Can I Sue The Property Owner?
Dangerous conditions on construction sites are accidents waiting to happen. Workers often do not know the dangers they are stepping into until they suffer a serious injury. In some cases, the property owner may be liable.
At Marder, Eskesen & Nass, Attorneys at Law, in Midtown Manhattan, we represent construction workers and their families who are injured due to dangerous conditions on construction sites. Our lawyers also represent family members of workers who die in fatal accidents. Call us today at 800-588-1579 for a free initial consultation with an experienced and compassionate attorney in the New York City area.
Was The Property Owner Negligent?
In New York, construction sites are often in tall buildings where workers face risk of falls or being struck by falling objects. Our state legislature recognizes the dangers that workers face when working at heights. As a result, the labor laws protecting New York workers are among the strongest in the world.
The following are examples of dangerous conditions that can lead to worker injuries:
- Defective scaffolding or ladders
- Lack of harnesses, safety belts or other fall protection
- Lack of safety nets to catch objects dropped from above
- Openings in floors or roofs
- Rotting wood, missing railings or other building defects
- Unsafe wiring
- Code violations
Owners of construction sites have an obligation to protect workers from hazardous conditions. If the property owner knew about the danger that caused your injury or should have known about it, you may have the right to sue.
For More Information About Fault In Construction Site Accidents
If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident, contact our attorneys to learn more about your legal options. Call 800-588-1579 or complete our contact form to schedule a consultation with no cost or obligation.
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