At Munawar & Andrews-Santillo LLP, we are experienced personal injury attorneys who understand how to navigate complex cases involving construction sites. Construction workers, visitors to construction sites and passersby are all at risk in environments where humans and heavy machinery are in close proximity. If you have been injured on the construction site, you may be entitled to bring a lawsuit for your damages.
We will aggressively represent you and your family and are available 24/7 to provide answers to all your questions. We charge no fees unless we recover and will come to you if you are unable to travel.
Our Lawyers Can Help You Take Action After A Construction Site Accident
Whether you or a loved one has been injured while on the job site or while passing by a construction zone, you may be entitled to compensation and benefits for your injuries. Depending on the circumstances of your case, various types of claims and compensation may be available such as workers' compensation benefits, Social Security Disability and compensation from a third-party lawsuit.
Construction site injuries are commonly caused by:
- Equipment falling from dangerous heights of ladders or scaffolding
- Scaffolding or ladders collapsing
- Elevator accidents
- Fires and explosions
- Gas leaks
- Building or structure collapse
- Cutting accidents
- Being run over or hit by heavy machinery
- Malfunctioning equipment
- Accidents with forklifts
- Crane accidents
- Falling from dangerous heights
Construction site property owners, managers and general contractors are responsible for following the Labor Law, the New York State Industrial Code and, where applicable, the New York City Administrative Code and can be held liable for any accidents occurring on-site.
Contact Us After Sustaining A Work Accident Injury
Do not hesitate to take action if you or a loved one has been injured while working or passing by a construction site. By pursuing compensation, you not only protect yourself, but you will help ensure that negligent parties are held accountable.
Contact our New York City firm 24/7 by calling 800-569-4491 or by completing an online contact form. We offer free initial consultations, foreign language services and represent clients throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Long Island.