Working at a construction site comes with significant risk. From exposure to hazardous materials to operating heavy machinery, construction workers face the possibility of devastating injuries including broken bones, amputations, burns, and more. Severe accidents could even result in death.
If you’ve been injured or have lost a loved one in a construction accident and want to seek compensation, you need a construction accident attorney who has experience with complex personal injury cases in New York.
A construction accident may relate back to any number of issues:
Though the claims process is often lengthy, there are steps you can take immediately following an accident to protect your rights to compensation:
All of these details can help strengthen your case in the event the insurer denies your claim.
After you meet with a member of our team, we will file the initial court papers on your behalf and respond to other answers, complaints or motions. We will then proceed to the discovery stage, in which we gather all available evidence to establish the facts of your case.
When it’s possible and makes sense, we can settle your case out of court for full value. However, if the third-party refuses to settle for a fair amount, we are ready to aggressively pursue a favorable outcome in court.
Construction sites pose innumerable dangers to workers. However, accidents typically fall into four categories. Per OSHA, the top four are as follows:
Many employers will have you believe that workers’ compensation is the only means through which you can recover compensation following a construction accident. This is not true. Workers’ comp limits your recovery to medical bills, disability and lost income. However, our team can help you identify other liable parties and file a third-party lawsuit for the following types of damages:
Just as there are things you can do to strengthen your case, there are things you can do — or not do — to hurt your case. Below are the top four:
Your account of events and medical report can go a long way toward establishing negligence.
When you entrust Daniella Levi & Associates, P.C., with your case, you will not just get an experienced and qualified attorney (though you will get that too), rather, you will get an aggressive and supportive advocate who truly cares about the outcome of your case. We know that nothing about your current situation is easy, but we strive to make it less difficult by doing the following:
Our passion for upholding the rights of victims is what truly sets us apart from other NYC construction accident attorneys.
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