On construction sites and other industrial sites across New York, scaffolding is frequently used to help construction workers to perform their duties. Scaffolding can be erected at large heights, and when workers fall from these structures or when scaffolding collapses, it can cause significant and life-altering injuries.
At the law firm of Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, in New York, our scaffolding accident lawyers are committed to helping our clients recover maximum compensation. In accidents involving mobile scaffold, suspension scaffold, scissor lifts, pipe scaffold and other types of scaffolding, we have helped clients find successful verdicts and settlements for many years.
We’re ready to help you explore your legal options. Call us at (212) 684-1880 today.
In the state of New York, a special law exists that is designed to protect construction workers who are injured while working on scaffolding. Labor Law Section 240 requires owners of buildings and general contractors to provide safety protection for all construction site workers. When accidents happen, injured workers may be able to recover compensation to pay for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other expenses.
Common causes for scaffolding accidents include:
If you believe that any of these factors contributed to your scaffolding accident, then our experienced and aggressive New York scaffolding accident attorneys are ready to help you explore your legal options. We’ve recovered millions of dollars in relief for our injured and bereaved clients and know what it takes to ensure that their claims receive the attention and consideration they deserve.
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