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Hispanics and Immigrants More Prone to Fatal Const. Accidents

If you've been injured in an accident or on the job, the attorneys of Hach & Rose, LLP have the knowledge, skills, and experience required to hold the party responsible for your injury accountable.

Last Updated: 07-28-2023
Last Updated: 07-28-2023
Written by: Michael A. Rose and Gregory Hach

Hispanics and immigrants working in the state of New York’s construction industry are the most susceptible to fatal construction accidents, according to a report by the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD).

In an online report published by the Latino Post Wednesday, February 26, the CPD states that from 2003 to 2011, 60% of fatalities in construction sites across New York City involved immigrants and/or Hispanics. The online report further stated that many people from these groups are undocumented, making them reluctant to report workplace incidents due to fear of termination or deportation.

At the Hach & Rose, LLP, we help New York workers injured in a construction accident evaluate their options for seeking financial compensation. Call us at (212) 779-0057 and let one of our attorneys help you explore the possibility of pursuing legal action.

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