Compensation For Pedestrians Injured By Falling Objects
Falling objects and debris at construction sites can cause devastating injuries to pedestrians on adjacent sidewalks. To ensure you are fully compensated for the harm you have suffered, it’s important to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer promptly.
The legal team at Marder, Eskesen & Nass, Attorneys at Law, in Midtown Manhattan, represents pedestrians who are hurt on or near construction sites. We also represent family members of pedestrians who are killed by falling construction tools, equipment or debris. Call us today at 800-588-1579 for a free initial consultation with no obligation.
Holding Contractors And Property Owners Accountable
Injuries from falling objects or debris usually happen because someone failed to take steps to keep pedestrians safe near construction or building renovation sites. Those steps may include:
- Installing nets to catch objects dropped from scaffolding
- Cleaning debris from sidewalks so pedestrians do not face a tripping hazard
- Repairing loose bricks, trim, windows and stonework on buildings
- Routing pedestrians around zones where they are at risk from falling objects
- Covering walkways
The civil justice system can provide a strong motivation for contractors and property owners who fail to keep New York sidewalks safe for pedestrians. Our lawyers will seek the maximum compensation possible for damages such as medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
See examples of our case results for injured New Yorkers.
Protecting Your Rights After An Accident
Insurance companies do not pay large damage claims willingly. The sooner you contact our attorneys, the sooner we can collect and preserve the evidence we need to prove negligence.