Though commercial and residential building projects are exploding throughout each borough of New York City, there is still a serious problem: construction deaths are on the rise, and many worker injuries and deaths are not being addressed adequately. Immigrant...
Month: June 2016
Drones: Opportunity or liability in construction?
"With great power, comes great responsibility," this popular saying from Spiderman or Winston Churchill, depending on who you want to credit, can hold true for the use of drones. Drones have the power to gather information, information that can provide the user with...
settlement for a construction worker injured by falling metal mesh
Million for a carpenter injured on a construction site by a falling metal clamp
for a 35 year old Carpenter injured when his arm became partially impaled on an improperly exposed metal support (rebar) at a construction site.
for a woman who sustained multiple serious injuries after being struck by a hit and run driver in Manhattan.
Verdict for a 29 year old construction worker injured during the building of the World Trade Center Memorial.
for a Carpenter who was injured when the scaffold he was working upon collapsed.
for a 35 year old Cement and Concrete worker from Queens who sustained serious injuries to his back when he slipped on debris and refuse.
for a Construction worker and young father in the Bronx who was fatally electrocuted while on a scaffold.
for two sisters in high school who sustained serious injuries when struck by a vehicle that mounted the sidewalk in Brooklyn as they waited for the bus to take them to school.
for a woman injured as a passenger in an accident involving a bus and a car in the Bronx.
for an Ironworker on Long Island who sustained serious injuries when he fell from a ladder which slid out from under him due to icy footing.
for a surgeon who sustained a broken knee in a motor vehicle accident (January, 2017).
for a man severely burned in his apartment by excessively hot shower water (Sept. 2020).
verdict for a 35 year old Cement and Concrete laborer who was injured when the scaffold he was walking upon collapsed.
for a cement and concrete worker who slipped and fell over construction debris.
for a Cement and Concrete worker who injured his back as a result of slipping upon a discarded pipe and falling down a flight of steps.
for a woman who sustained multiple serious injuries to her shoulder as a result of a trip and fall upon a defective sidewalk at a construction project in Manhattan.
verdict in the exact amount demanded by our office for our client, but refused by the responsible defendants, was awarded by the jury to our client who sustained a fractured elbow as a result of a fall upon a badly broken sidewalk.
for a young woman who sustained a fractured ankle as a result of a fall on soapy steps in her apartment building in the Bronx.
for a young mother who was struck by a car while crossing the street near her home in Queens sustaining serious injuries to her leg requiring the surgical placement of a metal plate and screws.
for a woman who sustained multiple injuries as a passenger in a motor vehicle accident.
was secured by our office for a Cement and Concrete worker injured when a work area collapsed beneath him.
for a woman struck from behind by a car as she walked to a supermarket in a shopping center parking lot in Yonkers.
for a young man, 15 years of age, who sustained a partial tear of the rotator cuff of his right shoulder, which has now healed without any limitation upon his activities.
for a school principal in the Bronx who tripped and fell over a construction plate in the school parking lot.
for a young Cement and Concrete worker who was struck by falling debris dislodged from a building by a swinging crane.
for a Cement and Concrete worker injured as a result of a fall at a Manhattan construction site.
for a school teacher in the Bronx who sustained an injury to her shoulder when she tripped and fell due to negligently placed computer wiring.
to a Construction laborer doing bridge work whose arm was fractured when falling construction material caused him to fall into the East River and onto debris.
for a child injured when a table fell on him in a laundromat in Queens.
verdict for a Volunteer Firefighter in Westchester who sustained injuries in the course of fighting a fire.