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What can I expect to be compensated for?

Though every construction accident case will present its own unique set of circumstances, there are few general damages that accident victims seek to recover as part of their personal injury claims. Under the broader umbrella of damages that are related to pain and suffering, accident victims typically pursue reparations for the costs of medical and rehabilitative care, any loss of income, diminished capacity to earn income, and any emotional trauma they were forced to undergo as the result of the accident.

If you have been injured in a serious accident in New York, you should consult with one of the New York construction accident attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP to begin developing a legal strategy that is intended to help you recover the damages you sustained. To speak with one of our attorneys, please call one of our New York offices at 866-LAWS-USA today.

Employer negligence caused my construction accident; what can I do?

If you believe your employer is responsible for the injuries you sustained in a construction zone accident, you need to speak with an experienced attorney as soon as you possibly can. Property owners and contractors must take action, under sections 200 and 241-6 of the New York labor law, to correct any hazardous condition they should be reasonably aware of. As such, when injuries are the result of an unsafe worksite, a negligent employer or property owner may be determined to be responsible for any damages associated with those injuries.

The medical costs and recovery time associated with construction site injuries can be devastating. The New York injury lawyers at Hach & Rose, LLP, are dedicated to holding negligent employers accountable for permitting a hazardous workplace, and we may be able to advocate on behalf of your rights and interests. Discuss your case with us by calling 866-LAWS-USA today.

What are common repetitive motion injuries?  

Those who work on construction sites are susceptible to repetitive motion injuries. Repetitive motion injuries occur when employees lift heavy objects or perform the same task repeatedly. Some of the most common repetitive motion injuries include bursitis, tendonitis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. These injuries can require expensive treatments and keep you from returning to work immediately. Medical costs and lost wages can quickly accumulate into a stressful financial situation for injury victims and their families.

Fortunately, the lawyers at Hach & Rose, LLP, are dedicated to helping those who have suffered repetitive motion injuries. If you have suffered from a repetitive motion injury, there are steps you can take to seek financial compensation. Call 866-LAWS-USA today to speak with an experienced lawyer about your legal options.

Who is liable for my construction site injuries?

Liability for injuries in a construction accident largely depends on the cause of the accident. In some cases, equipment manufacturers may be liable for damage caused by faulty machinery, tools, or any other defective structure. In other accidents, negligence on the part of co-workers or third party contractors may be to blame. Property owners may be held liable in some cases, particularly if an accident was caused by ground conditions. Other instances may be the result of employer negligence, when an employer does not ensure that a construction site abides by certain safety standards, or workers are not properly trained.

If you have experienced a construction accident and are unsure who could be held liable, an attorney at Hach & Rose, LLP, can help you determine who is responsible for your injuries. Call our offices in New York at Hach & Rose, LLP today to discuss your particular case and your options for recourse.

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