Experienced Rosedale Construction Accident Attorneys
Located in Rosedale, servicing Queens and all of New York
Workplace accidents are common occurrences if you’re a construction worker. Every day, you’re exposed to dangerous work environments, heavy machinery, and hazardous chemicals. That doesn’t mean it’s acceptable for you to suffer from injuries. If you’ve been involved in an accident, our Queens construction accident lawyers want to take on your case and help you return to normal life.
Call Alex Yadgarov & Associates at (718) 276-2800 to schedule your free consultation in English, Spanish, or Russian.
Construction Accident Statistics at a Glance
According to data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):
- In 2019, 1,061 work-related fatalities were in construction
- Construction fatalities accounted for one in five work-related deaths in 2019
- Inadequate fall protection on construction sites was the number one most frequently cited OSHA standard violation in 2019, with scaffolding hazards being the number 3 most cited violation.
What Are Common Construction Accidents?
Though companies try to regulate workplaces in order to protect their workers, New York City construction workers still face a variety of dangerous conditions at work that can lead to serious accidents.
Some causes of construction site injuries include:
These perilous conditions can lead to a variety of injuries, both physical and emotional, that can change the way you live your life, including:
- Head and brain trauma
- Broken or fractured bones
- Loss of hearing or sight
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Mutilation or dismemberment
How We Hold Contractors & Site Owners Responsible
Site owners and general contractors are responsible for providing safe construction sites under New York's labor laws. If you are injured on a construction site, you are entitled to benefits under workers' compensation. Additionally, depending on the cause of your injuries, you may have grounds to pursue a subsequent third-party liability lawsuit and seek further compensation. We can help you understand your situation, explain New York's laws and how they apply to your case, and help you determine the most appropriate course of action.
Exercising Your Rights: Filing a Construction Accident Lawsuit
While construction accidents happen frequently, no one should have to be injured on the job. You have the right to seek justice for the hardships you’re facing. Our construction accident attorneys serving Queens and the other communities of New York City want to hold the careless people and companies responsible for their actions.
Make your free consultation appointment now by calling (718) 276-2800 or completing our online contact form. Our Rosedale construction accident lawyers are standing by to help, whether you're in Queens or anywhere in New York.
At Alex Yadgarov & Associates, we remain committed to helping our clients on the road to recovery by holding negligent parties accountable for the damages they’ve caused. Whether we navigate New York’s workers’ compensation system or file a legal claim on your behalf, our qualified construction accident attorneys in Rosedale are dedicated to you and your right to financial compensation.
As the injured party, your construction accident settlement could include compensation for costs including:
- Medical expenses
- Loss of wages
- Emotional distress
- Property damage
You’ve already been through a catastrophe. Our Queens construction accident attorneys want to make sure that you don’t face any other obstacles that prevent you from getting the retribution you deserve.