Greenberg & Stein Presents: Construction Accident Attorney

Greenberg & Stein Presents: Construction Accident Attorney - New York City Personal Injury Lawyer I Greenberg & Stein, P.C.
Greenberg & Stein Presents: Construction Accident Attorney – New York City Personal Injury Lawyer I Greenberg & Stein, P.C.

With an increase in construction during the summer months, there is, unfortunately, an increase in construction accidents. Did you know that construction work is one of the most dangerous careers in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics? It’s not surprising that there is such a large percentage of injuries since construction jobs entail working with heavy machinery, scaffolding, and an assortment of locations and materials. Regardless of where and how you were injured, if you were hurt while working or passing through a construction site, you have the right to legal counsel and it’s smart to reach out for legal counsel! The construction accident attorneys of Greenberg & Stein are ready and willing to help you take a stand!

After a Construction Accident

Unfortunately, there are plenty of ways to injure yourself on a construction site. Even the smallest incident could potentially have long term effects if not addressed as soon as possible. This is why we encourage you to seek medical attention right away! By seeking medical attention—even if some time has passed—you will be better off. Along with your medical report, it’s crucial to start documenting the specifics surrounding the incident such as date, times, location, witnesses, etc., and together, with the help of the construction accident attorneys at Greenberg & Stein, we can start gathering facts for your case.

Types of Potential Construction Accidents:

  • Falls
  • Falling Objects
  • Scaffolding Accidents
  • Machinery Accidents
  • Excavation Accidents
  • Wrongful Death

See the percentages of each accident and to learn more about how each applies to you and your case!

There has been an increase of construction accidents within the last few years, especially with the decrease in safety inspections. The number of deaths relating to construction work has dramatically increased from 17 in 2011 to 25 in 2015. Thanks to an article, published in the New York Daily News, you can see the stark contrast and correlation to the rise of deaths and injuries in the construction industry and the decline of safety inspections by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Furthermore, you can track the number of construction accidents each year with this graph. What does this mean for you? It means this could have potentially been a preventable accident, and, most importantly, you are not alone!

It Is Your Right To Seek Professional Help

At Greenberg & Stein, we understand how stressful and unsettling this time can be. This is why we offer personalized care to each case because we understand each accident and injury are unique. If you are feeling pressured to “brush it off” or to not seek help, you need to remember you have every right to pursue skilled construction accident attorneys! The best way to figure out whether or not you have a case is to set up a free, no obligation case evaluation!

With over 75 years of combined experience, our team is known for tackling tough cases and winning. We even have Spanish-speaking attorneys so you don’t have to worry about language barriers preventing you from justice. In addition, we are available 24/7 to offer advice and work with you on your case. We will even come to meet you in the hospital if your injuries prevent travel. From start to finish, you will be in great hands of a skilled team!

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