The state of New York has established a comprehensive set of labor laws that take into account the enormous amount of construction that occurs in New York City as well as the dangerous jobs that construction workers do. New York Labor Law Section 240, commonly referred to as Labor 240, specifically relates to workers performing their job tasks from heights.
The Bronx Section 240 Labor Law attorneys at Albert Buzzetti & Associates, L.L.C., have extensive experience representing workers from all occupations. Whether you fell off a ladder while trimming trees or were injured when a scaffolding collapsed, it is crucial that you contact a skilled attorney immediately. Based on your accident and injuries, you might be entitled to receive monetary compensation for lost wages, your medical bills and any physical therapy that is required.
Scaffolding Fall Lawyer in New York
Typically, construction workers fall from significant heights when the materials they rely on are defective or they do not have the appropriate safety equipment. We have handled cases involving several situations, including:
- Platform collapse
- Ladder collapse
- Faulty or ill-fitting safety harness
- Inadequate safety equipment
- Inadequate railing or floor on platforms
Whether you are working in Manhattan, Staten Island, the Bronx, Queens or Brooklyn, your employer has a duty to provide a safe environment. A dangerous job can be made life-threatening if an employer fails to provide the necessary safety materials or maintains defective equipment. Contact our firm to schedule a free consultation so you can discuss your situation and learn more about the possibility of recovering monetary compensation for lost wages and medical treatment.
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You can turn to us for a free consultation, informed by our extensive knowledge of New York and New Jersey personal injury law, insurance regulations and liability statutes. Providing compassion as well as strong advocacy, our legal team works to keep you fully informed and aware of your options as your case progresses. Please call 866 237-8202 or e-mail our offices today. We pledge to protect your rights by giving you honest and intelligent advice, and advocacy designed to bring about a favorable resolution of your matter.