What If I Was Partially at Fault?
If you or someone you know has been injured on a construction site, you may be eligible to receive financial compensation even if you were partially at fault. Under New York law, you do not have to be entirely faultless in order to receive remunerations to help you recover from your injury. Contact the New York construction injury attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP, in order to discuss your injury and the legal options at your disposal.
Methods of Justifying Partial-Fault Injuries
Different states have various methods of justifying construction site personal injuries in which the injured party was partially at fault. The three categories for acquitting partial-fault injuries are:
- Pure Contributory Negligence
- Pure Comparative Fault
- Modified Comparative Fault
New York abides by the pure comparative fault method, by which the injured party is able to recover damages even if they are 99 percent at fault. The amount of damages the injured party is able to recover does decrease, however, depending on the level of negligence performed by that party.
Contact a New York Construction Injury Lawyer
At Hach & Rose, LLP, we understand the financial burden a construction site injury can place on you and your family. If you or someone you love was involved in a construction site accident partially through his or her own fault, our New York construction injury lawyers may be able to help the victim get financial compensation for damages. Contact our offices today by calling 866-LAWS-USA, and learn more about your legal options.