire your own attorney as quickly as possible after the incident.
Statute of Limitations for Construction Accidents in NY
Hiring an attorney to initiate legal action on your behalf is in your best interest due to statute of limitations. Also, because a construction work environment changes every day, it is important to hire an experienced lawyer to facilitate prompt collection of evidence and witness testimony that would be important to support your case.
Considering a construction lawsuit? Contact us today to schedule a free, no obligation meeting with one of our attorneys to discuss your case. We will listen, allow you plenty of time to ask questions and provide you with options on how to proceed. We are here to help.
Finding a Construction Accident Lawyer in Upstate New York
Our personal injury attorneys are aggressive and diligent in building a case that will go after responsible parties for the acts or omissions that resulted in your injury, or injury or death of a loved one.
Compassionate – Aggressive Legal Representation
You want more than a lawyer. You want peace of mind. You want a compassionate legal partner who is an expert and completely dedicated on your behalf. Your loved one may be seriously injured or no longer with you, but they would want you and your family to be taken care of financially.
Our attorneys are recognized for professional excellence, but it is their compassion, sensitivity and ability to fight for the best possible outcome that endears them to their clients.
Our legal team has extensive experience dealing with serious construction accident cases and always puts the victim and their family first. Our attorneys are compassionate and work extremely hard to ensure a successful outcome for your family.
In addition, there are no out of pocket expenses for most personal injury cases. We do not collect a legal fee unless we are able to successfully resolve the case on your behalf.
Hurt in a Construction Accident? We are here to help. Call us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced lawyers. Remember, there is no legal fee unless your case is successful.
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