Falling Object Injuries
Personal Injury Attorney in Long Island, New York
On a daily basis, construction workers face numerous dangers. In fact, thousands of individuals are injured in construction accidents throughout the U.S. every year. Such injuries can be caused by any number of causes, including falling objects. When tools and materials are carelessly tossed around, it is easy for them to be kicked or pushed over the edge of a roof or floor.
Many different types of objects that fall from construction sites can include the following:
- Cement slabs being moved by cranes
- Tools such as hammers, screwdrivers, and many others
- Materials such as lumber, steel framing, electrical wires, and others
- Machinery such as cement mixers, saws, and other power tools
- Safety equipment such as masks, helmets, boots, and others
If you have been hit and injured due to a falling object, it is essential that you seek legal representation to pursue an injury claim. You may be entitled to collect damages for the suffering that you have endured in order to cover various costs of recovery, such as medical bills and loss of wages. At The Odierno Law Firm, P.C., we can work with you to pursue the legal action that will fight for compensatory damages in your situation. Contact our Long Island personal injury attorney today!
Workers Comp & Injury Lawsuit Damages
New York state laws protect construction workers from falling objects; this means that if you are injured from a falling object, you are entitled to file a workers compensation claim with your company's insurance carrier to receive full and fair damages. It is also essential to understand that you may be able to file a third-party lawsuit against the owner of the building or land, or the general contractor for damages in addition to your workers compensation claim. With the assistance of a Long Island personal injury attorney from our firm, you can be sure that you are effectively pursuing the maximum return for the situation that you face.
We have more than three decades of experience serving injured victims. When you choose to work with us, you can be sure that we will fight to ensure that you are provided with the funds that you need and deserve for your future. We offer contingency fee agreements because we know the financial hardship that you are facing can cause you to be disinclined to spend money on an attorney. When you work with us, you will not have to pay unless we recover damages in your case. We also offer a free case evaluation so that you may obtain some legal advice regarding your case without any commitment to our office.
Contact us today to discuss the injuries that you have suffered and to begin pursuing the compensatory damages that you deserve.
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